Who needs 50 Shades of Grey?

Who needs 50 of Shades of Grey?

You just need to find the right shades to flatter your complexion and harmonize with all the other shades in your Color Family.

Grey is a very versatile and useful neutral and perfect for every wardrobe but some shades will suit you better than others.

Grey can be a bit of a chameleon and changes in different lights so choose the shade that flatters your personal coloring and harmonizes with the brighter and lighter shades from your wardrobe. 

True Grey is a mix of BLACK and WHITE and, therefore, it's safe to say that Black, White and Grey and the only true neutrals!

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Choose the shades of grey...

that flatter you best.

Once we move away from the true shade, every grey will have an undertone making it Warm or Cool. If you know your skin tone or your own Color Family it's easy to choose the shades of grey to suit you best. 

Don't know your undertone? it's easy to identify your skin tone here ...

If your coloring is Light, Medium or Deep then High Contrast in your coloring will determine whether Light, Medium or Deep Greys will be your best.

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If your coloring is Warm then choose the Warm Greys

The Warm shades of grey all have a yellow undertone with an innate softness. They will flatter all warm skin tones and harmonize with all Warm toned or yellow toned colors.

Depending on the strength of your natural coloring choose a Light, Medium or Deep Warm Grey.

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Cardigan, clutch, striped top, lace dress, bootie, trench

If your coloring is Cool then choose Cool Greys

The Cool shades of Grey all have a Cool or Blue undertone and a certain crispness. They will flatter a Cool complexion and work with all the Cool or blue toned colors.

Depending on the strength of your natural coloring choose a Light, Medium or Deep Cool Grey.

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Cardigan, bag, striped set, shoes, long cardigan, evening dress

There's always a perfect grey...

Grey is the perfect color for basics in your Capsule Wardrobe. It's classic, classy and will give you lots of mix and match opportunities to create many different outfits for every occasion.

Create a column of grey, casual or dressy, for lots of mix and match opportunities for many different outfits and occasions.

Alternatively, a grey coat or jacket topping a colorful dress or separates will bring any outfit together.

and top or accent with your favorite shades...

Choose your favorite colors and accessories to bring your grey to life.

Whichever way you choose to wear your shades of grey they will serve you well and mix and match as part of many different outfits.

How grey works with other colors

LIGHT SPRING & SUMMER

LIGHT has elements of both Warm and Cool tones and very little contrast. If your natural coloring is very light choose these light greys as heavy shades of grey will overpower. If possible match cool with cool and warm with warm. 

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MUTED & SOFTS

SOFT/MUTED has elements of both Warm and Cool tones with a medium contrast. Choose medium toned greys, either Warm or Cool, although you will find more softness for your gentle coloring with the Warm greys.

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COOL SUMMER & WINTER

all have strong Cool/Blue undertones and generally a medium contrast. Look for a medium toned Cool Grey. The stronger your coloring the deeper you can wear your colors.

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WARM & AUTUMN

Both color families have Warm/Golden undertone and medium contrast. Look for a medium toned or slightly deeper grey. Many of the warm greys come in the softest fabrics such a wool or flannel which adds to the overall warmth.

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DEEP AUTUMN & WINTER

If your coloring is DEEP then you can take the strongest and deepest shades of grey. Aim to match Warm tones/Warm greys; Cool tones/Cool greys.

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BRIGHT SPRING & WINTER

BRIGHT coloring means you have high contrast. Clear tones - Cool greys will add more clarity.

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