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How to Wear Chestnut Brown

By Bridgetteraes @BridgetteRaes
chestnut brown

It’s not just brown that is making a comeback, all shades of brown are, including chestnut, which is a medium, reddish shade of brown. Being a mid-range color, it’s also quite versatile. Chestnut works tonally with other shades of brown while also working beautifully with black, navy and gray.

How to Wear Chestnut Brown

If you have seen the color in stores as much as I have, take a look at these outfits for some ideas on how you can style it in your wardrobe. Don’t forget to shop for more chestnut brown at the end of this post.

Outfit #1

chestnut brown

In this outfit, I am using chestnut brown tonally. I styled this Joie sweater with a pair of caramel leather pants from Rag & Bone. I added this olive coat and finished the look with chestnut-colored booties from Vince Camuto, mushroom colored bag from Demellier, and camel leather gloves.

Outfit #2

brown and grey

In this look, I styled these chestnut boots from Vince Camuto, bag from Shinola, and coated skinny jeans from Frame with a gray sweater from The Kooples and plaid coat that has chestnut in it. I finished the outfit with a packable cloche hat from Helen Kaminski, and a gray scarf from Mulberry.

Outfit #3

How to Wear Chestnut Brown

In this look, I am working tonally with a pop of color added in. I styled this chestnut brown dress from Hobbs with a camel coat from Mackage, added this printed scarf from Rumiso and finished the look with aqua green leather gloves, fir green pumps, and camel bag from Jill Sander.

Outfit #4

How to Wear Chestnut Brown

In this outfit, I paired chestnut brown with navy. The plaid skirt from Staud allows you to embrace the color in a small way. Plus, it keeps it away from the face. If you want to bring more color into the outfit, pair it with a chestnut top. I did this with the top from Vince. I added a navy jacket to the look and a pair of chestnut boots from Aquatalia. To finished the outfit, I added a chestnut necklace from Knotty and a navy bag from Nordstrom.

Outfit #5

How to Wear Chestnut Brown

In this last look, I paired chestnut brown with color. It was the plaid scarf from Banana Republic that really tied the look together. I styled this cardigan from Eileen Fisher with a teal top and gray pants from Halogen. Adding burgundy as a pop shade, I styled the look with a burgundy beret and handbag from Rebecca Minkoff. I finished the look with chestnut booties from Stuart Weitzman.

Shop for Chestnut Brown

Given its popularity, there is a lot of chestnut fashion to be found. Shop for these additional pieces.

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