The ever-declining temps may sway you towards dark and rich colours resembling Lindt 90% or ramen broth. However, softer, prettier palettes are the talk of the season, so why not welcome the winter with a hint of summer. 

Pair sweet hues with boots like Dr. Martens to up the edge of your look. 

So, from Instagram to you, here’s how SA women are working pastel shades right now:

Bubblegum pink

Pink, in all its glory, (sweet and millennial) is here to stay! When the occasion calls for a monochrome look, pastel pink is your friend.

Keeping it solid in a single pastel shade is a fail safe way to make a statement and remember there’s never been such thing as a pastel overload.

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Rose Mahogany - our favourite winter pink

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Lilac 

With its darker sister (Ultra Violet) crowned as the darling of colour for 2018, it’s no wonder this pastel babe is making waves right now.

So, if you’re keen for dabbling in pastels this seasons, make this one your shade of choice. To ensure that it gets all the right attention, power it up with a metallic- sliver as your best bet.

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Baby blue: 

Of all the pastel shades, this one wins as the ultimate classic.

Contrary to its name, it also works as a grown up colour, simply by coordinating it with darker shades of blue.

For a more playful approach pair it with pastel pink as this duo of sweet hues will forever go together like boots and winter.

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Yellow

A whole luminous yellow tracksuit is quite something to pull off, moreover if canary yellow is not really your thing.

Luckily a touch of white or cream provides just the right balance for almost anyone. Neutrals are a fantastic addition when two or more pastel partners are at play.

Shop:

Puffer, R629 at H&M. 

This cardigan for R 699 at Spree.

This frill sweat top for R 100 at MrP.

This stunning coat for R 1 799 at Woolworths.

Faux fur jacket, R1299 at Superbalist.com

Biker jacket, R999 at Superbalist.com

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