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Tropical colour combinations for Autumns

The autumn palette can at first glance feel like a decidedly un-tropical one, but once you eliminate the most muted shades you are left with a huge range of nature inspired vibrant shades; tropical greens, bold coral and deep sea tones.

Autumns usually look their best doing tonal looks, without too much contrast, and this is a rule to embrace or flout when rocking your tropicals, depending on your frame of mind. Layering vibrant grass and moss shades with neutral cream tones gives a wonderful tonal look inspired by palm trees and sand, but contrasting coral with saffron with sand makes for a beautiful vibrant tropical look with absolutely no hint of 'sludge' whatsoever. Remember that your autumn teals can be turned tropical with the addition of contrasting bright oranges and browns too.

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Kettlewell items shown:

Image 1: Long Camisole in Vanilla, Shawl Collar Wrap in Light Moss, 3/4 Length Leggings in Chocolate, Cashmere Gauze Stole in Meadow Green

Image 2: Slub Charli Top in Saffron, Short Cascade in Hot Coral, Short Ruched Skirt in Savannah

Image 3: Lace Camisole in Steel Blue, Milan Knit Crossover in Paprika, Jersey Maxi Skirt in Marine Blue, Florence Infinity Scarf in Soft Teal

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