KHAITE Sweater, goop, $1,150; KHAITE Pants, goop, $680; J. HANNAH Earrings, J. Hannah, $485; SPINELLI KILCOLLIN X GOOP RING, goop, $2,000

Color Theory: How to Pull Off Pastels Year-Round

Imagine dark thunder clouds rolling in. The heavens open up. The rain pelts the earth. But then just like that, a glint of light. Sorbet tones—blazing peach, milky blue, and rich lavender—sprawl across the sky. Now imagine this postcard effect on polished separates and you get a sense of the modern shapes and slouchy layers done in the prettiest mood-lifting pastels.

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