If you’ve ever gotten a color analysis by a personal stylist or tried out a makeup product at your local Bloomies, you may already have an idea of where you fall in this category, in which case it is safe to move to Step 2. If not, you’ve come to the right place. Try out the simple tests below and find out!
Go for the Metals this Fall: Which Are Best for You?
“Sport, fashion, music – they’re all so blurred. How great to celebrate everything that’s wonderful about Britain and part of that is FASHION.”
Step 1: Warm or Cool?
• Look at your veins on the inside of your wrist. Are they more of a blue or a green/yellow? Blue = cool. Green/Yellow = warm.
• Look in your closet. Do you typically choose white/black tops or neutrals such as ivory/brown tops. White/Black = cool. Ivory/Brown = warm.
Celebrity Cools: Anne Hathaway, Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey, Lucy Liu.
Celebrity Warms: Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams, Renee Zellweger, Beyonce.
*Still yet, you may be a neutral and able to wear both warm AND cool colors. Score!
Step 2: Matching Metals to your Skin Tone
The general rule of thumb when choosing your metals is this:
• Cool Skin Tones = Silver & Pewter
•Warm Skin Tones = Gold, Copper, Bronze
Step 3: Mixing Metals
Now that you’ve got your skin tone and metals all worked out, what about mixing in some of your wardrobe pieces? Here are a few ideas to get you started:
As with anything, there are exceptions to the rules (yes, even the metal matching and mixing!). Give me a shout and find out how-to best create a daily wardrobe that complements your individual skin tone. I do love talking wardrobe.