Still thinking about navy – and how a splash of mustard adds warmth to a deep blue winter outfit. To prove it I’m reissuing a photo of my COS swing coat. This winning colour combination has timelessness and travels well (I’m also thinking about my New York trip this week). My Outstanding Coat is a couple of years old, and a quick whizz around the internet reveals there are not many coats of this colour, this season. Mmm…hardly an ochre overload; Jigsaw’s warm spice, wool trench coat is your best bet. And there are plenty of other mustard highlights to be had.
There’s a chapter on Mastering Colour and Contrast in Know Your Style. Saffron and navy selection coming up: