Nude or neutral colour clothing ranging from brown to creme, camel, beige and everything in between is currently a big fashion world From clothing to make up that caters for all types of skin tones, more and more women are asking retailers to recognise that beauty comes in several shades as well as sizes.


At home a proudly South African swim wear brand, Nude-wear recently launched a swim wear collection that celebrates diversity and body positivity. Produced in Cape Town and sold online, the collection features a range of skin-tone swim wear pieces chosen especially to represent the miscellany of South African women. For more information visit


An all nude outfit with a playfulness of a mixture of black heels such as the assemble worn by the TV personality Pearl Thusi is clean, refined and elegant. This look works best for going out to cocktail events and parties., it is simple but not yet boring look.


Here are some Dos and Dont’s when wearing nude colours.

The power of neutral colours is that this palette of millitary green, brown, cream, camel and beige work well together.

Don’t be afraid to mix and match the different hues. 


Don’t wear bright under wear with nude colours as it’s likely the coloured underwear will show through the flesh coloured clothing.


Don’t be afraid to glamourise your look by mixing textures in nude colours, such as wool and lace for a classy finish.

Don’t be afraid to go for a head-to-toe nude look…nude coloured heels and sneakers will complement your muted outfit.

Do spice up your look by showing bits of flesh as well. Wear a cropped top or an off-the-shoulder dress or top for a sexy look.


Compiled by: Jane Folodi

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