Tis the season of holiday cheer, parties and special occasions. Which clothing colors, accessories and jewelry will make you look and feel your best for that important first date or special occasion? Gain confidence by wearing the best colors for you. If you’re wearing the right ones, you’ll be confident that you look your best because they harmonize with and bring out the beauty in your unique coloring; your skin complexion, eyes and hair color.
Wearing “your” colors will make you look healthier, happier, younger, more vibrant and help you project a really positive image. Colors that complement your skin, hair and eyes make you look more attractive.
Whether you are a man or a woman, what you wear does matter because you only get one chance to make a good first impression.
Here are a few Do’s and Don’ts for that special date:
Fall 2O13: A Palette of Many Moods
This season, designers express the many moods of fall with skillfully arranged collections that will enhance and enliven customers’ outlooks as the colder months set in. Similarly, colors come together to create moods that range from sophisticated and structured to lively and vivid, encapsulating our inherent need for wardrobe variety to reflect emotions that run from thoughtfully introspective to irrepressibly elated.
With the changing season, the greens from spring evolve and develop. Multifaceted Emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate, bringing luxury and elegance to the palette, while yellow-toned Linden Green brings a lightness and brightness to the deeper shades of fall. Try pairing both with Mykonos Blue, a bold, meditative blue, for a classic and relaxed fall look. Exotic Acai adds mystery and richness to the palette, and can be incorporated with the other colors to create a number of powerful fall combinations. Pair the elegant shade of purple with Emerald for a regal disposition, or spirited Samba red for an expressive and dramatic look. Koi, a decorative orange with dazzling and shimmering qualities, is a statement color that serves as a pick-me-up for your wardrobe. Vivacious, an unruly and wildly deep fuchsia, adds an ebullient sensuality to the palette. Pair Vivacious with anchoring Deep Lichen Green, a naturally lush shade of green, for a dynamic juxtaposition that captures both ends of the seasonal spectrum. Rounding out this season’s cornerstone colors, Turbulence, a dark mercurial gray, and Carafe, a rich, glamorous brown, provide more interesting and sophisticated alternatives to the black basics usually worn in colder months. Both staple neutrals pair gracefully with more expressive colors within the palette, such as Samba, Koi and Vivacious.
For more than 20 years, Pantone, the global authority on color, has surveyed the designers of New York Fashion Week and beyond to bring you the season’s most important color trends. This report previews the most prominent hues for fall 2013.
Autumn’s color palette is warm, deep and muted like fall foliage.
Knowing which season you fall into will help you make wise shopping choices for clothing, jewelry, accessories and makeup. A personal color consultation will quickly tell you if you are cool or warm and which of the seasons you fall into.
Autumn’s image is one of richness, spice and earthiness. Gold undertones are the best colors for Autumn women to wear. Shopping with a swatch wallet can save you time and money as you focus only on the colors that will best compliment your skin tone. Autumn’s best makeup choices are warm colors in shades of honey to copper to dark brown.
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People judge an individual based on how they look within 35 seconds of meeting them. How can you afford not to look your best? In today’s workplace, whether professional suits or business casual are the norm, men can no longer get away with wearing the same old outfits to work. Brenda is an expert at determining the colors that will make you look healthy, vibrant and professional.
For those of you who hate to shop, Brenda can assist you with personal shopping or refer you to a trusted colleague for custom shirts and suits. The photo above was a shirt, suit and tie that Brenda selected for a client who hates to shop and was applying for a promotion. He looked polished, professional and got the job!
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Summer’s color palette is harmonious, elegant and soft. Summer women fall into these categories; Light, Muted or Cool. Knowing which of these you fall into will help you make wise shopping choices for clothing, jewelry, accessories and makeup. A personal color consultation will quickly tell you if you are cool or warm and which of the seasons you fall into.
Summer’s image is one of refinement and gentleness. Blue undertones are the best colors for Summer women to wear. Shopping with a swatch wallet can save you time and money as you focus only on the colors that will best compliment your skin tone. Summer’s best makeup choices are light and cool colors, avoid warm brown or black mascara as it is too severe. For an in-depth personal color analysis call, 619-254-6807
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Spring’s color palette is light and bright, crisp and clear with gold undertones. Think of daffodils…Spring women fall into these categories;True Spring, Bright, Light and Warm. Knowing which of these you fall into will help you make wise shopping choices for clothing, jewelry, accessories and makeup. A personal color consultation will quickly tell you if you are cool or warm and which of the seasons you fall into.
Spring’s image is one of ageless and delicate radiance. Many springs are blonde when they are children but their hair can darken with age. Yellow undertones are the best colors for spring women to wear. The stores are full of bright colors right now, shopping with a swatch wallet can save you time and money as you focus only on the colors that will best compliment your skin tone. Spring’s best makeup choices are also light and warm tones of peach, salmon and coral. Spring women should avoid black mascara and wearing black as the color is too heavy for them.
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Color analysis is the process of determining your natural color tone so that all clothing, makeup, hair, and jewelry colors placed near your face will be in harmony with this tone. When the colors all harmonize, you will look radiant, healthy and vibrant!
A personal color analysis can save you thousands of dollars and enable wise wardrobe investments. Once you have a personal color analysis you will know exactly which colors will look great on you!
Men benefit from knowing which colors they look best in. Wearing a white shirt everyday is not only boring, it may make you look tired and ill. The right colors will make you look healthy, alert and sharp.
Purchasing jewelry is an investment – it should look great against your skin. For people who have skin tones that are clearly warm or clearly cool, getting your jewelry tones right can make a significant difference. Those with warm-toned skin should wear yellow gold, ivory pearls & copper colors, while cool-toned people should wear silver, white gold, platinum, white or pink pearls, etc. Those with neutral skin tones are lucky enough to look great in everything!
Since jewelry lies against your skin and often near your face, it can make you look radiant if it is in the right tones and drain you of color if in the wrong tones.
The same is true for eyeglasses, whether prescription or sunglasses. When someone looks at you, you want him or her to see you looking your best, not your glasses.
A personal color analysis will tell you exactly which tones to wear and which ones to stay away from. How many times have you tried on several pairs of glasses trying to guess what looks good? It is essential to get the colors right because they are on your face. For example, warm-toned people will look great in tortoise-shell or yellow gold, cool-toned individuals will look better in black or silver. A personal color analysis consultation will make this so much easier for you!
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