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This 1 color will be the top trend of fall — try it now!

by Brianna Bernath / / Source: TODAY

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Pastels can be tricky. They don't always work for your skin tone, and they definitely don't work in every season — but lilac is different.

This pale purple hue looks good on virtually any skin tone at any time of year. What's not to love?!

Lilliana Vasquez, TODAY Style Squad member and founder of, has created found three great looks (and loads of accessories) so you can make a statement by choosing lilac.

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Flounce Sleeve Top, $30, H&M

Flounce Sleeve TopH&M

The delicate silhouette of this top is the perfect complement to the delicate shade of purple!

Sheer We Go Chiffon Trench Jacket, $39, Go Jane

Sheer We Go Chiffon Trench JacketGo Jane

This jacket is a great layering piece and a great transitional piece from summer to fall.

Cold Shoulder Flutter Sleeve Top, $45, Eloquii

Cold Shoulder Flutter Sleeve TopEloquii

This pale hue looks great with the cold-shoulder trend, and the flutter sleeves on this shirt in particular add a feminine touch.


If you're not into donning too much color in your ensemble, try something a little subtler with a lilac-hued accessory! The pieces below offer a pop of color that will match just about anything in your closet.

Nars Nail Polish in Kalymnos, $20, Nars

Nars Nail Polish in KalymnosNars

Elena Heeled Sandal in Lilac, $40, Just Fab

Elena Heeled Sandal in LilacJust Fab

Canvas Slip-On Shoes in Light Purple, $15, H&M

Canvas Slip-On Shoes in Light PurpleH&M

Ella Lilac Oversized Round Sunglasses, $14, Pretty Little Thing

Ella Lilac Oversized Round SunglassesPretty Little Thing

Pink Sunglasses with Lilac Lenses, JC Penney

Lilac Backpack, $30, Pacsun

Lilac BackpackPacsun

Faux Suede Trapunto Stitch Cross Body Saddle Bag, $40, Express

Faux Suede Trapunto Stitch Cross Body Saddle BagExpress

Lilac Snakeskin Clutch, $27, Pretty Little Thing

Lilac Snakeskin ClutchPretty Little Thing

So go ahead and try a pastel for once! With this on-trend color, you definitely won't regret it.

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