Have you been wondering how to wear yellow sandals? Check out this style Q&A with a reader who impulsively bought a pair of bright yellow sandals but didn´t know how to wear it.
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Hello! I bought recently a pair of yellow sandals on ebay. This was really impulsive purchase, I admit, and now I don’t know how to wear them. Generally, I do not wear such vivid colours but black, brown, grey, dark blue. And I have no idea how to make a good combination of colours so I tend to stay with the neutral and safe one. Could you give me some advice? Have a nice week-end! ~ Tanya
Hi Tanya! We girls at times do give in to our impulsive side specially if the shoe in question is as sweet as these vivid yellow shoes you´ve purchased. Well, I say you did the right decision of getting them because bright colors are one of those unwaning trend for spring and summer.
There are two ways you can style your rich yellow sandals—wear it with black or wear it with other bright colors.
1. How to Wear Yellow Sandals: With a Little Black Dress
My favorite way of wearing a pair of yellow shoes is by making them an accent to a little black dress. Yellow stands out when paired with black and it becomes a head-turner. Alternatively, for a more casual outfit, you can team your yellow sandals with a white tank top and black shorts, or just go for anything all black combo.
2. Wear with Bright Colors
There are many complementary bright colors which you can wear with yellow. For a thorough list of colors, I´ve included here a color scheme for your guide.
For a chic-casual look, take a pink shorts and a beige or an ivory top to pair with your yellow sandals. And for an extra glam look, go for a purple tunic top teamed with a neon-purple skinny jeans. To quickly turn heads, slip into a neon-green dress and grab a black bag.
These are just a few ways to wear your yellow sandals. Don´t be afraid to experiment with color blocking, use your color guide and be creative.
3. Yellow Sandals to Wear with a Floral Print Dress
Christian Louboutin Sandals via @mytheresa.com.
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It´s a fun and girly look that is perfectly suited for summer—pairing your bright yellow sandals with a floral print dress. Whether you opt for a bold, large floral or small, fine print, it´s safe to match your yellow sandals with a cute yellow purse.
4. Pair with a Printed Dress with a Hint of Yellow on the Print
Gianvito Rossi, Rene Caovilla, & Zimmermann Sandals via @mytheresa.com.
This is another option that is similar to tip #3, teaming your bright yellow sandals with a printed dress, any print, that has a yellow on it. Whether the yellow on the print is dominant or just a teeny, tiny hint of it, adding a pair of yellow sandals will easily give you a coherent look.
5. Yellow Sandals to Wear with White Dresses
Valentino Garavani & Zimmermann Sandals via @mytheresa.com.
You can wear any color with a white dress. However, there´s something about yellow that makes it stand out when paired with white. This is especially true if you´re creating a summer look. This style principle also works with any all-white ensemble not just with dresses. So you can have an a white suit set or a white dress coat, the yellow sandals, depending on its style, might be the perfect pair of shoes to complete the look.
6. How to Wear Yellow Sandals: Pair with Metallic Dresses or Separates
Amina Muaddi, Amina Muaddi, The Attico Sandals via @mytheresa.com.
Now to be honest, I´m not a huge fan of metallic or sequined in large pieces. I might wear an outfit with just a hint of sequin and sparkles, but it´s very unlikely that I will wear a full-on sequined or metallic midi dress. I can´t deny the fact though that the bright yellow sandals actually look really great when teamed with a bold, sparkly look.
Let me know what you think. Will you try this style idea?
7. Create a Head-to-Toe Yellow Outfit for Your Yellow Sandals
Aquazzura-verzierte, Valentino-garavani, Valentino-garavani sandals via @mytheresa.com.
Yellow shoes are statement makers. However, if you wear them with the wrong colors you might get a tacky look. There´s one safe-way to wear your bright yellow sandals though that is guaranteed to never go wrong—the head-to-toe yellow.
A midi or maxi dress with yellow sandals or a yellow top coat with yellow sandals are stunning. Just make sure to pick the right style of sandals to go with the right dress or coat.
8. How to Wear Yellow Sandals: With a Black Print Top and Black Trousers
Aquazzura via @mytheresa.com.
This is a cute style idea on how to wear yellow sandals, by matching it with a nice floral print peplum top and black wide leg pants. You can also swap the wide leg pants with skinny trousers, black capris or a black pencil skirt.
I hope this helps. Have a great weekend!