Forget shades of gray: Working with multiple tones of blush (grounded up from red) can work in an outfit when balanced with a contrasting color and texture, like this faded blue chambray cotton shirt from Madewell. Polish it off with Eddie Borgo's gold chain bracelet and a pair of Valentino's rockstud pumps (a classic, or just ubiquitous at this point) to make the look feel rich.
Perfect Chambray Ex-boyfriend Shirt in Ferrous Wash, $70 at Madewell; Yves Saint Laurent Creme de Blush, $38 at YSL Beauty; The Picnic Clutch, $220 at Nastygal; Eddie Borgo Large Supra Textured Gold-plated Chain Bracelet, $450 at Netaporter; Valentino Garavani Rockstud Pump, $785 at Farfetch; Stella McCartney Cropped Cigarette Trouser, $615 at Farfetch.
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