Must-Have Monday: Orange Is The New Black

“And last week I saw Cameron Diaz at Fred Segal, and I talked her out of buying this truly heinous angora sweater. Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed”.

Well, no offense to Elle Woods, but to many a fashionista’s surprise, orange is one of this summer’s hottest colors.

Orange and navy are my college’s colors, and I seriously could not find one good thing that looked good with orange. It stands out on its own and is just awkwardly bright. But I guess that’s the point, if it’s supposed to be a  “universally flattering” color.

And speaking of this post’s title, taken of course from the popular Netflix series, the second season starts this Friday, June 6.

Since summer’s all about having fun, go ahead and add the punchy citrus hue to your closet with these easy picks:

NARS Lip Gloss in Wonder, $26, Sephora.com

nars orange lip gloss

Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Raven (orange-red), $28, Sephora.com

hourglass cosmetics orange liquid lipstick

 

OPI Nail Polish in In My Back Pocket, $8.50, Opi.com

opi orange nail polish

Silk Band Collar Shirt, $98, Cwonder.com

c wonder orange shirt

THML Clothing Maxi Dress, $89, Piperlime.com

thml orange maxi dress

Tinley Road Notch Neck A-Line Mini, $44.99, Piperlime.com

tinley road orange mini dress

Belted Cuffed Editor Shorts, $49.50, Express.com

express editor shorts

Crochet Days Shift Dress, $22.80, Forever21.com

 

forever 21 orange crochet dress

Mix-Fabric Racer Tank, $24.95, Gap.com

gap racerback tank

Aldo “Edilania” Pumps, $100, Aldo.com 

aldo orange pumps

River Island Orange Stud Box Clutch, $57.16, Asos.com

river island box clutch

Hannah Gettleman

Hannah Gettleman is a bubbly twenty-something living in Chicago. She graduated in 2012 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Journalism. Don't tell her that print is dying--she's already made the switch to public relations. As a Midwest girl, winter happens approximately 80% of the year, so she knows a thing or two about a good pair of snow boots. She lives for summer weather (even though she can never tan), Boy Meets World reruns, and an unhealthy addiction to dark chocolate and online shopping. She's a die-hard Chicago sports fan, even though she's well aware the Cubs always end up in last place every year.

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