Why is it that every year, as soon as the weather starts to cool down, we default to wearing the same tired black coats and gray layers? Here, 13 color combos to try that will infuse a bit of life into your winter wardrobe.

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OLIVE AND RUST

Rust and Olive

Thank you, Olivia, for showing us that olive green and rustic red make for the perfect autumnal palette.

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PINK GREEN BLACK

Pink, Green and Black

Pink and green as a stand-alone combo can read a little too preppy. Pink, green and black, however, looks downright polished.

NAVY AND ORANGE

Navy and Coral

Nervous about wearing such a bright shade? Try pairing it with navy, which provides a crisp contrast while toning down the overall look.

ORANGE AND GREEN

Forest Green and Orange

You can get a similar effect with a deep shade of green, too.

BURGUNDY AND BLACK

Burgundy and Black

Black and white is classic (and to be honest, a little boring if you’re wearing it day in, day out). Add some deep red into the mix to spice things up occasionally.

BLUSH GREYS

Blush, Gray and Blue

Who says pastels are only meant for spring? Pair your paler pinks with darker grays and blues to keep things seasonal.

PINK AND RED

Pink and Red

Try a twist on the monochromatic trend by sticking to varying shades of the same color family. Better yet, switch up the textures, too.

YELLOW AND GREY

Yellow and Gray

Gray keeps it businesslike. Bright canary makes it, dare we say, fun.

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BROWN AND YELLOW

Mustard and Brown

Mustard yellow paired with an earthy terra-cotta gives off a relaxed ’70s vibe that’s perfect for strolling around on the weekend.

YELLOW NAVY BLACK

Mustard, Black and Navy

If the brown is too much for you, hit up your trusty black and navy.

BLACK AND YELLOW

Mustard, Black and Denim

Break up any semblance to a bumblebee with some strategically placed jeans.

TAN AND ORANGE

Tan and Orange

The beginner’s guide to wearing more color: Start with a tan base and add a bright accessory.

TRI COLOR

Navy, Tan and Olive

Consider this your new trifecta of neutrals. Trust: Each of them is just as wearable as black or white. Wear them alone. Wear them together. (Or perhaps add a fourth color, like an unexpected pop of red.)

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