Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Neutral Simplicity.

Neutral inspiration from Elle UK, July 2011.

A few tips on wearing neutrals:
1. Neutrals look best on tanned or dark complexions. If you're fair skinned, proceed with caution. Light colours can wash you out and leave you emulating a corpse. Add a colourful scarf, necklace or earrings to bring colour up towards your face. 
2. Create contrast. Mix up the neutrals with a contrasting bright or dark hue for some visual interest.  
3. Play with texture. Neutrals really showcase texture, so look for items with ruffles, ruching,  and pleats in rich fabrics.

1 comment

  1. That first tip really made me think over wearing light colors. Never thought of it that way tbh.


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