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What color goes best with green?

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Purple is the color that goes best with green. Purple is the opposite of green on the color wheel, and when paired together, it makes green stand out.

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Purple eye shadow and a bright purple shirt make green eyes stand out. Matching green with other colors depends on the look the person is trying to achieve, such as a fall color clothing scheme of dark green paired with dark browns and blues. A spring clothing scheme consists of bright green with brighter oranges and yellows. A summer clothing scheme consists of lighter greens paired with aqua, teal and bright blues. A winter color clothing color scheme consists of darker greens with white or light grays.

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