Wearing black with Autumn colors - can I?
Who said you can't wear BLACK?
Wearing black with Autumn colors is often considered a no-no!
But you frequently say: I can't do without black in my wardrobe! Can I wear it? Is it wrong? How do I make it look flattering?
First of all, there are no 'wrongs' with color - you should wear whatever makes you feel good.
And if you don't feel it's working, well then there are always ways to make it work.
is something we all need to fall back on at some point. A pair of
pants, a straight skirt, some kind of jacket, even the little black dress - all wardrobe staples that
just kind of fit the bill for the odd occasion if not an everyday item.
And of course Autumn is one of the deepest color palettes so it's only natural that you should feel drawn to the deepest colors in general.
So how do we do it?
If you've had your Colors Analyzed or even worked out your own color direction, you've found a stunning color palette that will suit your natural coloring.
colors are to help you feel good about yourself and so you can choose
to use them however you like. You do not have to stick to any rigid rules and you certainly don't have to apologize for whatever you wear!
The idea is to enjoy wearing colors and if black is something you enjoy wearing - WHY NOT CONTINUE TO DO SO?
Wearing black with Autumn colors is easy!
Dame Diana Rigg mixes the colors
Olivia Palermo wears it over and under
Once you understand how your colors work and what they do for you then
it's up to you to interpret the way you use them. As long as you understand that it will never be the most flattering worn next to your face wearing BLACK with Autumn colors is easy!
Autumn is one of the deeper color palettes and although your colors are soft they are also quite intense and heavily SATURATED. Therefore, they are strong enough to provide a strong contrast against black and they can look absolutely STUNNING!
Wear brilliant color under black...
or better still, brilliant color over black...
Wearing black with Autumn shades works even better if you can put the color next to your face. You can make this work with a collar over your jacket or sweater, a scarf plain or printed that includes your favorite colors or even jewelry that flatters your complexion. A necklace or earrings brings light to your face.
The bold colors of Autumn
Although Autumn colors have a softness they are BOLD. These are just some of the fabulous outfits in Autumn shades from Kettlewell Colours - they make separates in every shade of your color palette.
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