We all know the saying, “that girl could make a potato sack look good.” While we can’t all go a la Marilyn Monroe in an actual ‘tater sack, we do suggest the color Russet as an addition to your wardrobe.

Leatrice Eisman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, says this particular shade of warm brown is great for multiple skin tones, as it has a peachy undertone, and is one of the Pantone Color Institutes top colors for 2011.

This 3.1 Phillip Lim Cardigan is great on its own or layered and is instantly brightened up by the 3.1 Phillip Lim canvas convertible clutch. Throw this look together with denim or slacks and the Yves Saint Laurent peep toe pumps in navy.