Why Your Wardrobe Needs Yellow!

Hi Everyone – hope you’re having a fab day!

Do you already have yellow in your wardrobe or is it the one colour you never thought of until now?

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I could have named this post “The power of the random purchase” as it was years ago whilst shopping in NZ with one of my dear friends that I came across this yellow top from Witchery.

Thinking it was super pretty and on sale at the time I randomly bought it without analysing too much – let alone having a plan about what I would wear it with. Years later it is still such an important part of my wardrobe that when it is no longer wearable I know i’ll have to replace it with another yellow item!


So why did this yellow top become so important?

5 Reasons Your Wardrobe Needs Yellow:

1. It brightens absolutely every outfit – I love wearing this in summer over pale trousers / shorts and skirts or alternatively mix it with a dark suit to brighten up the look.

2. According to runway looks it is the Current Hot trend – see Shiatzy Chen and Moschino.

3. Yellow is a trend that remains throughout the years – it’s never out of fashion.

4. Yellow is the one colour that looks fab on both blondes and brunettes.

5. Yellow makes people happy – wearing it will brighten the mood of both you and those around you!


A few favourite yellow picks currently available online:


ASOS Obi Wrap Ultimate 70s Blouse was €50.70 now €25.35


Mela Loves London Tunic In Flower & Bird Print was  €35.21 now €17.61


Suncoo Drop Waist Dress in Yellow €119.71


Lena top now £39


Lavish Alice Cape Blazer €76.05

Wishing you all a fab day and lots of “Yellow” fun!

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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!

  1. Oh, this lace top is so pretty and I Love the punch yellow offers to a wardrobe! I admit to not having many yellow tops, but I do have several yellow skirts. I really enjoyed your reasons for adding yellow to a wardrobe.

  2. I love yellow, but it doesn’t look good on everybody. Some shades of yellow make my face look pale/greenish BUT bright colors like your top are great on me. I also purchased my first yellow without thinking because the price was good, but since then I add one or two yellow pieces every summer. This year I bought yellow purse and it is my favorite purse for summer. I brightens the most boring outfits.

    1. I totally agree with your comments Irina – you have to be careful about the shade of yellow – personally I too tend to stay away from light mustard yellow. I bet your yellow purse looks adorable.

      Thanks for commenting and have a lovely weekend,

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