01/14/2015 12:50 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

A Trick To Wearing Hot New Spring Colors, From Tim Gunn (VIDEO)

If you want to wear the latest, hot colors of the season, but feel overwhelmed by avant garde colors like avocado and oranges, fashion therapist and author Tim Gunn says that a smart way to do it would be to tie in an accessory of that color. Instead of buying a dress in a color that is very "of the moment," pair a shoe or cuff of that color with a simple black dress, or a dress that's a solid neutral color.

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Tim Gunn's Essential Fashion Tips

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