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.