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Spring into Spring!

Celebrate the new season with colour -  whether you make a statement wearing a head-to-toe colour, or bring different shades together, you'll be spot on trend.

Blue is You   

Blue is You!

This season's blues are varying shades of cobalt and royal blue. The more vibrant shades are best on Cools, Clears and Deeps  but Warms, Softs and Lights will wear their blues in lighter and softer versions (think Cornflower, Sapphire  and even Aqua).  Softer, muted fabrics will help tone it down (jersey, lace etc.).  Blue is a great colour as a wardrobe staple -  it is bold enough to make a statement on its own or you can wear it as you would your neutral shades (black, grey, browns, navy, etc.).  Once you have identified your best blue you can bring in other colours to make it YOU.     

Pink Inc. 

Pink Inc.  

From soft pastels to fuchsia, not forgetting this year's Pantone Colour of the Year - Radiant Orchid - pink is still THE colour of the season.  Hot pink evokes drama and glamour and is best suited to Cool colourings or Deep or Clear colourings with cool skin tones.  Blush pink in a key piece or top-to-toe can be a statement look too.  It is a great shade on all colouring (aka a universal colour!).  The delicate pastel pinks are made for the Lights but can be mixed with bolder pinks for those who need more depth.   A pastel pink in shiny fabric will turn a simple garment into something more special.  Warms should go for more corally shades of pink (think orange-pinks) - and remember you can always wear pink in your accessories.     

Hello Yellow     

Hello Yellow

Are you ready for some sunshine?  It's a sunny, feel-good colour but you need to get just the right shade for you and have the confidence to wear it.  It is a warm colour so it won't compliment Cool colourings or anyone with a cool skin tone (if you love it though, wear it as part of a print, or in accessories).   The bold yellows are best for Warms as well as Deeps and Clears with warm skin tones.  Mix your yellows with other shades in your palette. The Warms can wear it with browns, orange reds and even lime.  The Deeps with Olive or Burgundy; whilst the Clears can mix their yellow with their blues and greens - there are plenty more ways to wear your yellows, so don't be shy.  The pastel shades are good for Softs and they can make it look softer still by mixing their yellow with neutral greys or taupes. Pale primrose looks fresh as a daisy on Lights and mixed with white will look beautifully crisp for Spring.   Soft textured materials will tone it down      


If you live in  Hampshire, the New Forest, Southampton or the  Isle of Wight (I pick up from the Hythe ferry!) and aren’t sure what your dominant colouring, style or face shape is, why not come and have a consultation with me -  I absolutely love helping women to find their best look - so rewarding and such great feedback!

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