Top Ten Colors That Don't Go Together


The Top Ten

1 Red and Purple

Red and purple are beautiful together. Vibrant and energizing. Love them. Of course, I am a member of the Red Hat society and those are our colors. BE BOLD.

I never thought it would work, but I use red and purple tableware on my chestnut dining room table. I must confess I have a wall-hanging in my dining room with beiges, slate blue, gray, and, around the edges, a purple design. I started with red and charcoal for my tableware but decided to add purple and it is all gorgeous.

Red and purple is all I own. When I shop I automatically gravitate to red and purple. My head, eyes, body, hands and feet are covered in red and purple. Jenny Joseph wrote a poem about wearing these colors when she is old. I'm a lady of the 19 year old Red Hat Society and I wear these colors daily and Stand Proudly doing so.

I wear this combination all the time. - AlphaQ

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2 Orange and Green

Orange and green work perfect together or maybe it's just that I'm Irish and there 2 of the 3 main colours of Ireland.

I think orange and green go together! They're the Hurricane colors!

I refer to them as the "carrot colors" and I find them almost hard to even look at! Like purple and yellow, or purple and green? Or blue and orange? All disgusting in my opinion! But then again, I have a heavy opinion. Especially on colors! - keycha1n

I think this list was mistitled; so many combos here work. - MaxAurelius

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3 Pink and Bronze

A lot would put on bronze eyeliner or eyeshadow with hot pink lipstick ( they go together)

Beautiful! Some people have no taste in colors it's so sad!

Beautiful combo

Um they look great together...

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4 Silver and Yellow

Think silver and yellow go great together but, in some cases you have to use subtle amount of either color.

I like grey and yellow. My toy wolf called Max is grey and yellow

They should never go together ( silver is cool, yellow/gold is hot get over it! )

Triple YUK

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5 Blue and Gold

If it's a navy blue it goes with gold, if it's lighter blue it won't ( just like gold and silver don't go together)

Blue and gold really match together. I've worn several blue and gold clothes and they were explicit.

My schools colors...they look amazing together and we had a party themed with Blue and Gold...maybe a hint of silver in there too.

Blue looks better with silver because it's a cool color. With gold, it just looks ugly.

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6 Brown and Maroon

I wore this yesterday (I'm in 12th grade) and everybody laughed at me. It was just an experiment. So you know this happened on April 14th 2017.

No way. They are too close together. What makes maroon is brown and purple. Couldn't pair those.

Oh lord please never combine these

Lol lord I love maroon don’t make me change my mind

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7 Purple and Yellow

These do go together. They are the LSU colors.

Lakers purple and gold (yellow). They do go together.

Many shades of purple go beautifully with many shades of yellow but not all shades of purple go with all shades of yellow - choose wisely and if you are color blind ask several friends.

These colors don't go together like who do you see wearing those colors

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8 Brown and Black

These two colours can be quite a startling combination.

It's tacky together and they don't match. Brown shoes and black pants. Major no no

My costume for a play is a plain dark brown dress with a teal and black corset and the black totally kills it

It really depends on the shade of brown... I've seen many people pull it off well

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9 Orange and Pink

If you use the right shades, they kinda look like sunset colours

Orange, if you think about it I have orange pants and I have to dress tacky, so I think those will be good to dress for tacky because they don't match!

I love this combination. Add red and you have a stunning trio!

Thank u I need your help u help me find a wackiest tackiest outfit thank u so much so it orange and pink don't go together but first I had pink pants and a blue shirt but now I have pink pants and orange shirt thanks

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10 Orange and Blue

Yes definitely two colors that look good together

I think orange and blue are bad for each other!

They look great together. I have a orange and white strip dress with my Jordan's 11 unc and it brings everything out

They look amazing together!

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The Contenders

11 Yellow and Brown

When I think yellow and brown the first thing that pops in my mind is a toilet ( for obvious reasons)

No its a good combo!

(If you don't or didn't watch Little einsteins you will have NO IDEA who I am about to talk about)

For some reason the colors Yellow and Brown remind a bit of Quincy and Annie...

Yellow and Brown?!?!? I'm saying it's really bad but bad combination

I like this combo. It reminds me of pee and poop together in the toilet.

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12 Yellow and Pink

One of my favourite colour combinations. I love how they go together. Should be removed from this list, as it makes no sense this being here.

Yellow is an ugly color in general but try matching it with pink then you would look like 2 different cheerleading squads that was smashed together

They are the worst color combo ever! I don't why blondes think they can get away with wearing pink!

Pink Gold Peach anyone? - darthvadern

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13 Yellow and Black

I personally don't understand whats wrong with yellow and black, not only do most people think it looks good together, and they compliment eachother, but they were chosen by nature to be together on multiple organisms such as bees and some flowers!

I love Wiz Khalifa he sings black and yellow black and yellow black

I feel like this looks good on certain people but other not so much. Just be careful

I LOVE BEES - MaxAurelius

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14 Purple and Brown

I love the right shades of brown with purple accent!

Purple is my favorite color and my hair is brown so yeah they work together.

Love the combination of rich purple and brown...classic

They look fantastic together very cute!

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15 Gold and Black

Gold and black look great together, they are a warm and a neutral, which can almost never go wrong.

I really like this combination of colors because they compliment each other a lot

Black looks good with everything except brown, in my opinion. My school's colors are black and well as at least 3 other schools within an hour's drive of me. Some places call a medium toned bright yellow (google Jasper High School Baseball - the JHS in Indiana- for the shade I'm talking about) gold. That yellow still looks good, but I definitely prefer black and metallic gold when I'm not showing school spirit.

Gold shirt, black jeans. yup dope - AlphaQ

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16 Red and Aqua Green

NOPE THIS IS UGLY! But useful for mismatched clothes day

I think it's a kind of interesting color combo. Perhaps neon

Gross combo. Irritating nonsense

That matched

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17 Blue and Pink

I think pink and blue go together perfectly. You are absolutely wrong if you think pink and blue don't go together. You look fabulous just the way you are and nobody can tell you differently. Not even your family or friends... Etc. I'm so angry when people think that pink and blue don't go together. Look on the color wheel people.

I think that blue and pink go together if it's the right shade of blue and pink

Wow! I can't even imagine why anyone would even put this on a top twenty list for colors that don't look good together. Plus I Love the fist comment, " You look fabulous just the way you are and nobody can tell you differently. Not even your family or friends... Etc"

Baby blanket

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18 Maroon and Yellow

Makes a great warm look

It would look nice in the fall like pumpkins?


19 Gold and Orange

Eh, not really. I personally think that orange and gold are too similar in shade

20 Pink and Purple

They do go together fine. - Powerfulgirl10

They do together

Eh. They're really childish colors but they're okay.

They do tf

21 Red and Blue

Red and blue doesn't go together, your dad, mum, or both might think it looks great, maybe even your family, the truth is it doesn't, if you want to look like some kind of kid trying to be "cool", or a fictional character, then go ahead. -me

Huh? This combination is amazing in my opinion, second best in my opinion - darthvadern

Red and blue just... don't go together. Try looking at a site with red text on a blue background, it's painful.

22 Blue and Green

When considering this combination, you must think of bright green with bright blue, with no blend of the two. It's garish and ugly. Yes, the two can be paired well if you blend them and the contrast is not harsh, but with two solid colours bright green and bright blue are frankly a hideous combo.

There is a little rhyme which goes: blue and green should never be seen unless there's something inbetween. - Britgirl

I love blue and green being together. It's nature, blue sky and green grass.

What? This is the BEST! IRYO though - darthvadern

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23 Purple and Blue

I think these colors go great together! They are 2 of my favorite colors. Light blue and light purple look great together, obviously, but a surprisingly gorgeous combination is light purple and navy blue. Turquoise also goes well with purple.

What these two go great together! - Catacorn

This go great together I have it in my bed room

Nothing says early 90s time share like purple and blue

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24 Purple and Green

The joker is purple and green

They go well together acording to the colour wheel

25 Pink and Red

Not that bad Valentine's colors

Worst color combination

Hideous they are just not compatible colors

Just... no

26 Red and Orange

Red and Orange together ROCKS! It's my favorite combination

They totally clash.

My wedding colors

I love this combination - darthvadern

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27 Maroon and Pink

Just does not look pleasing to the eyes

28 Brown and Yellow

I like yellow and brown together.

They already said this DUH! - mayamanga

Love these 2

29 Green and Gold

I think green and gold are perfect together

Those are my school colors GREEN AND GOLD FOREVER


30 Orange and Purple

I'm actually going to a wedding in October and the colors are orange and plum! Never would of guessed those colors together! But it's very pretty.

I think plum and orange can work together, because plum is a more reddish colour. But normal orange and purple together have I never liked. - BlackberryTurtle

I think orange and purple do go together.

They so do not go together!

Gross - mayamanga

31 Brown and Pink

I think brown and pink matches perfectly. (Hard to say about dark brown or gray-brown)

Good combo actually. - Powerfulgirl10

I know it was on list.
This is cringe combination!

32 Red and Yellow

Even though theses two colors are beautiful and are in the fire combination I just think they don't go with each other unless their is some thing between them then again this is just my opinion

The first thing that pops into my mind when I think of this is Mcdonalds (For obvious reasons) - mayamanga

Someone I know has red hair and they never wear yellow clothes

Worst color combo ever

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33 Blue and Brown

If you want that dated look from 10 years ago, feel free to collide brown and blue. Horrific combination.

Love dark and light blue with brown

Blue and brown never, ever, EVER go together. EVER! Unless you want to announce to the world that you have no color sense whatsoever.

Looks like the colors in a 70s leisure suit. Avoid unless you like the Ed Grimley look.

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34 Black and White

Black and white go great together, especially if you add in another hot color like red as an accent

Totally agree

It does matche

Both these colors seem to go with everything but each other. White Hollister T with black skinny jeans? ~Mistyrain

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35 Red and Gold

Are you bonkers? They're awesome together! Throw on a red dress and add some gold jewellery and you have a fashion statement!

Your insulting Iron Man

They look alright to me

I don't agree. - MaxAurelius

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36 Brown and Red

I do not tink brown and red look pretty together but I think red and aqua green looks pretty


They look good toghter

Yes they do,

37 Purple and Tan

Purple is amazing, and tan pretty much goes with anything so I am going to say yes, they go pretty good together.

38 Brown and Silver

Would silver wallpaper go with brown paint on doors skirting boards and dado rail

39 Navy and Gray

Navy and grey look amazing together, especially on horses.

Never ever liked those together

40 Maroon and Blue


41 Yellow and White

I have seen frech colonies and they look grt

42 Black and Navy Blue

Should be wayyy higher. The slight yet noticeable difference is really, REALLY painful to look at. I also see these colors together way to often like people, wake up! Even people who consider themselves fashion experts wear these and I'm just like I can't be the only one who noticed how nasty it actually looks. - Organ

Another bad combo. Very very tacky

If it was cyan blue it's AMAZING but it looks dull with navy blue.

Navy blue and white look nice but cyan and white looks boring.

43 Black and Peach

Dude, seriously?

Black goes back with like everything! what

Guys do you understand its like all colour combinations? facepalm

44 Red and Green

For Christmas.

Splash of red with yellow green

45 Orange and White

Orange and white are the colors of my high school.

UGLY like hairless cats

But those orange cream popsicles. - shawnmccaul22

46 Bronze and Silver

Do they go together?

The Answer Is Yes.


47 Mauve and Lime

It looks bad

Well, mauve is a lighter shade of purple. If it was darker, it might not go well, but I think it goes well with the light purple. Lime is my least favorite color though, - MaxAurelius

48 Black and Green


I think it actually looks good. I used it once to color someone’s kindness Soul in an Undertale AU with Hatred (Black.)

49 Black and Brown

That do not mach

It does. I know everybody has got their own opinion but I know nobody who would consider black pants combined with classic brown Timberlands as a fashion sin, at least not in regard to the colors. - Organ

50 Indigo and Magenta

Nice warm colors. Good for school colors

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