Keeping it Neutral

Fashion Blogger Sportsanista wearing tan knit midi dress and net bag for summer style inspiration look
Fashion Blogger Sportsanista wearing topshop rope belt midi dress and red suede mule sandals
Fall is around the corner and I’ve got neutral colors on my mind. While I love color, read my post from last week on colored jeans, it’s great to incorporate neutrals in to your every day palette to break things up every now and then! There is also a level of sophistication that a neutral palette brings to your look, one that isn’t as achievable with bright colors. Today’s post is all about keeping it neutral in your wardrobe and sharing when it’s best to wear those colors!

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Fashion Blogger Sportsanista keeping it neutral wearing topshop rope belt midi dress and net bag
Fashion Blogger Sportsanista wearing cat eye sunglasses and tan midi dress for summer look


Whats different about this Fall season from previous ones, is ALL the color. Every retail window or website is littered in some of the most gorgeous hues that are typically not associated with Fall and I love that! There are no rules when it comes to color in fashion! While today I’m focusing on keeping in neutral, it’s all about when and where you test your fashion limits. Neutrals are a great color for work – I’m 100% for self-expression through fashion at work, but there are times in your work life where the work itself should stand out, on not your outfit. If that makes sense…

This Tan Sweater Dress has a great silhouette making it wearable for work, weekend or vacation! The material also makes it flexible to be worn across seasons too with the right styling! For this post, I took a casual approach with the styling and added just a few simples pieces to help accent the dress like this classic Net Bag, my favorite Sunglasses, and these fabulous Red Suede Mules for the perfect amount of color pop!


Shopbop just released their collection of Tonal Dressing filled with the perfect neutral palette of tan, brown, white, black and animal print! We often think that neutrals are beige and tan, but I love their twist on trend and incorporating the different tones of neutral pieces and the unconventional add of animal print! Tibi has so many great neutrals this season like this camel sweater! Vince is the veteran brand with tonal dressing – this season they have a brown silk midi skirt in their collection and it’s drool worthy! Sea captures tonal dressing in their release their brown / camel tie dye printed pieces – it’s such a great transitional print too! This snakeskin blazer from Anine Bing is tonal perfection and such a fun take on the trend

Seattle Blogger Sportsanista wearing Topshop rode belt midi dress and red suede sandals
Fashion Blogger Sportsanista keeping it neutral with topshop rope belt midi dress and mango net bag

Photography by Jason Tang

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Tan Sweater Dress | Net Bag | Sunglasses | Red Suede Mules


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