Neutral inspiration from Elle UK, July 2011.
A few tips on wearing neutrals:
1. Neutrals look best on tanned or dark complexions. If you're fair skinned, proceed with caution. Light colours can wash you out and leave you emulating a corpse. Add a colourful scarf, necklace or earrings to bring colour up towards your face.
2. Create contrast. Mix up the neutrals with a contrasting bright or dark hue for some visual interest.
3. Play with texture. Neutrals really showcase texture, so look for items with ruffles, ruching, and pleats in rich fabrics.