Today I would like to talk about color. It matters. Some colors will look good on you, and some won’t. I am a big fan of saturated color, such as the color of the top I am wearing in the feature photo.
Saturated colors are brighter and richer…think jewel tones. Unless you are a baby or a young child, you probably need to wear a richer color rather than a pastel. And I don’t think olive or drab green or drab brown looks good on ANYONE.
I might wear a nice neutral gray, a pretty white, or a nice rich brown:
But I much prefer brighter colors like these:
You all know that I struggled with the purple shirt outfit:
The more I looked at it, the more I realized that I just did not like this color on me. I really do think I would have liked it if were brighter, more saturated purple.
I looked through my old photos to see if I could find some illustrations for you. I don’t have too many photos of things that are drab or lighter colors, but I did find a few, so thought I would give you some visual comparisons:
Well, that is way more than enough pictures of me for you to have to look at in one day, but I hope you can see what I mean.
I am not saying you have to dress like a clown, or that you can never wear a neutral color; some people really prefer a more neutral or monochromatic look. If that is your signature look, GREAT! But if you are just picking outfits without any regard for what color they are, you might want to mend your ways. It might be a good idea to go through your closet and evaluate the colors you have, to see if you really like them, and if they are flattering.
AND you can learn to be more aware of color when you are shopping.(talking to myself here LOL) An item of clothing might be the cutest style in the world and fit you like a dream, but if the color does not look good on you, why wear it? I say go for style, fit, AND color!
What do you think? As always, I would love to hear your opinions, and get a good discussion going! Thanks for stopping by. 🙂
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