A Hue For You

Color us ready for spring!

Becca Sabot


You live in neutrals. Wild is mixing black and white. This spring, think of bright as the new basic. A pair of red jeans will work with all of your foundation pieces and prove that you know how to have fun.

Don’t try to match your jewelry precisely. Amber is a warm complement to red. >>

Feeling daring? Add a second pop of color, such as a neon belt—a fresh accent to primary colors. >>

Wear heels to elongate the legs in cropped pants. A nude shade adds extra length. >>

 White button-down ($79.50), from Banana Republic • Zipper trench ($195), by Michael Michael Kors, from Herberger's  Red cropped slim jeans ($175), by Tory Burch, from Arafina  Neon stretchy belt ($34.50), from Ann Taylor Loft  Amber pebble necklace ($165), by Kenneth Jay Jane, from Melly  Tan heel ($795), by Yves Saint Laurent, from Neiman Marcus

Get the look:

Red jacket from Banana Republic

 If you do stick with the dark bottoms, try a bright jacket instead. Jacket ($130), from Banana Republic

Velvet matte lip pencil in Cruella by Nars, from Sephora

 Red lipstick could be your bold statement with a neutral ensemble, or extra fun with red jeans. Velvet matte lip pencil in Cruella ($24),by Nars, from Sephora

Belt by Berge, from Arafina

 Dress up your look with a snakeskin belt. Belt ($135), by Bergé, from Arafina

Where to Buy

 Ann Taylor Loft, seven metro locations including Rosedale Center, 651-633-6044,  Arafina, Galleria, 952-925-1565, Banana Republic five metro locations including Mall of America, 952-854-1818, • Bumbershute 5014 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-475-2684 Gap 10 metro locations including Rosedale Center, 651-636-5595, Herberger’s six metro locations including Southdale Center, 952-926-3004, Houndstooth 5749 Egan Dr., Savage, 952-440-2807; 582 Prairie Center Dr., Ste. 223, Eden Prairie, 952-261-2974, Lululemon three metro locations including The Shops at West End, 763-545-9069, Melly Galleria, 952-929-9252, Neiman Marcus 505 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-339-2600,  N’etc., 5005 France Ave. S., Mpls., 612-922-9321,  Nike Mall of America, 952-854-5042,  Parc Boutique 320 Hennepin Ave. E., Mpls., 612-353-4966,  Patagonia1648 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 651-698-1703,  Pumpz & Co., Galleria, 952-926-2252, Sephora three locations including Ridgedale Center, 952-513-1306, Target