4 Unexpected Color Combos That Wow

In the winter, it's all too easy to slip into the usual routine of combining the same colors again and again (blue and red anyone?)—or, even worse, slipping into all black everything. We've seen some seriously inspiring color combinations post-fashion week for spring '11 that have us tasting the rainbow. In order to diffuse some winter gloom, we've decided to share our very favorite combos. While they might not seem for the faint of heart, we've got some styling tips that will help you rock anything from orange and gray to copper and hot pink.
Mint Green and Maroon
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Above, from left: Taylor Tomasi, photo by Mr. Newton; Acne Oversized Sweater Dress, $299, available at GravityPope; Kensie Girl Cardigan, $69.99, available at ModCloth.
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Marigold and Neutrals
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Above, from left: Karen Walker, spring '11, photo by Lianna Tarantin; J.Crew Cashmere Crewneck Cardigan, $158, available at J.Crew; Vanessa Bruno Cotton Shirtdress, $300, available at The Outnet.
Green and Cobalt Blue
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Above, from left: Matthew Williamson Wool Crepe Box Pleat Skirt, $795, available at Matthew Williamson; Le Mont St. Michel I've Got Stripes Tee, $95, available at Urban Outfitters; Jil Sander spring '11.
Copper and Magenta
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Above, from left: Silence & Noise Mixed Silk Blouse, $49.99, available at Urban Outfitters; ASOS Tailored Belted High Waist Mini Skirt, $63.06, available at ASOS; Lanvin Resort '10.
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