Color of the Week: Persimmon

Brittny Drye

persimmon-colored clothing
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Persimmon is not just a juicy fruit and this red-orange color is definitely a favorite for spring. It's like red took a trip to Hawaii and turned into this vivid, more tropical version. Try pairing persimmon with more earthy hues, such as navy or brown, to keep it from causing people's lips to purse.

From top left, clockwise:

  • Illamasqua nail varnish in Alarm ($14) from Sephora
  • Wyatt poppy jersey belted tank dress ($68) from Bluefly
  • Quickset shoes ($60) from Fergie's Shoes
  • Classic leather full zip wallet ($262) from Tobi
  • Acrylic flowery bangle bracelet ($24) from

Do you have any persimmon-colored clothing or accessories?

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