Burgundy and blue: a combination that works

Sometimes colour trends are dependent on groupings. A colour in isolation may be considered on-trend, but when set against a particular combination, the power is magnified tenfold.

Take the contrast of vibrant blue against rich burgundy. If you have these two colours floating about in your wardrobe, here’s a timely reminder that you should get them out and reunite them.

blue and maroon

Hanneli’s addition of a floating, open back to her shirt only adds to the charm.

blue and maroon

The first photo comes via Hanneli, while the second was snapped by Candice Lake.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.