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What Colors "Go With" Olive Green?

Started 1276389645.417 in Fashion Talk | Last reply 1276534785.273 by Daysdee

I am not really good with coordinating colors. I purchased a pair of capri pants today at JC Penney in olive green. I really like them. What are some colors that would complement olive green?

Thanks,

Luci

Luci

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author1276389736.264143 PostsRegistered 7/3/2005

I wear Olive as a neutral all the time; just about any color will look good with it, even navy.

PinkyPetun­ia1276389785.1874428 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004NJ

It's a great color and more versatile than you think. I wear olive green with pink, yellow, apricot, lavender or purple, light blue and white.

Jen-PT1276389947.5071791 PostsRegistered 9/14/2007West Coast

I like olive green with brown, light blue (blue topaz jewelry), white and yellow.

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SuzyBailey1276391887.695331 PostsRegistered 6/17/2007NEW YORK, NEW YORK

I love a pretty pair of cream pants with an olive top or sweater. Wool cream in the winter is beautiful with nice boots.

Cindy Shop­per1276392010.7810677 PostsRegistered 11/14/2007

I have a couple of skinny cargo pants in olive green. They really are a pseudo-neutral. I like red, coral, med. blue, navy, white, brown, black, well...anything but another green.

Sister Gol­den Hair1276392107.97313805 PostsRegistered 7/18/2008

I have a top that has olive green, light peach and white. It looks really good together.

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CalmInTheH­eart1276392226.7876746 PostsRegistered 7/14/2007

soft orange, yellow, red, brown, beige, white, ivory, black, pale green, and about any color you want.

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mimicat1276392881.971536 PostsRegistered 3/15/2010

A black top paired w/black sandals (or slides) and you're good to go!

upallnight11276393381.363882 PostsRegistered 3/21/2005the frozen tundra

All earth tones, all neutral colors and all pastels except for pastel green. {#emotions_dlg.thumbup}

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hot pink, sunshine yellow, nectarine, flamingo, hemp, crimson, tortoise jewelry...happily anticipating these upcoming Linea colors!

Lucibee1276393464404 PostsRegistered 10/5/2009

Thanks, everyone. Olive really is a versatile color. I love that it looks good with almost any color. Smile

Luci

Luci

onion081276393739.403696 PostsRegistered 1/5/2007

White, beige, brown, black. That's about all I would put with it.

Alita1011276400202.751948 PostsRegistered 6/3/2009NY

All the oranges as well: coral, burnt orange, salmos, peach, rust.

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Brabls1276400362.9414740 PostsRegistered 4/27/2007
On 6/12/2010 author said:

I wear Olive as a neutral all the time; just about any color will look good with it, even navy.

I think olive & navy is a very sophisticated color combo.

swissmiss1276400479.4932226 PostsRegistered 10/3/2005
I think red is a great accent with olive. I also like peaches and corals with this color.

LeoGrl1276400609.6272046 PostsRegistered 9/17/2007

I love olive green with brown. Or what also would look cool, is doing a top that's a pale shade of green (NOT a kelly or lime green) but a light/pale shade of green so you have that light/dark green contrast.

desertlady1276416988.557634 PostsRegistered 10/11/2007

I agree with treating Olive as a neutral, almost any colour will go with it.

namealread­ytaken1276418914.8737648 PostsRegistered 7/13/2009

One of my favorite combinations is olive green and very pale blue. Another is olive green with red and purple. There are too many to count but those two combinations are just dynamite with the right accessories and shoes.

france541276431641.1433239 PostsRegistered 1/29/2010

{#emotions_dlg.biggrin} My fave color .... any color denim. I wear orange, coral .white. ivory.... if it is a light olive I wear dark brown, if its a dark olive I wear a light brown color, oh ,also tomato red goes with olive and also tan!! Hope that helps you. have a nice day!{#emotions_dlg.thumbup}

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magicmoodz1276433814.054527 PostsRegistered 6/23/2008

I like to pair my olive/army green (one of my fav colors, btw) cargo long pants or walking shorts with pale robin's egg blue.


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Rap21276434190.6613235 PostsRegistered 5/24/2006

The fall colors such as pumpkin, paprika, cinnamon, orange, rust, brown, camel, gold and of course cream and beige would go wonderfully with olive green.

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Ranchergal1276434393.774145 PostsRegistered 6/13/2007

Any color you want to put with it.

JustJazzmom1276435219.55726431 PostsRegistered 11/12/2007My garden, of course!!

Thanks for starting this thread; the olive green boho skirt is on my wishlist. DH wore olive green pants yesterday with a light blue shirt.

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stevieb1276440696.0825394 PostsRegistered 11/4/2007

One of my favorite colors and it also looks good with turquoise.

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Lucibee1276449573.403404 PostsRegistered 10/5/2009

Thanks for all the wonderful ideas about color and olive green. I'm thinking olive is my new favorite color because I love the color and it goes with so many other great colors. So many possibilities with combinations. {#emotions_dlg.biggrin}

Luci

Luci

poregirl1276459779.347111 PostsRegistered 10/12/2009great white north

Camo

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