Seasonal Color Analysis WINTER...
A true Seasonal Color Analysis Winter is the most stunning of the Seasonal color palettes.
As the dewy, warmth of Autumn color gives way to the keen winds of the year's end, the colors become CLEAR and BOLD - STRONG and ICY!
The Winter palette is made up of 3 color families - COOL DEEP and BRIGHT.
You will always have a blue undertone to your skin and strong clarity to your coloring, i.e. high contrast.
Actress Catherine Zeta Jones (above) has grey/brown eyes and, even with a tan, has a blue undertone to her skin giving a pink toned complexion.
A stunning mix of Cool, Deep and Bright
Because the Winter season is made up of 3 different color families every person does not have the elements of COOL, DEEP and BRIGHT in exactly the same quantities.
Your hair: is always strongly colored but it could be from mid to dark brown even black. Or of course you could have grey hair and still retain a strong intensity that supports the Winter colors.
Your skin: is always Cool but it could be quite fair with a pink tinge, or beige through to olive/dark brown.
Your eyes: are always clear and strongly colored. The fact that they are Cool is not always immediately obvious - they could be blue, grey/blue, grey/green, brown hazel even black/brown. You will have well defined eyebrows providing a strong contrast against your skin.
Create balance with WINTER colors
Winter colors will enhance and intensify...
The WINTER palette of beautiful colors will enhance and
intensify your natural coloring making your skin and eyes clearer and minimizing blemishes. A natural bloom will appear; the right make-up will enhance this even
Your most flattering colors are:
- Cool with a blue undertone, Deep and Clear (Bright)
- the deepest and coolest. Winter is the only palette with Black and White as the highest contrast.
- the clearest strongest, coolest shades - royal blue, emerald green, rich true red, strong magenta, bold hot turquoise
- all your colors are perfect for vacation wear as for the coldest days of the year
these strong tones with the iciest shades of the winter landscape -
pure snow white, icy pink, icy blue, icy turquoise, icy aqua
- There is one strong sharp yellow - although it may not be good or everyone.
You most flattering neutrals
Your most flattering Neutrals:
- Black, charcoal and cool silver greys - they provide the intensity that's needed to show off your brilliant color palette
- Taupe, cocoa and a cool linen shade work brilliantly for the warmer weather
- Pure white or bright ivory will always be
your best contrast.
How to bring your color swatch to life
your brand new color swatch in your hand is exciting - but the next
thought is often panic as you wonder what on earth you're going to do
can be really difficult to visualize how all the beautiful color shades
will actually transform themselves into an outfit and find their way
into your wardrobe!
For visual inspiration
For real visual inspiration visit Kettlewell Colours who make a range of jersey separates and dresses in all the colors from your color palette.
are photographed and displayed according to Season so you can easily
see how the different shades of Seasonal Color Analysis Winter harmonize
and work together.
You'll find all your wardrobe basics in flattering shapes and sizes - in fact all the hard work is done for you!
Colors to avoid
Colors to avoid:
- Dusky or muted shades, wishy-washy pastels - they will flatten your brightness
- Avoid anything with a golden (warm) undertone, it will make your skin look yellow and you look ill!
- Anything creamy, yellow/orange, yellow/greens, ginger browns, rusts, brick red
you must wear any of these colors then team them with one of your best
Winter shades next to your face and create a crisp contrast. A scarf or a
collar over a jacket, silver or white pearl earrings will introduce
Icons of the Silver Screen
As one of our leading actresses Catherine Zeta Jones shares her dramatic Winter coloring with two former icons of the silver screen.
Both Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor had similar striking looks and looked their best when wearing high contrast colors.
More features for Winter coloring
Ok so you’re a Winter – but how do you actually begin to wear Winter colors?
Looking at the Winter swatch for the first
be a little alarming. But, although you have one of the brightest
Seasons, it usually turns out to be the simplest of all to put into
Whether you're barbecuing in Brighton or baking in the Tropics, the brilliant bolds of the Winter color palette are perfect for the searing heat of high Summer.
In fact all the Seasonal color palettes can be used all year round in any climate!
Discover the strongest Cool makeup tones to flatter your blue undertone and deep natural coloring.
Need some inspiration for putting colors together? I've got it sorted...
Sadly, Seasonal Color Analysis is often determined incorrectly.
you've been analyzed as a Deep Winter, Cool Winter or Clear Winter, then you may not be a true WINTER at all and your color palette is
likely to be diluted.
If you're not feeling comfortable with your color palette check out the details of 12 Seasons Color Analysis to see if you might be missing out on a wider range of colors that you could be enjoying or contact me for Online Color Analysis.
All you need to enjoy your WINTER Color Family
The WINTER Color Brief £3.00
The WINTER color Brief is ready to
download and print out with all the concise information you need to
start wearing and enjoying your own Color Family - colors, makeup, hair
15 pages of information including DIGITAL COLOR SWATCH that can be kept on
your phone or Ipad for shopping. Or you can make it into a mirror image
of the fabric color swatch.
The Seasonal Color Brief £6.00
4 Seasons + swatches half the price
Enjoy all 4 Seasonal Color Briefs - Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter - for the price of 2 plus 4 digital color swatches.
It also shows you a simple way to identify your own 'best' Season and how to wear and enjoy your Color Family.
The WINTER color fan holds 30 precision dyed fabric
color swatches which fan out to show the whole range of harmonizing
shades (shown in the square).
fan is practical and easy to use, 12.5cm x 6.5cm, finished in a suede
style cover and comes with a wealth of information about co-ordination,
cosmetics, accessories etc. Don't
think that your choice is now limited, between these colors there are
literally hundreds of shades and tones just like an artist's palette.
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