It’s no secret that I love the color maroon at all times of the year (p.s. Part of my hair was dyed maroon in college for like 2 years. Sorry mom and dad!). But I especially love it come fall. I feel like it’s the perfect color to add some warm tones to your outfit, but still capturing the anticipation of the holidays to come. Am I reading too much into this color? Maybe. But let’s dive into the psychology behind it.
According to colorpsychology.org, not only can maroon increase appetite (and hello! Thanksgiving is right around the corner!) but it is also associated with excitement and warmth, among other things. The word maroon even comes from the French word for chestnut, le marron, which, I don’t know about you, definitely gets me thinking of fall and the approaching holidays
Plus, so many cute items come in maroon during fall. A few of my favorites:
Best colors to pair with maroon: grey, cream, white, navy, black
What’s your favorite color for fall? I’d love to see any of your own maroon fashion looks! Link them below!