Understand your Colors
Do you understand your Colors?
OK you've got a fabulous color swatch. You know all about Neutrals and how you should be accenting them with Brighter colors, but it's really difficult to put it into practice.
As well as opening up a wonderful new world of color - having a color palette to adhere to can sound as though it's very LIMITING!
And I want to show you that it's not!
Color is to make you look good and feel
good; to use and to enjoy. I'm going to start breaking the color
palettes down so that you can find your way around.
show you how to spot the shades that are best for you, how to extend
your range of colors, how to experiment and still ensure that you have
all the color you need to look and feel your best.
Understand a little - enjoy your colors a whole lot more...
Even with a color swatch it can still be difficult to understand your colors if it's never been explained to you properly.
The biggest mis-understanding comes when people think that they need to exactly match colors - but that's practically impossible. The most important factor is to understand the characteristics of the colors that suit you best - and why!
I've broken the Color Families down further so you can see how color works for you.
Whether it's baby sweet or hot and shocking, there is invariably some kind of 'girly' connotation to this color. But whether you run a mile from Pink or not - every woman needs to know
the best PINK to suit her natural coloring - even if it is just for
Wearing the best makeup colors to flatter your complexion makes your face come ALIVE!
Think you can't wear RED? Sure you can, just choose the shade that best flatters your natural coloring so you're not over powered. There is a shade of RED in every color palette.
you're not quite ready to dazzle head to toe in red this Valentine's
Day but even a new lipstick or nail polish means that you need to know
the shades that make you look your best.
It's the vibrant power color of the year - but if it's not in your color palette you'll probably think that this brilliantly hot shade is out of bounds.
Not so - there's always a way to incorporate any color into your wardrobe if you want to give it a try.
Concerned you'll choose the right color? Well you never need worry when you choose one of the Universal Colors because they suit just about everyone.
easy to get excited about a Color Swatch and, certainly, the Spring
shades are some of the most glorious shades around. But until you
clarify your basic (almost boring) neutral shades, it's impossible to
begin any kind of co-ordination.
Find yourself stuck looking for Winter coats for your Spring coloring? When
you've exhausted the beige and the camel; the winter white just isn't
practical and the black is taboo - where do you look next?
There are times when we want some 'fun color' and what better time than the 'wrap up warm' days of Winter. So I've introduced some new ideas in with the neutrals you'd expect.
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.
This year, for the first time, the
Pantone Colors Fall 2017 report has been produced with different color
palettes for New York and London.
Every season the Pantone Institute highlights the top 10 colors that
have been included and shown by designers in their latest collections.
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