The science is so good that I can tell you what makeup to buy and your best hair colour from your results.
Like any garment, any given pair of jeans truly contributed best and were an enhancing choice in one or two palettes only.
When we shop for you, we bring you with us. All of you. The many expressions of each Season and Archetype are in our consciousness. We know who we are dressing, often having a particular woman and her unique brand of beauty in mind.
The faith we place in stereotypes is amazing. Maybe human thinking patterns tend to like pigeonholes as the easy way out. A similarity might be trying to convince someone from the old days of PCA that brown eyes are not always Winter.
Soft Summer colouring has more muscle than the other Summer groups. Colours are more solid. Texture is a nice way to communicate this man’s strength and add variety to a monochromatic look.
When a colour is off, it hits people in the eye. A response of some sort seems required. Or demanded. After 10 years of “I love your highlights.” why wouldn’t we decide that we must be great blondes?
Three months later, another email will arrive to show you how to buy dress styles that are most becoming to your body in colours that look beautiful next to yours. Three months later, it will be winter coats.
How do members of a Season borrow colours into their wardrobe successfully? All sorts of diagrams exist to assist people of certain colouring, or Season, in finding clothing colours that are not within their palette. Examples you might see include, – True Summer and True Winter – because they’re both very cool – Dark Winter … Continue reading Colour Sharing
The navy and dark brown in this palette are near black, fine colours but not a first choice in high humidity. I’m very partial to the very dark tobacco colour as a neutral, even in hot weather, maybe because it’s jungly.
Wearing Bright Season colours doesn’t mean that you’re a walking flag, just as the idea that Dark Season colouring wears only dark colours is not true. It means that of the 3 dimensions that every colour answers to (warm-cool, light-dark, muted-clear), the one thing about yours that isn’t medium is its purity of pigment.