Imaxtree
InStyle Staff
Mar 18, 2013 @ 4:25 pm

We love color so much at InStyle, we dedicated our entire April issue to it! And we're taking our obsession one step further right here, by giving you a Color of the Day on InStyle.com, complete with How to Wear It tips.

TODAY'S COLOR: SAGE

SIMILAR TO:Fern, olive.

WHY WE LOVE IT:It's your new go-to neutral. A more refined version of olive, this understated shade is content to sit back and let other hues take the spotlight.

GOES GREAT WITH:It's especially good at setting the stage for brights—red, berry, hot pink!—or even other, more vivid greens, such as this one spotted at Stella McCartney's show (shown).

DIP YOUR TOE IN:Switch in a swipe of sage eye shadow in place of your neutral brown for a subtle pop. (Try Make Up For Ever's eyeshadow in #47; $20 at sephora.com.)

GO HEAD-TO-TOE SAGE:Scoop up a sage blouse to pair with your bright skirts and pants, just in time for spring. (Try Vince's half-button silk top, $258 at piperlime.com).

Plus, get even more tips for how to wear spring's hottest colors.

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