How to Wear Cobalt Blue
As a site all about color and with a mission to empower women to live, think, and dress with more color, it should come as no surprise that when we write an article on a color, it’s more than just a simple “how to” article with some photos to serve as inspiration.
While, yes, our articles do include those aforementioned items, we like to take it a couple steps further. We enjoy understanding the history behind a color and what it represents, and we hope to bring knowledge and further insight to you, our readers and friends. Plus, as we mentioned last week, blue is one of the top five colors you should be wearing this summer!
So, with that being said, today’s article is all about blue. And, specifically, we’re talking about cobalt blue.
About Cobalt Blue
Of course, blue, in general, is typically associated with elements such as the sky and ocean. But beyond that it’s a color that symbolizes loyalty and strength. It is a calming color and one people might turn to if trying to relax.
When it comes to cobalt blue, which dates back to the 8th and 9th centuries, it is a darker shade of blue and one that started out being used often in Chinese porcelain.
And in terms of cobalt blue in fashion, it’s an incredibly fun, yet elegant, bold color to wear in the warm and cool months and great with all skin tones.
Below you’ll find tips on how to wear cobalt blue, inspiration for how to wear it from Carrie’s looks, as well as some of our favorite style setters, and 25 of our current favorite pieces you can shop right now. Enjoy!