How to Wear Rust This Season

I've never been much of a red person. It's always felt a bit too bold and bright for me, and while I do love color, I just don't love red. That's not to say I don't love shades of red though, which brings me to my favorite this season: rust. 

There are a few ways I've incorporated rust into my wardrobe this season. Since it's on the darker side, I love mixing it with lighter tones. For example, light wash denim like I'm wearing here or with creams and taupes. I've also found a few pairs of rust bottoms that I love, and nothing has paired more perfectly than a chunky ivory sweater. Try mixing it with metallics too, gold and rose gold in particular. 

I picked up this lace top for our Charleston trip, which was perfect for brisk mornings. It is sheer, so I layered it with a nude cami, which ended up being perfect. I've gotten so much use out of it that I picked it up in two more colors. It's definitely been one of my go-to layering pieces! 

I've linked up a few of my favorite pieces in rust that I've picked up this season, and some that are currently on my wishlist. 

Shop my look

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how to wear rust

Rust pieces to love


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how to wear rust
incorporating rust



Wear it with...

light wash denim



Wear it with...

cream or ivory


how to wear rust
how to wear rust



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how to wear rust
how to wear rust


  1. November 20, 2017 / 10:17 am

    That top is so beautiful!

  2. November 19, 2017 / 4:57 pm

    Rust is absolutely incredible on you! Seriously a color that suits your skin tone and your hair so well. I love how you styled that sexy lace top and all the different pairing options with the rust shade! So much fun for the holidays – such a unique twist on classic red!

  3. November 18, 2017 / 9:21 pm

    This is a bold and unique color! I hope I can pull it off like you! You look absolutely gorgeous doll!

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:35 am

      You’re too sweet Debbie! This would be absolutely GORG with your skintone!

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:34 am

      Yes! Love how versatile it is! So many ways to wear it 🙂

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:31 am

      Thanks Amanda! I totally agree…it’s been my go-to!

  4. November 17, 2017 / 12:52 pm

    What a lovely top, this will be perfect for the holiday season!


    • November 20, 2017 / 9:30 am

      Thanks, Nicole! Great for layering a holiday look..totally agree!

  5. November 17, 2017 / 12:50 pm

    Your top will be perfect for the holiday season!

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:30 am

      Right?! Have a few other colors on my wishlist too! I’m obsessed!

  6. November 17, 2017 / 11:24 am

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. You look so much like Khloe Kardashian!

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:29 am

      Ah, so funny. You’re the only one who I’ve got that from! Thanks girlfriend!

  7. November 17, 2017 / 10:38 am

    This color looks amazing on you!!!

  8. November 17, 2017 / 10:30 am

    You are rocking rust! I love how you are showing metallics with it, that is a fabulous combo!!


    • November 20, 2017 / 9:27 am

      Thanks Cathy! Love the rust/metallic combo for holiday season too!

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:27 am

      Thanks, Emma! Such a fun, different piece, and a great deal too!

  9. Anna English
    November 17, 2017 / 10:17 am

    GIRL, this color is AMAZING on you! Happy Friday babe!

    • November 20, 2017 / 9:25 am

      Thanks love! It’s definitely my most sought-after color this season.

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