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What colour cardi with a navy dress?

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pinkfrocks Mon 15-Dec-14 15:54:12

I have few smart summer dresses and they are all navy hmm
I am hoping to maybe pick up a cardi in the sales to wear on cooler days ( sleeveless dresses) but what colour?
I was thinking of camel or grey. I am fair skinned and have fair slightly strawberry blonde hair.
I don't want white or a harsh colour like red/ orange.

Floisme Mon 15-Dec-14 15:58:38

I know they say it should never be seen but I like navy and green. It doesn't have to be bright and I think there's a shade to suit most colourings.

GlitzAndGigglesx Mon 15-Dec-14 16:00:20

I like navy with cream or burgundy

MummyBeerest Mon 15-Dec-14 16:01:53

Brown would be nice

marymcb Mon 15-Dec-14 16:04:13

I think navy works with most colours, I personally like it with jewel colours such as jade or deep red.

MiniTheMinxLovesMinxPies Mon 15-Dec-14 16:04:15

Cream, camel, burgundy, grey, pewter, red or cerise.

pinkfrocks Mon 15-Dec-14 17:31:08

I don't suit bright colours- am too pale.
Don't suit red though a deep cherry is okay.

Legodino Mon 15-Dec-14 17:34:08

I came on to say a sort of red - either cherry or an orangey red.

Silver and blue could be nice. Sparkly?

Or a slightly different shade of blue

Or white and blue

Legodino Mon 15-Dec-14 17:34:59

Grey is much like silver

Legodino Mon 15-Dec-14 17:35:20

Would be nice with your hair colour

HelpMeGetOutOfHere Mon 15-Dec-14 17:36:01

Camel could be nice.

gonegrey56 Mon 15-Dec-14 19:01:47

I have a bright/lime green cropped cardigan from LK Bennett that I wear with my navy shift dress in the spring / summer . It goes well and often prompts favourable comment . I am a similar colouring to you !

Bakeoffcakes Mon 15-Dec-14 19:17:21

I too wear a lot of navy. My favourite colours ot wear with it at this time of are pale orange, greens and reds.

ouryve Mon 15-Dec-14 19:21:06

What about an apple green. Should suit your fair colouring and is nice and fresh without being too bright.

PrincessOfChina Mon 15-Dec-14 19:22:58

What shoes would you wear? I'd either go for coral or camel I think.

Hopefully Mon 15-Dec-14 19:32:53

Big fan of navy and mustard.

MuttonCadet Mon 15-Dec-14 19:33:57

I'm a similar colouring and wear navy with pale grey.

Legodino Mon 15-Dec-14 19:49:04

Mustard could work well

Legodino Mon 15-Dec-14 19:49:53

Or a brighter blue? Or sea side blue

pinkfrocks Mon 15-Dec-14 21:12:15

Thanks for all suggestions.
I don't get on with green; the only greens I suit are blue-greens, look awful in lime or any yellow toned grees, I am a 'cool' colour palette. look as if I am dying in mustard.

Like the idea of grey, a paler blue ( have that already in a cardi) camel and possibly cream or deep red.

Shesparkles Mon 15-Dec-14 21:15:16

Pale pink and navy are god together....although I may be biased as I. Wearing a navy and pale pink dress just now!

JemimaMuddledUp Mon 15-Dec-14 21:30:15

Well I was going to suggest mustard yellow as that is what I wear with mine and it looks fab, but I see you've already ruled that out!

RojaGato Tue 16-Dec-14 03:54:17

Light mauve or lilac/lavender, especially if you can get a yarn with variation in it.

BlueEyedWonder Tue 16-Dec-14 07:24:41

Cream, camel or mustard would give an expensive and chic look.

For an edgier look, I like black and navy together.

NeitherHereOrThere Tue 16-Dec-14 07:27:32

Aquamarine, coral, silver grey, bright light purple and fresh green all are great colours for those with Spring colouring.

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