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Tuesday, March 13th 2012

How to Wear Mint Green

When we’re not talking white this spring, we’re talking about bold brights. And when it’s not bold brights, we’re on to pale pastels. In short: spring’s got a thing for cheery color. One that’s making a big splash: mint green. Spotted on runways and trickling into What’s New, the ice cream shade has come a long way since its ’60s heyday, which raises the question: How does one go about making this retro color feel totally today?

Take your cues from the DVF runway (pictured) and go with a tailored look paired back to mixed neutrals, or make yours a dressed-up casual approach with mint Paige jeans and a crisp blouse. The truly forward among us will appreciate the monochromatic look, where a mint blouse styled back to pistachio pants is eye-catching without going over the top. Look only as far as this brilliantly styled ensemble (if I may brag up our stylists for a moment) featuring A.L.C. by Andrea Lieberman for proof.


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