Reader Lizzie reminded me how remiss I’d been in creating Outfit Recipes, quick and easy interpretations of how to wear clothes you likely already have. I immediately headed to my “Outfit Inspiration” Pinterest board to see what followers love: simplicity. Outfits that were easy to put together and could be dressed up or down are some of my most popular pins.
I also discovered that, like me, people love a minimal outfit of black, grey, or denim paired with a bright heel. This is one of my favorite looks, and it is such an easy way to transition the bones of a Winter outfit into Spring.
Take a look at some of my favorite outfits featuring bright heels:
As you can see, Olivia Palermo, who almost always succeeds at mixing basics with an element of surprise, follows this formula quite often. Bloggers and celebrities alike love adding a pop of color to an otherwise neutral outfit.
The formula is so simple here: neutral or striped top + denim or solid bottom + bright heel.