8 Ways to Wear Fall's Hottest Color

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8 Ways to Wear Fall's Hottest Color
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Throughout much of the world, autumn is synonymous with a fiery, crayon-like palette. For the fall 2011 season, designers channeled those colors -- including bright orange -- and infused them into their collections. From a pop of color via nails or lips to a bold, look-at-me garment in the form of a dress or pant, fashionistas from all over have fallen in love with orange. Stay hip this autumn by incorporating the rich hue into your wardrobe.

Nails
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Nails

If the thought of wearing orange is unsettling to your inner fashionista, play around with the trend via your fingernails. Here, Kimberly Cole makes her nails pop against a dark ensemble with orange polish. Orange nail polish also pops against white, black, pink, brown and beige. If you aren't a fan of the look, simply remove the color.

Jacket
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Jacket

Long, fitted jackets constructed from quality materials are a major fashion "do" for the fall season. Marry that trend with the orange one and prepare to turn heads wherever you walk. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley makes her orange jacket look casual against a fitted jean, neutral shoe and carefree hair.

Lipstick
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Lipstick

The fall 2011 runway was dominated with fiery orange pouts against fresh and dewy complexions. Though the bold color may intimidate, it makes a fierce fashion statement when worn correctly. To make this look work, let orange lips be the center of attention and take it easy with other makeup, as demonstrated by "House" actress Olivia Wilde.

Tops
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Tops

Nikki Phillips works a bright orange shirt underneath a well-tailored blazer, fitted black pant and sexy heel. The proportion of colors here nod to the fall orange color trend, making the outfit smart, chic and never over-the-top. Make orange work in the same way for you by layering your outfit and accessorizing lightly. Consider an orange tank or tee under a blazer, jacket or cardigan paired with a chic pant and oversize bag.

Dress
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Dress

Mandy Moore charms no matter what she wears, but the actress looks especially sophisticated in this orange, knee-length dress. The key to wearing this much orange is to pair it with neutral accessories, casual hair and natural makeup.

Heels
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Heels

Wearing orange shoes, be they pumps, sneakers, flats or heels, is an effective way to make a bold statement without screaming for attention. Nina Eichinger demonstrates how a pop of orange can add a touch of quirky, modern-chic appeal to an otherwise simple outfit.

Clutch
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Clutch

Changing the color and style of your handbag or clutch is an easy, and often inexpensive, way to follow fashion trends. Christina Bennett Lind's orange clutch pops against a sheer white dress and gold accessories.

Pants
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Pants

Orange is a tricky color to match, but don't be dissuaded from working the vibrant hue. Marianne Jean Baptiste looks sporty, chic and casual in this tailored orange pant married with a crisp white jacket and black shoe. White, beige and black always work well with orange when worn proportionately.

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