When you’re in a colour consult, your style coach will look for “tells” to see if a colour is doing good things for you or not-so-good things.
Everyone’s tells are different. Some people look ten pounds heavier in some colours and ten pounds lighter in others… some people who aren’t wearing makeup look like they’ve suddenly put lipstick and blush on with a certain colour next to their face… others look more awake with certain colours around their face.
You can diy a mini colour consult. All you need to do is grab a few pieces of clothing from your closet—perhaps a couple pieces you know make you feel like a million bucks, and a couple pieces you’re not so sure about. Stand in front of a mirror next to natural light with no makeup on and hold a colour up to your face. Notice what happens. Pull the colour down and repeat until you can see your tells and can easily choose the colours that create positive effects on your complexion. These are the colours you want to fill your wardrobe with.
This week’s colour palette (warm) has a lot in common with both spring and autumn colour palettes so if either of them spoke to you, but didn’t feel quite right, the warm colour palette might be perfect for you. The warm colour palette is not as dark as autumn colours but are deeper and more muted than spring colours.
Take a peak at the colour and traits listed below to see if you feel connected to the inviting warm colour palette.
You’re drawn to colours that are:
- warm (golden)
- medium in value (not really light or dark)
- medium intensity (not incredibly bright or muted)
Your favourite colours might be:
- kelly green
- colours that remind you of an autumn forest on a bright sunny day
- colours of the earth
- medium brown
Metal colours you love:
- yellow gold
- rose gold
You might have:
- youthful skin
- yellow tone to skin
- eye pattern that has halo around iris with flecks of colour
- eye colour that’s bright or muted depending on the colour you’re wearing (blue, green, hazel, or brown)
- medium-coloured hair (blonde or warm brown or strawberry blonde or red)
- hair that looks good coloured a shade of red even if it isn’t your natural colour
You might feel:
The easiest time for you to shop:
The easiest time for you to shop: It is pretty easy to find your colours year round. In the fall/winter you may lean into the darker autumn colour, while in spring you might be tempted toward the brighter colours of the spring palette.
Stores + designers you might love:
- Tory Burch
- Banana Republic
- Michael Kors
Women you may connect with:
- Amy Adams
- Jessica Chastain
- Emma Stone
If you think you might be a warm seasonal colour palette, you can peruse more visuals on the Warm Pinterest board.
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