The hot new color you never knew you needed

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Ladies, this year we have a new color to swoon over! Evoking Italy, and found on runways worldwide, Marsala has arrived. Expect to see this earthy color popping up everywhere. Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director at the Pantone Color Institute deems this ‘the’ color for 2015. The color (a newer and more expensive oxblood, wink wink) exudes sophistication and elegance. Marsala works well with all your neutrals and strong complimentary colors such as army green. We would even go as far as pairing this color with a pastel blue for a fresh spring look.

It’s time to add some color ladies. Here are a few basics to consider for your next shopping exertion.

  • I could easily live in these herringbone chinos everyday. As seen in this photo, marsala can be worn in a relaxed everyday look. By pairing the color with a neutral you get a clean easy to wear look that is easily transitional.

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    Free People Oxblood Relaxed Herringbone Chino
  • This sneaker by Vince allows you to run head first into this year's most talked about color. I would pair these shoes with black ripped skinnies and a grey slub tank to stay cool and on trend.

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    Vince Berlin Haircalf Slip On Sneakers
  • Hands up if you are loving this Rebecca Minkoff moto jacket! It's no surprise that one of our favorite designers produced this jacket that can be worn with almost anything. All hail Minkoff!!

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    Rebecca Minkoff Suede Wes Moto Jacket
  • This marsala colored dress from Free People is HOT! The sheer paneling, high/low hemline and cinched waist make this dress a definite showstopper. Add a fitted trench coat and you will be ready to hit the town!

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    Free People FP New Romantics Future Heirloom Dress
  • This Sophie Hulme Backpack is a great way to ease into a new color like marsala if you aren't ready to fully commit.

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    Sophie Hulme Rucksack
  • Again, accessories are a great way to try a new color without fully committing. This cream fedora from Piperlime offers just the versatility that you need! Because the thin band on the hat is so understated, this is the perfect way to introduce marsala into your wardrobe.

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    Janessa Leone Marty Size Fedora
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