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30 Oddball Color Combos That Stun

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    Savvy girls know that mixing prints is a shortcut to the fashion big leagues. But, if you're still a little print-shy — or, if you're looking for your next sartorial challenge — here's a secret: Pairing unexpected colors can be as bold as mixing plaids and stripes.

    Mixing amethyst with coral, or baby-pink with Crayola-style primary colors takes some mojo to master, of course. So, we dug up the 30 inspirational images so you can see exactly what makes an oddball color combo work.

    Ready to bust out of the black-and-grey pack? Read on for a quick primer on color theory.

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