The Colour That Makes Everything Look More Expensive

What is it about camel clothes that makes everything look more expensive? Of course, it tends to be all in how you wear it. Whether you're draping a beige coat over your shoulders or pairing a black roll-neck with a brown skirt, there are plenty of ways to wear this neutral that will give your outfit a luxe lift. Even better, there are plenty of different shades, so if you're not fussed about the darker side of the spectrum, there are more oatmeal-based tones to love. As usual, it's best to turn to the street stylers who have nailed these looks. Two key tips are to make sure the outfit is never overly fussy and to make sure your accessories are kept to a minimum. Keep scrolling to see what we're talking about, and shop some camel-coloured pieces right now.

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Style Notes: Actress Emmy Rossum keeps it simple with a pinstripe dress and red lipstick with a camel coat thrown over her shoulders.

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Style Notes: Go for vintage vibes with a roll-neck and oversized sunnies.

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Style Notes: A pair of tracksuit bottoms can look seriously elegant when paired with a camel coat. To keep the look from washing out, add red accessories to create an accent.

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Style Notes: The classic ankle boot–and-jean outfit never gets tired, especially with a beige jacket.

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Style Notes: Who says this palette is just for summer? Look for camel-coloured knitwear come wintertime.

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Style Notes: Lucy Williams knows what she's doing with this look. She keeps it simple with the checked trousers and boots, but then she matches her bag colour with her jumper.

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Style Notes: Neutral but inventive, this beige co-ord could be a little sassy for some, but with the layered white top and plain accessories, it's completely sophisticated.

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Style Notes: Black + camel = the dream team.

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Style Notes: Purple and pink seem like divisive colours to wear with beige, but remember this neutral can take quite powerful additions.

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Style Notes: We're totally here for the top that matches the coat.

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Style Notes: Red is always one of the colours to wear with camel.

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Style Notes: If you're wearing a side-slit skirt and a pair of strappy sandals, a cosy camel sweater does the day-to-night trick for you.

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Style Notes: The camel suit is eternally chic. Just add white and black.

There's so much chic satin around right now that we suggest you invest.

Who doesn't love a bit of pom-pom embellishment?

Even a small bit of beige can make all the difference.

Max Mara always come up with the goods when it comes to camel pieces.