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Mustard and lavender might sound like a weird combo, but it actually works! Click through to see why.
Look #1: Clash of the Titans

You know how the right dissonant chord perfectly placed in a song takes it from good to "I'm going to lay on my back and listen to this 100 times in a row like a brooding teenager" amazing? Well, the same logic applies here: a zing of clashing color makes any outfit more exciting. But be judicious about how many new shades you introduce; too many will take the look from cool to crazy.

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Look #2: Baby Blue Jeans

Rather than wear head-to-toe cornflower, periwinkle or sky, work some denim into your look. It fits well with the color scheme, but not in a bland matchy-matchy way—the contrasting textures keep things interesting. Just don't default to a standard blue-jeans-and-top combination! Incorporating skirts, shirts and dresses feels so much more special.

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Look #3: Lady Danger
Because pastels ride a fine line between feeling feminine and sickly sweet, it helps to counter the airy-fairy palette with something substantial and strong. Go with a classic moto jacket: it'll set your outfit off-kilter in the best kind of way.
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Look #4: Buttery Soft

Everywhere you'd ordinary wear khaki or cream, swap in faded yellow for a relaxed, understated look. You've really got to take a less-is-more approach with this shade, though, so no bright colors or bold patterns (unless it's a pair of neon trainers because as Eva says, sneakers don't have to match!).

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Look #5: Bring On The Black

Although you might already know about the genius combination of powder blue and noirit's been everywhere lately—the formula works with other pastels, too. Don't be afraid to experiment!

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Look #6: All In The Family

Two contrasting shades from the same section of the color wheel are guaranteed to go great together—but just two! Otherwise your outfit will start to feel sloppy. That goes for accessories as well: pick neutral or metallic pieces.

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