Green for Springs

As a Spring, you've no doubt embraced a bit of green already. Most Springs have at least one green that they feel really comfortable with, and it can be a great way to bring a bit of nature inspired brightness to an outfit.

But don't just limit yourself to your 'comfort' green. Springs actually have three main types of greens in their palette, and you can embrace them all. The deeper leaf greens, the lighter brighter kerry and grass shades, and the paler but still vibrant mints and limes. Let's take a look at how to identify each one, and put it together in an outfit.

Mint green makes a delicate contrast to light neutrals for summer outfits. Be careful not to go too blue or you will end up in pastel duck egg territory, which belongs to Summers - go for either something with plenty of yellow or a pastel aqua spearmint shade.

Kettlewell items shown: Silky Scoop NeckMilan Knit CardiganTassel Necklace

Grass and kerry greens are the brightest of the Spring greens - they have a very definite yellow undertone and an almost alive glow. Some Springs find themselves not quite brave enough to embrace the brightest of Spring greens - ease yourself in with a splash of bright green in an all neutral outfit.

Kettlewell items shown: Long Sleeve TeeShort Ruched SkirtSuede Tassel ClutchTassel Necklace

Leaf green falls among the more 'sensible' brights in the Spring palette, feeling a little safer to many than vibrant flamingo pink or canary yellow. It is the least warm of your greens, having a fair amount of blue in it, but still looks yellow-toned rather than blue - be careful not to slip into Winter's bluer emerald green in the search for brightness. It makes a fabulous splash of bright in a workwear outfit.

Kettlewell items: Tasha TopLong LeggingsLong Vest TopTassel Necklace

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