In those cases, I find that go-to dresses and bright tights can usually make it at least a little better.
So, may I introduce to you my go-to dress of the moment and some very bright blue tights.
dress, cotton on
flats, urban outfitters
skull ring, ebay
stone ring, novica
silver band, from australia
gold bangle, kate spade
Still have to work with Boyfriend on the whole "don't make me look like a bobblehead" thing.