If You Get Bored Wearing Black, Try These 6 Colours Instead

Autumn is synonymous with colours such as navy, olive, burgundy and, of course, black, but 2019 is shaping up to be more colourful than any winter season before it. Instead, designers decided to incorporate hues including purple, lime green and bright blue into their autumn/winter 2019 collections, which has resulted in our favourite stores looking less drab and significantly more fab.

Knowing how to wear bright colours in autumn might needn't be as daunting as it might seem. Sure, there's no denying that darker shades can be thrown together with little thought practically with the guarantee that they'll go together, but with a bit of know-how, styling vivid hues in the cold-weather couldn't be simpler.

We've whittled down the key colour trends that are set to take off this autumn and have showcased our favourite ways to wear each one with the help of some of our sartorially blessed Instagram friends. Keep scrolling to see how to wear bright colours in autumn, and then shop the pieces you need to recreate these gorgeous looks.

1. PINK

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@wethepeoplestyle

Style Notes: Pink is proving just as popular as it was last year. Top-to-toe ensembles will look on-trend, but for an expensive-looking take, try wearing it with shades of camel and tan, as evidenced by Jessie Bush. 

2. BLUE

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@tamumcpherson

Style Notes: Blue is a colour many of us have in our wardrobes in denim form, but it looks much more striking in separates and dresses. It'll freshen up monochrome hues, but as Tamu proves, it also looks chic paired with tan and rust. 

3. YELLOW

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@babba

Style Notes: We all know that yellow is commonly associated with summer, but it also makes for a sleek colour option for autumn. Babba's chunky knit and satin midi skirt ensemble is made even cooler with the addition of snake-print boots and an '80s-style shoulder bag.

4. GREEN

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@maria_bernad

Style Notes: Green is one of autumn's biggest colour trends, and we're very much here for it. For maximum impact, follow Maria's lead and wear it top-to-toe in varying shades for a multi-layered look. 

5. RED

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@thehautepursuit

Style Notes: Red is one of our go-to hues and will earn you year-round style points. A simple jumper worn with ecru jeans and a printed trench will swiftly become your most-trusted attire. 

6. PURPLE

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@nnennaechem

Style Notes: Purple is as divisive as colours come, but lilac iterations of the hue are marginally easier to style. Make like Nnenna and wear a lilac two-piece suit with a bright striped jumper and white boots for a trend-led take.