By Sharon Clott Kanter
Updated Mar 19, 2013 @ 7:30 am
Goldenrod Color of the Day
Credit: Imaxtree

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, complete with How to Wear It tips.


SIMILAR TO:Maize, amber.

WHY WE LOVE IT:This golden glow provides an instantly sunny look, no matter the weather or season, but it's still somewhat muted.

GOES GREAT WITH:The warm shade just pops against neutrals, be it beige, black, navy, or gray, as seen on the runway at Chloe (shown).

DIP YOUR TOE IN:Paint on a couple layers of nail polish for a hint of goldenrod. (Try Essie's Action, $7.79 at

GO HEAD-TO-TOE GOLDENROD:Scoop up a sage blouse to pair with your bright skirts and pants, just in time for spring. (Try Banana Republic's belted ponte sheath, $130 at

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