My basic wardrobe methodology is to wear a basic neutral color, black, cream, grey, etc. and then dress the outfit with accessories. It wasn't until I started designing my Kathy Beal Signature scarves that I really understood how much the right scarf can really pull an outfit together, giving it a really polished and elegant look.
Here is the Before shot of one of my basic outfits. Green has always been one of my favorite accent colors and I love the big bold jewelry of the Southwest:
And here's how its brightened up with the addition of Cantaloup Ice from my Spring Collection - the scarf really ties all the elements together: