Fall Inspiration: BCBGMAXAZRIA’s Orange & Taupe Colorblocking

On the off-chance that you’re not entirely disgusted with the phrase “tangerine tango,” aka Pantone’s Color Of The Year 2012, we’re here to bring you more juicy (SEE WHAT I DID THERE?) color smash-ups. I’ve been watching the #NYFW shows on this wonderful, glorious youtube channel, mbfashionweek – full runway shows! – and this season’s BCBGMAXAXRIA had me so enchanted that immediately following the conclusion of the SS2013 show, I bounced into their FW2012 gallery to relive the warm’n’cozy graphic glory that was their fall collection (aka what I you should be wearing right now, if you have a trust fund or sugar daddy).

I’d somehow forgotten how mashed-sweet-potatoes-y this color palette felt! Not just in color, but in the¬†comfort level, too! Long, pajama-fitted dresses and roomy jackets and the autumn version of neon – tangerrrrorange. Mixed up with taupe and brown, and you have a decidedly un-boring combo.

Now Do That, But Cheaper

[Clockwise, from top left: Xhileration Faux Leather Blazer in Midnight Tan, $29.99; Julia Jordan Striped Waist Dress, $74.25; Anne Klein Cotton Lace Skirt, $44.99; Mishra Short Sleeve Sweater, $98; Felicity & Coco High-Low Dress, $68; Seychelles Two Birds heels, $98.95.]

Lindsay Ginn

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