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I've just seen mustard and rust all over the shops. Please tell me they arent THE colours...

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EustaciaVye Wed 31-Aug-11 10:58:21

for this Autumn.

bertiecat Wed 31-Aug-11 10:59:12

yes, and orange. Blurgh.

luxuryhamper Wed 31-Aug-11 11:00:21

i don't mind rusty colours but prefer deeper mulberry which is also everywhere, much more flattering

EustaciaVye Wed 31-Aug-11 11:00:24

Does mustard suit anyone who doesnt have luscious chocolate brown skin (not me)?

scurryfunge Wed 31-Aug-11 11:00:58

It is all very Angela Rippon.

EustaciaVye Wed 31-Aug-11 11:01:10

I suit bright reds, greens and blues. How am I going to make my wardrobe look remotely fashionable?

worldgonecrazy Wed 31-Aug-11 11:01:22

I love rust and deep ruby reds, so I'm loving the autumn colours. Not so keen on mustard though.

iklboo Wed 31-Aug-11 11:02:51

So...Star Trek uniforms for the Xmas party this year then?

luxuryhamper Wed 31-Aug-11 11:04:45

bright colours are also everywhere though aren;t they, especially jeans

EustaciaVye Wed 31-Aug-11 11:07:18

I've been away a few weeks and not near any shops. having just been into town all I could see was a sea of rust and mustard.

I can do ruby red, but not mulberry as it doesnt suit me.

EustaciaVye Wed 31-Aug-11 11:08:17

Having had my colours done in the past, it is a CURSE, I tell you....No more can I wear something ghastly in blissful ignorance. It has made me halve me annual shopping budget hmm

warmandwooly Wed 31-Aug-11 12:15:30

I will be doing orange in the form of a bag but as for mustard...yuk!

Zwitterion Wed 31-Aug-11 12:20:48

I love mustard and orange, really suits me so I'm liking all this!

EustaciaVye Wed 31-Aug-11 12:39:52

I can do brown and teal. That will have to be my limit though.

ellangirl Wed 31-Aug-11 12:59:20

Awful colours for me, I agree with eustacia!

Verso Wed 31-Aug-11 13:16:18

I love mustard (ochre?!), rust and orange so am really pleased at all the choice in the shops (although I'm on a spending diet right now so need to window shop only for a bit!)

SinicalSal Wed 31-Aug-11 13:18:48

what about deep peaches and corals? I got a dark coral jacket which I think suits me.

member Wed 31-Aug-11 13:24:06

This was exactly the reaction I had; it's not a nice orangey rust either, it's sludgy & on peg-leg chinos. Not wild on the crepe soles either.

PaigeTurner Wed 31-Aug-11 19:09:35

Lots of 'American Tan' stuff too, if you want to dress up as a big, sloppy shit.

vesela Wed 31-Aug-11 19:20:01

I love the orange and pink they have together in H&M. Seriously, it looks excellent the way they've put it together.

MonkeyJungleConga Wed 31-Aug-11 19:20:54

Hate them both but they look great on me. hmm

iklboo Wed 31-Aug-11 19:27:12

If I wear orange I look like the forgotten Xmas satsuma. You know, the one you find about May......

AutumnWitch Wed 31-Aug-11 21:34:40

I'd never normally touch mustard in a million years, but this picture from the jigsaw site (second image in) convinced me to try it. I bagged a cheap long sleeve top from new look which seems to work under more sane colours.

Still avoiding rust though...

MissVerinder Wed 31-Aug-11 21:59:39

I can do rust, but mustard+oliveskin=worried mother!

"Are you alright? You look dreadful!"

kickassangel Thu 01-Sep-11 03:27:52

but if the 'in' colours don't suit you, aren't you just supposed to do touches/accessories?

summer colours aren't good on me, so I get a bright (idh) summery bag & nail varnish, maybe a bit of cheap jewellery, then use more neutral colors with it. also much cheaper

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