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Mixing cobalt and mustard again + link up

October 9, 2018

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper River Island cobalt trousers

We all have our favourite colour combinations, right? Well, cobalt and mustard is definitely one of mine. The last time I wore these two colours together it was the other way round – mustard trousers and a cobalt top. When I bought these trousers in the River Island sale a couple of months ago I knew I wanted a mustard or ochre sweater to go with them. However, the only one I had was the bat wing sparkly number that I paired with my glittery skinny jeans. I know there are plenty of other colour options for these bright blue trousers, but when I get an outfit in my head I have to pursue it!

As luck would have it, I was browsing the Marks & Spencer outlet in the Lowry shopping centre on my lunch break when I found this jumper for £10. I don’t usually like ribbed jumpers but the gold frill edge sold it to me. I think it compliments the frill detail on the trousers rather nicely. My super comfortable Marks & Spencer shoes bookend the blue to bring the outfit together. So thanks to a lucky lunch time find I’m mixing cobalt and mustard again! I added a neutral bag that I bought in France from Scottage (one of my favourite French shops) on sale for 15 euros, and some fun acrylic earrings that I bought while waiting for a train at Birmingham New Street! You know I never miss a shopping opportunity 😉

Do you have a favourite colour combination? What colours do you like to pair mustard with?

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper River Island cobalt trousers

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper River Island cobalt trousers, Scottage tan and leopard print bag

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper River Island cobalt trousers, Scottage tan and leopard print bag

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper River Island cobalt trousers, Scottage tan and leopard print bag

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Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer ochre high cut shoes, River Island cobalt trousers, Scottage tan and leopard print bag

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper

Accessorize orange resin earrings

Mixing cobalt and mustard again, Marks and Spencer mustard ribbed jumper River Island cobalt trousers, Scottage tan and leopard print bag

River Island trousers (similar) | Marks & Spencer jumper (similar) | Marks & Spencer shoes | Scottage bag (similar) | Accessorize earrings

 

Last week’s favourites were…

Shauna of Lipgloss and Lace, Kim of Champagneista and Ruth of My Little Nest!

 


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22 responses to “Mixing cobalt and mustard again + link up”

  1. loving the detailing on the pants and cobalt and mustard are always so striking together

  2. Laurie says:

    You’re so clever at mixing colour Emma. I wouldn’t have thought about this pairing but it works really well. I’ve been pairing mine with Navy and Grey xx

  3. The frill detailing is so cute Emma! I love your bold colours you can carry them off so beautifully! xx

  4. This color combo looks so good on you! No wonder you love it. I love the gold detail on the sweater too, and the detail on the trousers. and what a cute bag, love it I think it works so well with this look and adds some fun pattern.
    You look lovely! They are great colors with your hair.

  5. Liz says:

    This color combo is so fun! It looks amazing on yoU!

    Lizzie
    http://www.lizzieinlace.com

  6. jacqui says:

    One of my favourite combinations Emma, as you know I copied it from you again a few weeks ago! Happy Tuesday and thanks for the link up. x Jacqui Mummabstylish

  7. Chez-rama says:

    I love the mustard with your blue. The cut on these pants are so cute and flatter your look even more. The shoes ohh boy… so beautiful
    http://www.chez-rama.com

  8. Nancy says:

    Great combination. Cheerful. I never wore mustard much, but I’m beginning to appreciate the colour more and more.

  9. Nina says:

    Cobalt blue is such a great color! I love how bold it is. It really pairs well with mustard yellow!

  10. Cheryl Shops says:

    Love the mustard and cobalt together, plus the unexpected pop of leopard!
    Cheryl Shops | http://www.cherylshops.net

  11. Ruth says:

    Thank you so much for last weeks favorites! I love your mustard heels and that ruffled detail on the pants are so cute!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

  12. Joi @INMYJOI says:

    Love this color combo!!! it is worth a repeat again and again 🙂
    Xx
    Joi | http://www.inmyjoi.blogspot.com

  13. I love your mustard sweater with the blue pants! It’s an unexpected combination that works beautifully! The shoes are fun too! Hope you’re having a great week so far!

  14. Laura says:

    Beautiful outfit! I especially like the ruffles on your pants and top!

  15. Sasha says:

    This is such a great colour combo, Emma! Love those earrings too! XXX

  16. Hi Emma,
    this time I linked two posts – in one of them I show my dark blue dirndl with a shirt in mustard yellow. As you can see, I also like the color combination of blue and mustard very much.
    Hugs, Traude
    https://rostrose.blogspot.com/2018/10/mini-bloggertreffen-in-eisenstadt-und.html

  17. I almost got some mustard flats today! I love that color in shoes right now. The hem on your top is so pretty and I love the cobalt pants! Such a pretty color combo!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

  18. Lanae Bond says:

    This is a stunning look and color combo! I love to pair mustard yellow with black or tan. But I would love to try cobalt because I love that shade of blue! Thanks for the color inspiration.

    https://budgetingbelle80.blogspot.com/

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