How to wear Yellow like the most famous "How To" Girl

June 05, 2017 2 min read

Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson circa early 2000's in How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days)...

made us all lust after her luscious lemon silk gown. So why has yellow gotten such a bad rap? The world may never know. Anyone can look good in yellow. The trick is to find the right shade that looks good for your skin tone. 

Kate Hudson How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

From brilliant butter, to limoncello, mustard, and everything in between, our easy style guide will help you find the perfect match.Yellow Hues

Whether you have gorgeous porcelain skin with red hair and blue eyes, or beautiful mocha skin with brown eyes and dark hair, there is a shade of yellow that can work just for you.

Beyonce Yellow Pants kate hudson yellow top

Show Me Your Mumu Yellow Maxi

  • Light to fair skin tones: Mustard and dark yellows will complement your skin tone best. Pastel yellow can work on you as well, but always make sure it doesn't wash you out. 
  • Medium to olive skin tones: Stick to bright and vibrant yellows as these will make you glow! 
  • Tan to dark skin tones: Lucky you... Every shade of yellow will look amazing on you! 

Show Me Your Mumu Yellow Lemon Prints

For those of you a little scared to embrace solid yellow, there are a couple of other options to bring a little sunshine into your wardrobe.

Top designers are showing splashes of yellow featured in varying prints and designs; from florals to snake prints, to lace and beading. This is a good way to incorporate yellow without it being too bold. 

Taylor Swift Yellow Printed Dress

Gucci yellow cross body




If you're hesitant about fully committing to a bold yellow frock, then try adding the pop of color with a handbag or shoes! Accessories can be less-scary when trying out a new, hot color or daring trend. 






Yellow is a great way to show off your fun side by pairing it with different complementary hues. For those of you who already love and embrace this bold and vibrant color, it's time to evolve with a few of yellow's best friends. Here are some of our favorite yellow color combinations:

Limoncello + Navy

Mustard + Grey

Chartreuse + Neon Pink

Sunshine Yellow + Mint

Bright Yellow + Turquoise

Any Yellow + Crisp White

 Blake Lively Yellow Gown


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