Tuesday, August 30, 2016

How to Choose the Best Colors for Your Body Shape

Color is one of the best ways to make the most out of your body shape. For example, white and off white can be worn by most people. It will make an area appear larger. If you want to emphasize your broad shoulders, select a top that is white or light in color.

Thin people can look bigger in clothes with light colors. 

Perhaps, you've already found the right color for your body shape. Plan carefully to add this color to your wardrobe. Firstly, stick to one color addition to your wardrobe to avoid confusion. Decide which colors look best on you. Your choice of color may depend on your complexion. figure, personality and present wardrobe. 

Here are some quick tips in choosing the colors that will complement your overall appearance. 
  • Wear neutral colors to draw attention away from  your body. Add color in accessories. 
  • Black and navy blue are the best colors for making you look slender.
  • Wear two or three piece outfits in warm contrasting colors if you're too tall or too thin.
  • Wear an outfit in one color if you want to look taller.
  • If you're a small person, wear separates that are color-keyed to each other.
  • Select light-colored tops that continue to below your waistline if you're short-waisted.
  • Wide and light-colored belts can make a waistline larger in some cases.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

What Your Color Choices in Clothing Say About You

People react to colors differently. Some women like to wear the brightest red top while other women might cringe just at the sight of it. You will know how you feel about colors if you look at the clothes you own. Do you see one color (may be in different shades)  more than any other? Yes? Then, that color could be your favorite.

Colors are usually matched with certain feelings or moods.

Orange - a warm and cheerful color that expresses courage, friendliness, hospitality, energy and hope.

Yellow - a cheerful and bright color associated with sympathy, prosperity, cowardice, deceit, wisdom and warmth.

Green - the color of spring which is restful and refreshing. It is associated with envy, luck, life and hope.

Blue - a calm, cool and dignified color expressing serenity, tranquility and formality. Sometimes, it is associated with depression.

Purple - expresses opulence, wisdom and suffering. It is associated with dignity, humility, mystery and royalty.

Black - a mysterious, sophisticated and strong color which symbolizes death, evil and wisdom.

White - a cool and serene color which symbolizes faith, innocence, peace and purity.

How can you decide which colors are best for you? Your skin color and the colors of your eyes and hair dictate which shades of clothing you should or should not wear. Here’s a short guide which you might want to check out.

- White is becoming to most skin tones.
- Black is usually becoming only to those with very fair skin. It drains the color from your face.
- Dull colors generally make you look drab and old.
- Aqua is the best color for most people.

- Shades of green look good on people with pink skin.
- Medium-warm colors or colors of autumn look good on people with dark complexions.
- Blue eyes look bluer when clothes with the same shade or value of blue is worn.
- Clothes in bright blue or purple make people with brownish or yellowish complexion look sallow or grayish.
- If your favorite color doesn’t look good next to your face, wear it away as in slacks or shorts.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Quick Insights on Looking Good and Dressing Up Well

You’re you. And, you’re not exactly like any person in the planet. You may look like your siblings, but you can’t be totally alike with them. Having said that, you also feel and think differently from them. All the things that make you different from other people contribute to your personality.

The way you dress is one way you’re able to express your personality. A carefree person, for example, might be less concerned about what she wears compared to someone who is a perfectionist.

Self-concept: your key to good looks

Self-concept is the idea of who you are and what you are like. Experts say that a person most likely has a good self-concept when she feels good about himself. She enjoys life; she likes other people and she believes that she can accomplish many things.

Public image goes along with self-concept. It is the way you look to others and vice versa. The way you dress gives other people their first impression of you. They could be impressed with what you’re wearing because clothing is the first thing they see --- and it’s the largest area they see. In fact, most people notice other people’s attire before they see their faces or hear their voices. Therefore, you must take the time to plan your daily outfit or your outfit for special occasions if you want to create a great first impression all the time.

Your clothes speak for you

A wise man said that clothing is a silent language --- it speaks for you and me. Moreover, studies have shown that your feelings about yourself are usually shown in your appearance. Clothing reflects your mental attitude. It may even reflect your unusual mood for the day.

Some people look terrific all the time while others look just okay. They don’t necessarily have perfect features and body shape. They simply know themselves. They take the time to evaluate themselves and research about the type of clothing that will best suit them.

Do you want to start looking superb moving forward? Remember to observe these ideas: feel good about yourself; be intentional in creating a great and lasting impression; and wear clothes that suit you best following a thorough self-evaluation.