The best ways to wear the coral trend

The best ways to wear the coral trend

The best ways to wear the coral trend. It’s one of the biggest colours of 2019. Coral or ‘Living Coral’ – Pantone’s colour of the year 2019 has been dominating fashion trends this year. According to Pantone: “Symbolising our innate need for optimism and joyful pursuits, Living Coral embodies our desire for playful expression.”

But you don’t just have to stick with Living Coral. You can choose any shade.

It is that one hue that has it all: a slight shade of orange and a tint of pink.

While coral can be playful and optimistic, it may not be a shade you currently have in your wardrobe or you may not know how to make it part of your personal style.

Here are some tips on how to incorporate coral into your life.

Bold Coral

Feeling bold? Try to incorporate bold coral into your wardrobe to turn heads. It can be dressed down with a nice pair of jeans or sneakers. Or dress up with a mini dress with black heels.

If bold coral clothes are a bit intimidating, try using coral in your makeup routine. With moderation, coral can highlight the face beautifully and give a little pop of colour into your everyday routine.

Soft Coral

A softer coral shade will make a statement without causing too much attention. This shade can be paired with simple jeans or with a basic fashion item such as a white top. Or switch it up and pair a white top with some coral trousers.

These coral slim-leg trousers not only look fresh but are comfortable too. Made with hemp fabric, they have a slim fit shape which is flattering on pretty much anyone.

How to wear coral
  • Try to pair coral with a neutral colour for day wear.
  • Less is more with this shade, so don’t add a lot of other bright colours.
  • Gold and rose-gold accessories will match any shade of coral.
  • Don’t be afraid of wearing prints in coral.
  • Avoid going for heavy layering with the colour coral.
  • Neutral footwear is your best choice when wearing coral.
What colours work best with coral
  • Black and white monochrome
  • Lilac
  • Blue
  • Camel
  • Green
  • Gray

Here at we always promote fashion sustainability. Where possible, please exchange your clothing with others to increase their longevity which ensures they do not go towards landfill which is bad for the environment.

Always check out how and where your clothes, beauty products and accessories are made before purchase to ensure they are not only ethically produced but environmentally friendly. We can all play our part and make the difference to working towards a better and cleaner fashion environment here in Ireland.


The best ways to wear the coral trend

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