What colors go well with brown clothes?

Brown is a warm, neutral color which can go with every look, from the most casual to the most innovative.
Since brown is a neutral, it will go with virtually any color on the color wheel. 
I love to pair a chocolate brown with cobalt blue or fuchsia or bright red—such a fun and bold combo. Of course white, black, and the hues of blue found in denim are also neutrals that go with just about anything.


Using Brown:
The color brown and its lighter cousins in tan, taupe, beige, or cream make excellent backgrounds helping accompanying colors appear richer, brighter. Use brown to convey a feeling of warmth, honesty, and wholesomeness. Although found in nature year-round, brown is often considered a fall and winter color. It is more casual than black.


Using Brown with Other Colors:
Shades of brown coupled with green are an especially earthy pair, often used to convey the concept of recycling or earth-friendly products. Very dark brown can replace black, adding a slightly warmer tone to some palettes. Brighten brown with a mellow yellow or rusty orange. Go smart but conservative with a mix of brown and deep purple, green, gray, or orange-red.


Brown Color Palettes:
These color palettes feature shades of brown combined with other neutrals as well as red, orange, green, and pink. Brown Color Palettes from COLOURlovers


These aren't just random color combinations. Each of these are based on actual historic and modern formulas used in posters, packaging, ads, and other design work over the past century. For a much more comprehensive selection of color combinations refer to The Designer's Guide to Color Combinations by Leslie Cabarga.
C40M65Y70K50 | C30M90Y100 | C20M13Y13 | C40M40Y70K3 | C40K100
 Shades of brown and a touch of gray with a dark earthy orangy red.

C40M75Y80 | M10Y35 | C40Y70K10 | C100Y50
 Earthy doesn't mean lifeless. These shades of brown and tan are enlivened with a bright teal accent.

C25M80Y90Y25 | C65M3Y65K15 | C5M85Y90 | C5M55Y85 | M20Y40 | C40K100
 Here's a wonderfully earthy palette of brown, green, and orange.

M10Y20K15 | K45 | M40Y40K70 | White
 Neutrals combine for an unusual look. Make the gray a splash of metallic silver ink and it's not so dull a combo as you might think.

M90Y100 | C15M35Y60K3 | C30M55Y100K30 | C40K100 | White
 Black and brown create a strong neutral background for a splash of orange-red. Use a touch of white to provide light and contrast.

C7M5Y15 | M40Y25 | C30M55Y60K15 | C50K100
 A pale pink and light brown work nicely together with a beige and black for this neutral art deco color scheme. Use more of the pink to wake it up a bit.

M30Y80 | M50Y100 | C15M40Y60K20 | C50K100 | White
 A light brown brings out the earthiness of these citrus orange shades. Lighten with a touch of white for accent.

C80M100Y100K15 | M60Y80K10 | M35Y100 | M15Y35K25 | C40K100
 A dark chocolate brown as a background works nicely with this orangey brown and yellow. The gray adds a touch of lightness.



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