Rust and russet orange are the two shades of red earth that never get out of season. With their intensive warmth, these mineral hues brighten our looks with the alluring power of sunny landscapes and a truly magnetic touch.
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Rust and russet orange are the two fashion colors with a very specific attribute: Natural warmth. Without being as resplendent as the richest reds, these hues irradiate still a magnetic aura and can easily become an vibrant eye-catcher. With its alluring romantic nature, rust is ideal for fashion looks with a nostalgic vintage flair. Russet orange, a rich orange shade with a soft brownish touch, is more energetic and proves to be the best choice for high-spirited, charismatic looks. Both fashion colors have notably something in common: They appear glamorous and nonchalant as well and can be easily matched with each other!
Below, your will find ten selected high-end fashion looks in rust and russet orange: Each of them embodying a very characteristic, unmistakable style!
1. The Elegant Boho Look
A boho fashion look in rust finds its most luxurious version in this Maxi dress by Etros. Lively, colorful, with subtle russet orange shades, this exquisite fashion piece in soft silk can be elegantly contrasted with black suede pieces like the Zoe Pumps by Yves Saint Laurent and the Kriss leather bag by See by Chloé.
2. The Romantic Western Look
If you wish to enrich your romantic style with a slightly breeze of wild west feeling, you can opt for an airy silk dress with paisley prints. In the fashion color rust, this Silk dress by Etro shows a truly nostalgic side, embellished with quillings. With a refined vintage touch, this fashion look is complete with the Suede ankle boots by Givenchy and the Stella Star bag by Stella McCartney.
3. The Exotic Look
If you have a special preference for oriental luxury, you will never resist the temptation to wear a gorgeous kaftan. You will probably be seduced by this Silk kaftan by Etro, that skillfully contrasts the colors rust and russet orange on a grey and black background. Rendering homage to the refinement of this piece, you can create a unique fashion look with light grey pieces like the Suede leather pumps by Prada and the Knot satin clutch by Bottega Veneta.
4. The Color-Blocking Look
The minimalist style captivates with simple lines and shapes. Combined with the power of color-blocking, it acquires a more energetic expression. The Jersey dress Mya by Tory Burch shows us easily how this happens. On the basis of a creamy white, a deep blue block is cut by a golden yellow edge, that leads us to the protagonist of the season: A rich russet orange! You can give this look an elegant touch with the Golden leather top ballerinas by Gianvito Rossi and the Stella Star bag by Stella McCartney in delicate cream and gold shades.
5. The Casual Patchwork-Look
There is nothing more ideal for a casual vintage look, than a tasteful patchwork fashion piece. Combined with deep blue and golden yellow, Tory Burch presents us here the Silk shirt dress Bianca in russet orange with ingenious geometric prints. We complete this nonchalant fashion look with comfortable accessories in neutral hues like the Rockstud patent leather ballerinas by Valentino Garavani and the Leather bag Nile by Chloé.
6. The Classy Polka Dots Look
Polka Dots are always a good choice for good vibes, being playful and exquisitely feminine, as well. With large, white polka dots on a deep russet orange background, the Silk wrap dress Tilly by Diane von Furstenberg offers a refined piece with this effect. Alluring pieces like the white plexi leather pumps Gianvito Rossi and the unmistakable Queen and King Clutch von Alexander McQueen add more refinement to this unique ladylike fashion look.
7. The Powerful Fashion Look
The warm trendy colors rust and russet orange, in their most intensive versions, are perfect for glossy fashion looks with an eye-catching effect. The rich russet orange hue of this Satin dress by Jonathan Simkhai illustrates brilliantly such an impact and is a must-have for ladies keen on powerful fashion statements. We refresh this bright piece of fashion with navy blue accessories like the Suede leather pumps von Jimmy Choo and the Velvet bag Dyonisius by Gucci.
8. The Casual Fashion Look
A monochromatic dress in russet orange has a totally different effect in wool and cotton than in satin. Still exuding warmth and liveliness, in these materials it gains a rather nonchalant touch, specially if combined with rust, copper or chestnut pieces. The Wool-blend dass Sabah von Jacquemus shows exactly what we mean. The metallic copper Leather ballerinas by Aquazzura and the chestnut Leather bag GV by Givenchy make this fashion look ideal for a relaxed walk in the city.
9. The Airy Fashion Look
In its liveliest versions, a sunny russet orange can create a truly sensorial experience. This happy hue brings the sun closer and feels like a warm summer breeze. If you wish to brighten your day in a minute, this is thus the color of your choice! We find our favorite fashion piece for this effect in the Silk dress by Diane von Furstenberg, which we match with the glitter pumps and the clutch Emmie by Jimmy Choo for a soft brilliant touch.
10. The Magnetic Look
Russet orange flower prints are perfect for romantic fashion looks with a magnetic air. Contrasted with velvet black, this hue gets a thrilling effect, as seen in the Silk dress Marion by Veronica Beard. Matched with the black Leather ankle boots by Marni and the small Leather bag Nile Minaudière by Chloé in a rich caramel shade, we create the ideal attire for an unforgettable first date!
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