The Simplest Color Scheme for Your Wardrobe
You need nine pieces. Two blazers, three tops, and four bottoms. Make sure that all these items will coordinate with each other! I generally choose basic solid colors for the blazers and pants, like black or khaki. By doing this, you create 24 possible combinations of things to wear!
What a great skeleton for me to hang my simple color ideas on!
1) Your hair color. Maybe you, like me, have multi-colored hair and this is enough, but if not ...
2) Your hair color's complement or your skin's complement, in a shade as dark as your hair.
1) Choose from the color family that relates to your eyes:
- brown eyes choose from the red family, as seen in this picture of Jennifer, who likes to wear red, orange, hot pink, and burgundy/plum.
- blue eyes choose freely from all blues.
- green eyes choose greens.
Be aware of saturation. Because Jennifer has strong coloring, she is not overwhelmed by the hot pink. I, on the other hand, wear the same colors, but in the tints (pastels) and shades (deep muted tones).
2) If for some reason #1 doesn't work, use black and/or white. Or a print.
There's a reason the classics are.
1) Black. The classic option for dressy, professional and social.
2) Khaki. Originally developed for the military because it didn't show dirt. Now the classic "casual" pant. Or skirt.
3) Denim. Works with everything. For many, jeans are their everyday attire. Remember my friend who needed 12 pairs?
4) There are other options. Previously I posted how to avoid clashing.
Shoes, belts, and bag
You can thank Pro-blogger for motivating me with prizes to write this post. And Jennifer for donating her picture. And whoever I shook hands with last week, causing me to be sick and at home this evening.