How to wear spring's favourite hue: tan

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I usually associate the colour tan with the cooler months, but not this season.

You will see it all over stores in clothing and accessories - especially since the '70s are making such a big comeback! 

Here are a few tips on how to wear it:

If tan suits your complexion

Feel free to wear it close to your face in a top or dress. 

If you are unsure if it’s one of your best colours, put a tan item up close to your face and look at what happens to your under-eye area and complexion.

If your under-eye area looks darker or your complexion looks yellow, it’s not your best colour.

Just see how Joan Smalls rocks a lightweight tan jacket on the runway...

If tan doesn’t suit your complexion

Wear it on the bottom or in an accessory. 

There is an array of handbags, belts and shoes in tan. This makes it easy for anyone to wear it.

Tan is a wonder colour for inter-seasonal dressing. It makes creating a spring look super easy to do, no matter the weather.

If it’s a beautiful day, create a fabulous spring look by wearing tan with light or bright colours. 

For example, wear a tan mock suede skirt with a white blouse or bright blue top with a pair of gladiator sandals.

Amy Scheepers shows us a perfect example of this on her Instagram:

If it’s chilly out, you can wear tan with darker colours and or denim and closed shoes.

To see how this works, take a look at this video:

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