Actress Kerry Washington is a standout in this bright orchid colored oversize sweater with baggy python print pants. The look is bold but sophisticated and I loved it as soon as I saw it. That makes sense, because it is from the fall 19 collection of one of our favorite designers, Sally Lapointe. Sally always makes use of super lush fabrics and soft knits, and this look is no exception. It has a nice easy going fit that will work on a variety of figures. That makes this look perfect for women over 4o. You can actually purchase her Sally Lapointe sweater for $850 and glossed snake-effect leather wide-leg pants for $3,550. They are gorgeous, only the price is not. But you can steal her style and get this Kerry Washington python look for less.
Kerry Washington Python Look for Less
The Bright Orchid Sweater
In their fall 2019 collections, many fashion designers used colors you don’t usually think of for fall such as this bright orchid. The Sally Lapointe sweater is $850 but you can get this Halogen® Crewneck Sweater for only $59. The color of this sweater is very similar to Kerry’s, and the fuller sleeves add a bit of drama.
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Kerry Washington Python Pants
These neutral colored Heartloom snakeskin print pants have shades of navy and buff that will blend nicely with the bright orchid sweater. They may be easier for you to wear than a pair of bright pink pants like Kerry’s (even though they are so cool on her!) and the price of $89 will definitely be easier on your wallet.
Here is another option. This pair of wide leg pants from H&M comes in this neutral python print and they are only $25.99. They will look perfect with any bright color sweater and shoes.
Bright Colored Suede Pumps
Kerry’s suede pumps are beautiful and I like how they are a shade different from the rest of her ensemble. Otherwise her look would be too matchy-matchy and would lack richness and depth. So don’t be concerned about matching your shoes exactly to your sweater. This pair of pumps from Nine West comes in this rich orchid suede, and they are only $79. I have found that you can get away with inexpensive shoes in suede, because they are often fairly comfortable.
The Modern Bling: Oversize Hoop Earrings
Kerry’s silver oversize hoop earrings are a simple yet strong and modern statement. They compliment her bold colored python print outfit. You don’t have to get the real deal to match her earrings. These Madewell hoop earrings are only $24. How’s that for getting the look for less?
Kerry Washington Python Styling Tips
1. Wear bold colors in fall. Kerry Washington’s sweater and pants in orchid may seem like an unusual color for fall, but bold bright colors like sky blue, bright coral and lime hit the runways for fall 2019. In fact for the last several fall collections seasons we have seen non-traditional fall colors in designers collections. You can invest in these bright colors because they will stay in style from year to year. Colors like this orchid actually mix well with other fall colors including burgundy, brown, rust and forest green. Give a bold color a try for fall.
2. Go monochrome with busy patterns. Kerry’s bold print python pants work in a bright orchid when styled with a tonal sweater and shoes. Therefore her look does not look choppy or busy. You can steal her look in any color. For example, wear a blue sweater with blue and black animal print pants and blue suede pumps and you’ve got Kerry’s look in blue. You can also get her look in monochrome calm neutrals, such as tan, grey or blush.
3. Wear one simple piece of jewelry. Since her outfit has a lot going on in a big and bold way, Kerry shows us the perfect example of how to wear one simple yet impactful piece of jewelry. Her oversize hoop earrings in silver stand out but do not compete with the rest of what she is wearing. Silver is the right choice over gold to go with her python pants.
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