Choosing complementary colors on the color wheel is one way to make sure that a shirt and pants match. Colors opposite each other on the wheel are complementary.Continue Reading
There are a few rules to follow to make sure clothes match.
If wearing a bright shirt, gray will help lessen the vividness of the color so the wearer does not look tacky.
Choosing different hues of the same color will help make sure the outfit matches.
White matches everything and makes any outfit look pulled together. It matches patterns, stripes and any color under the rainbow.
The key to wearing a tie with a striped shirt is to match or coordinate the tie's colors to the dominant color of the shirt. It is possible to wear solid, striped, patterned or even paisley ties with striped shirts.Full Answer >
Grey is one of the most universal colors for pants that matches almost any color of shoe. Some shades of grey and charcoal may not match well with certain shoe colors. The final decision about what to wear should always be dictated by what an individual feels looks best.Full Answer >
Wardrobe colors that match light blue are another primary color (yellow or red), a complementary color (the color exactly opposite on the color wheel) such as a shade of dark orange, another lighter or darker shade of blue and a neutral color such as black, tan or white. A color wheel helps determine complementary, monochromatic and triad color shades that go together in a matching wardrobe.Full Answer >
A black shirt worn with khaki pants is perfectly acceptable. Many style experts now even encourage combinations of khaki, black and brown. Contemporary standards have more to do with balance and personal style than the old prohibitions on color mixing.Full Answer >