Just Add Color!: 14 Ways to Take Your Winter Wardrobe From Drab to Fab

It's easy to get sucked into the winter wardrobe abyss that pretty much consists of grey, black and more black. Just because the days are shorter doesn't mean you shouldn't have your time to shine. These tips, tricks and products will help you add a splash of color to your life.

Dominique Hobdy Jan, 25, 2016

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In the winter months, your outerwear is really what sets the tone for your overall look. This jacket is smart and just bright enough to stand out from the crowd. 

Double-Cloth Lady Day Coat With Thinsulate, $365, jcrew.com

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This seagreen option has an unexpected yet super chic look. 

Zara Wool Coat, $80, zara.com

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The 70's are back baby and you don't want to miss the funk! The rich colors in this patchwork purse offer a great way to try the trend and add life to your ensemble.

Suede Patchwork Shoulder Bag, $125, topshop.com

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When you simply don't feel like incorporating color into your core look, just grab a bag with a bright hue. A royal blue option like this looks great against a grey ensemble. 

The Cambridge Satchel, $105, madewell.com

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This tomato red sweater works as a dress or a tunic. Wear it alone with knee-high boots or with pants!

Funnel Sweater Dress, $100, bananarepublic.com

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Mustard is super versatile! You can pair a sweater like this with countless styles, colors and textures.

Long Knit Sweater, $40, mango.com

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When's the last time you rocked baby blue? Pair a blue a-line skirt like this with a turtleneck and boots and you're ready to go! 

A-Line Midi Skirt In Double-Serge Wool, $130, jcrew.com

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How funky is this skirt? The patchwork detail makes this a stand-out option that still allows for plenty of room to play with. 

ASOS Suede Wrap Pencil Skirt in Color Block, $163, asos.com

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This dress offers another great opportunity to throw on a turtleneck and boots. To add some edge, go for a leather jacket to top it all off. 

Darlington Floral Organza Lace Dress, $259, finerylondon.com

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Sometimes adding color isn't about how loud you can get. Opting for the little black dress with a subtle floral pattern is enough to do the trick. 

Warehouse Pretty Floral Midi Dress, $64, johnlewis.com

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Cargo pants are a neccessity, and they're another option that goes with pretty much anything. Pair this green pair with heels or boots and anything from a chunky sweater to a streamlined blazer for an elevated yet cool look. 

H&M Cargo Pants, $35, hm.com

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Yay for pink pants! What else is there to say? They're chic, not too overbearing and can be dressed up or down. 

Tailored Straight Fit Trousers, $95, stories.com

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They'll be asking where you got your shoes when you step out in these. These olive booties are fun, functional and on sale! 

L'Autre Chose chunky heel boots, $287.48, farfetch.com

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Every lady needs a pair of good boots, but why not opt for a cranberry pair instead of black, blue or grey?

Quickstep Over the Knee Boots, $60, ninewest.com


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