How to Dress Up Your Little Black Dress

A black dress, as we all know, is good for any situation.  If you don’t know what to wear that will fit into an event, choose a black dress.  Then you can dress it up or down, depending on the occasion and your taste.  Age doesn’t matter.  There are so many different kinds of black dresses to suit any age or body type or style.  Choose what you love and then make it yours with the accessories you add to it.  There are infinite possibilities…

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How to Gain A New Perspective on Holiday Outfit Colors

At Christmas time, what colors come to mind?  Red and green, right?  But there are other holiday colors as well.  What if true red and true green are not colors that look best on you?  Age doesn’t matter.  What matters is what you love and what looks best on you.  Think of the beautiful, artistically decorated Christmas trees and lights…blue and white, silver and gold, etc.  Maybe some other set of colors is more you.  Let’s take a look at holiday color combinations to wear besides the usual red and green…

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How to Create Colorful Outfits This Fall

Valentino Couture Fall 2017
Valentino Couture Fall 2017

Often, the older women get the freer they feel to experiment with colors and shapes to express their true selves.  Color can also make you look younger not only with the exuberant use of color but also by bringing out the best in your features.  However, age doesn’t matter.  Don’t we all want to have fun with color and look better because of it?  With that in mind, my list that combines Pantone’s Fall Colors 2017 (at bottom) is freely experimental.  Have fun with it! Continue reading “How to Create Colorful Outfits This Fall”

What Do Your Favorite Colors Say About You?

What do your favorite colors say about you?  Surrounding yourself in your favorite colors brings out your true self…age doesn’t matter.

In “Color Therapy” by Madisyn Taylor” on the Daily Om, she writes that often the colors we like best are the colors we need most in our lives. Continue reading “What Do Your Favorite Colors Say About You?”

How to Easily Chart Out Colorful Outfits

A color chart is a fun tool to use as a starting point when creating outfits.  You can mix colors to your heart’s content to express your true self, or use the chart I have put together for you below.  When using the chart, just choose a piece of clothing in a basic color and see what colors are indicated to go with it.  Color is art, and art is beauty.  You can consider yourself a work of art every day; age doesn’t matter.  Have fun!

Angie Cox of the fashion blog commented after viewing the Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear collections, “As far as colours go, I saw it all. Colours seemed to be making a stronger statement than neutrals. From the happiest brights, merriest mid-tones and softest pastels, through to earth tones like mustard, jewel tones like emerald, and greyish mid-tones like mauve, sage green, and air-force blue. They’re remixed in all sorts of combinations, so having a high affinity to colour mixing is in your favour.”

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How to Get in the Mood with Color

Age doesn’t matter when it comes to color.  Choose your favorites and stick with what flatters your true self.  The following color trends will give your wardrobe a youthful update.

The PANTONE Fashion Color Report provides a comprehensive overview of fashion designers’ use of color in their spring 2017 collections, as seen during New York Fashion Week.  From colors that are bright and vivid to those that convey a sense of earthiness, Pantone sees the top 10 colors for this spring as reminiscent of the hues that surround us in nature.  Featuring the top 10 shades seen on the runway, the PANTONE Fashion Color Report is your essential color guide to the season. Continue reading “How to Get in the Mood with Color”