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How To Wear Marsala

Channel 2015's color of the year in the fashion department.
How To Wear Marsala Channel 2015's color of the year in the fashion department.

Happy New Year, ladies! We’re pretty sure you’ve ended 2014 with a bang, so now all that’s left to do is to start 2015 in style. And what better way to do that than by sporting the color of the year, no? We’ve already revealed to you the big news from Pantone, but just in case you need a little refresher, “Marsala” is the name of this year’s trendiest color. Jot that down now, will you? This earthy wine shade falls under the Terracotta or Brick family, and the good news is that there are many ways to sport it in the fashion department. Don’t believe us? Scroll down and we’ll give you some examples to jumpstart your wardrobe with.

LAID-BACK CHIC

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Perfect for: A casual day with your girlfriends

Your boyfriend jeans can be the perfect balance to a simple top in a Marsala hue. You can wear this to a casual lunch out with friends and still look relaxed yet effortlessly cool. Not to mention, you can style a basic cami in many different ways, so just consider it as a good investment.

LITTLE MISS PREPPY

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Perfect for: You first day of internship

Think you’re too cool for school? Find a skater skirt in the shade of wine to ace the preppy look and then you can walk the talk. Whether you’re trying to make a good impression at your internship or you're simply putting together a double-tap worthy #OOTD, trust us, this style equation would serve you well.

CLASSY AND SASSY

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Perfect for: That important client meeting

If you're shopping for Marsala-colored pieces, be sure to also throw in a versatile item of clothing that you can wear again and again. For example, you can wear this textured tunic at work and even to client meetings. You can even wear this as a dress, we bet! It all lies in the accesorizing to give one look many different twists. 

DRESSED TO KILL

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Perfect for: Date night with boyfriend

Forget about being pretty in pink! You can be classy in Marsala instead. This flirty dress will work impeccably for your date nights even if it’s no longer 2015. Pair it with black barely-there sandals, swipe a deep berry shade of lippie on your pouts, and then you’re all set to sweep someone off his feet tonight.

Now that you already have some ideas on how to wear the color of the year, it's time for you to put together your own Marsala-inspired outfit! And to help you with that, here's a color guide for you to figure out which shades will work best with this earthy wine hue. Have fun playing dress-up, ladies!

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