The colour palettes that will never go out of style!

With each season that comes and goes, there will always be key colour combinations that never go out of style. Colours like black, white, red, grey and navy should form the basis of any wardrobe.

All it takes is a few simple wardrobe staples. Today we’ll take you through the basic colour palettes that will give you a strong foundation for any future look. Simply add a few trend items, colours or accessories of the season, and you’ll remain sharp and in-style without having to reinvent your entire wardrobe.

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PRINTS

When looking at a print, choose the darkest colour to act as your base. The feature colour, on the other hand, can help highlight your look.

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With a black and white print top, it is particularly easy to team it with black, then introduce one of your favourite colours to give it some oomph.

Don’t forget to coordinate your accessories too! For the above look, we have added a blue scarf and handbag with a blue panel.

Black Pepper liberty 7/8th length pant
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Polka Luka metropolis earrings
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Black Pepper scarf
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Black Pepper kalista admire top
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Black Pepper trimmed totebag
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KNITS

Here at the Starts at 60 Style team, we simply adore colour! The above print top – spanning grey, beige, white, black and – gives the eye plenty to take in. Rather than adding more to the palette, we have anchored it with the print’s darkest colour: black.

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We have chosen the print’s gorgeous red as our highlight, which we have picked up with a luxurious cardi, scarf and shoes. Subtle gold accessories complete the look.

Black Pepper celeste knit cardigan
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Marc Jacobs tiny cut out logo bangle
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Black Pepper check scarf
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Black Pepper polly admire top
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Top End amelie red shoe
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David Jones pashminetta
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Colette by Colette Hayman hoop earrings
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Marc Jacobs fergus watch
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PATTERNS

With this gorgeous knit (available as both a button-through cardi or a high-neckline top), the patterned hemline is the biggest focus.

When wearing a statement pattern like this, be sure to keep the rest of your look and accessories clean. Let the knit be the star.

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Black Pepper kayla cardigan
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Black Pepper scarf
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Black Pepper kayla top
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Walnut Melbourne ava black patent ballet flat
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Black Pepper winterlock top
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Top End orma black flat
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Najo synchronicity earring
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With these simple rules, and tiny updates from season to season, you’ll have core palette that will remain in style for many years to come!

 

 Which of these looks is your favourite? And what colour palettes or items do you rely on to stay in style?

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This article has been sponsored by Black Pepper. It has been written independently by the Starts at 60 team as it provides insights into what we feel is valuable and relevant content for our community. To find out more about Black Pepper, check out their full clothing range by clicking here.

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