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Color Theory: Brighten Up With a Pop of Kelly Green

Nov 10 2011 - 4:00am

We're color obsessed, but not without good reason — changing up the color on your clothes has a powerful effect on your style. If you've feared venturing into brighter palettes, we're here to set you straight — well, us and a batch of street style from celebrities and real girls alike that speak perfectly to our point. With gorgeous hints of attention-grabbing kelly green, these styled examples prove the color impact is huge — and not at all hard to master. Throw on a brilliant green blazer with a camel sweater, à la Dree Hemingway, or a silky green top to further the interest of another eye-popping color. We're drawn to it for its peppy, preppy feel — and we're clearly not alone. Click through to see how these celebs and street stylers are working the statement color right now, then shop the pieces for yourself.

A bold green satchel steals the show in this perfectly crafted bit of street style.

Photo courtesy of Lookbook.nu [1]

A bright, silky blazer pops against Poppy Delevigne's dark denim and black palette.

Laura Bailey plays up cool contrasts with a deep green top and a citrus-hued skirt.

We love the play of a punky leather vest and preppy Kelly green.

Photo courtesy of Lookbook.nu [2]

Actress Melanie Thierry's richly hued pants make a crisp counter to a white button-down.

Peppy green sleeves add major intrigue on a little yellow shift.

Photo courtesy of Phil Oh [3]

Against neutral hues and denim, this vibrant blazer makes the look a standout.

Photo courtesy of Lookbook.nu [4]

Dree Hemingway's camel sweater acts almost like a nude canvas to showcase her bold little jacket.

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