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Primary Colors Don’t Equal Primary School As we get older, we wear darker colors to be taken more seriously. To look professional, we hide our youth behind navy, black, and grey office wear. To look cool, we veil our creative expression behind a layer of black Adidas sportswear. But it’s time to embrace those colors we left behind when we got too old for Gymboree and Justice. It’s time to be young and fun again! Don’t get me wrong. While there’s something so classic and chic about black and white, fading into the background like a secret agent, 2017 is all about being bold and standing out. Wearing bright red, yellow and blue does exactly that.

As we get older, we wear darker colors to be taken more seriously. To look professional, we hide our youth behind navy, black, and grey office wear. To look cool, we veil our creative expression behind a layer of black Adidas sportswear. But it’s time to embrace those colors we left behind when we got too old for Gymboree and Justice. It’s time to be young and fun again! Don’t get me wrong. While there’s something so classic and chic about black and white, fading into the

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This is especially good news for anyone tired of being trapped in a never-ending wardrobe of neutrals. The oldfashioned gentleman style consists of monochromatic and earth tones. But thanks to icons like Pharrell Williams and Tyler the Creator, colors have been reincorporated into men’s wardrobes. From jeans and sneakers to blazers and slacks, men’s fashion is starting to echo the rich, vibrant feathers of the most colorful and most beautiful male animal: the peacock. Don’t get overwhelmed, I’m not asking you to conduct your next business presentation in a bright yellow suit (although that would definitely make you memorable). All I’m asking you to do is, the next time you’re at Zara or H&M, consider trying on the red sweater next to the beige one you came into the store to buy.

Youth  

Northeastern University's Fashion Magazine, The Avenue - Youth Issue

Youth  

Northeastern University's Fashion Magazine, The Avenue - Youth Issue

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