Cobalt Blue: Lookbook & Style Inspiration

Cobalt blue is a color that doesn’t really have an obvious season associated with it. It fits in with every type of weather, every climate, and every skin tone. Lately, I’ve been drawn to it, and due to it being a color I never wear, I don’t have a single stitch of cobalt in my wardrobe.

So many shades of blue are calm and cool, tranquil and relaxing… Not cobalt blue. Cobalt blue is a shouter. It’s not neon or even electric, but the boldness of a dark-side-of-medium blue like cobalt makes it extra vibrant. There’s something about it that is very chilled out and energetic at the same time. I don’t know. It’s a cool color, and it belongs on more things that aren’t my cat’s favorite toy that I’ve been admiring staring at all week.

I used to be paranoid about pairing a cobalt blue top with a pair of jeans because both were blue, but I’m pretty sure that at this point in my life, I couldn’t care less. Bring on the blues! The more the merrier! Luckily, other people who have a larger clothing budget than I do are on the same cobalt vibe that I am, thus providing me with some fantastic outfit inspiration. But don’t worry, there are 20+ affordable pieces of cobalt blue fashion mixed in to make up the difference!

Sabina Bacevich Cobalt Blue Outfit Fashion INspiration

Sabrina Bacevich

Bobeau Tiered Split Back Top, $28.80 (was $48); Artisan NY Ankle Twill Skinny Pant, $16.99 (were $25)

Missguided Kimono Style Romper, $40.63; DP Curve T-Shirt Maxi Dress, $39

Cobalt Blue Eye Look Dark Complexion Gold Makeup Look

via Carol Shaw

Revlon PhotoReady Eye Art Lid+Lash+Line in Cobalt Crystals, $7.19 ; Colourpop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Jellies, $6; Sonia Kashuk Knock Out Nail Polish, $4.99

T by Alexander Wang Striped Cotton Bra Top, $70.35 (was $150); SimplyBe Zip Trim Jacket, $57.50 (was $109.95)

Topshop Colour Block 78 Bodysuit, $35; Wildfox Mermaid X-Ray Tee, $29.97 (was $64)

The Fashio flite Ombre Skirt Cobalt Blue

The Fashion Flite


Westbrook Oversized Clutch Purse, $25; Baublebar Druzy Ball Chain Pendant Necklace, $16.97 (was $38)

Topshop Tie Wrap Dress, $74; Saks Fifth Ave RED Double Ruffled Top, $29.99 (was $68)

Fashion by Elin Blue Shirt Shots Fashio Inspiration

Fashion by Elin

Westbound Plus Park Ave Bermuda Shorts, $38; Express Convertible Sleeve Portofino Shirt, $49.90

Gabriella Rocha Elissa Bucket Purse, $37.99 (was $74); Uniqlo Chino Micro Shorts, $19.90

Amber Dean Cobalt Blue Makeup NYX

Amber Dean via @nyxcosmetics

Sam Edelman Carrin Platform Espadrilles, $63 (was $90); boohoo Alice Racer Back Maxi Dress, $26

Vince Camuto Stretch Knit Pencil Skirt, $29.99 (was $49); Mellow World Amanda Quilted Crossbody Wallet, $28.99 (was $35)

Merna Mariella Cobalt Blue Dress Fashion Inspiration

Merna Mariella

Top image via Angelina Is

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