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The Colour Red: Analogous Colours

This is part of a series of posts about colour.  This month I am focusing on the colour red.

If you look at red on the colour wheel, you will see on one side of it a red/purple colour and on the other side a red/orange colour.  When you put those colours together, it gives you necklaces like the ones pictured below!

Red Analogous Coloured BeadsWhat I like about putting these colours together is that they will then work with lots of different outfits.  Whether you want to add some more colour to a red top, or brighten up a more neutral grey top, the colour combinations work beautifully (see below).

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Analogous colour schemes look great, and are easy to wear.

Next week I’ll look at some other colours that look great with red.