The power of colors in fashion
by Paula Rusu
Colors are everywhere. They have surrounded us ever since we were born. We find colors in nature, in what we eat, in the ads on the streets and in the clothes we wear.
Although we do not usually think about their purpose, they are present in any area of our lives. Food, make-up products, stuff on the desk at work, our outfit..
Colors fashion tips to look stylish
In fashion, in terms of the use and combination of colors, there are certain rules which always make you look classy and stylish :
A mono chromatic outfit will always look more elegant.
If you have contrasts on your face, keep them also in your outfit.
For warm skin you should use warm shades of colors and for cold skin cold ones.
For an outfit with several layers, match them starting from the lightest color inside to the darkest one outside.
Never use more than 3 different colors, prints and textures in your outfit.
Complementary colors always match perfectly together for a colorful but stylish outfit.
When you want to highlight a part of your body use light colors and when you want to hide it use in that area dark colors.
The healing power of colors
But besides that, have you ever thought that you can have a stylish look and at the same time do some inner work? One of the therapeutic effects of colors is the healing and balancing of your chakras, so if you use right the power of the colors, you can dress fashionable and at the same time heal your body.
The chakras are the 7 energy centers of your body.When they are blocked or out of balance, feelings such as fear, guilt or shame can occur, you may even have problems with money and experience some physical illness in certain areas of your body.
It's nothing complicated, you just have to do it right. Use pieces of clothing in the specific color of the chakra, which is located in that part of the body. (root chakra- red, sacral chakra- orange, solar plexus chakra- yellow, heart chakra- green, throat chakra- blue, third eye chakra- dark blue, crown chakra- purple).
At the bottom, it would be perfect if you chose a skirt, a pair of pants or even shoes in red colour. A red hand bag can also be a good choice. If you find it too much for such a strong color you can choose to do your nails red. Don't forget that a red manicure and pedicure as well as a pair of red heels will never go out of style.
The blouse, shirt or sweater can be yellow, green and even orange in the hip area. orange. The same applies to the jacket or coat. For example, an orange belt in light tones looks good even on a pair of simple jeans and it can be the piece that makes your daily outfit special. If you do not like to wear too colorful outfits, you can use these rules for underwear.
For the neck area the accessories should be blue. If you have a necklace made of blue crystals like aquamarine, turquoise or sapphire it would be even better.
If you want to buy a new pair of sunglasses, you may choose a dark blue one. They fit almost any business-, casual-, smart casual- or sports outfit and their color helps balance the third eye chakra.
On your head you can wear a purple hat or a purple scarf and some navy earrings help you too. Purple is a color that will always make you look classy. This makes it perfect for your accessories.
More than that, colors are used in many other therapies. Doctors are using colored light therapy to heal internal organs. Marketing is based on color psychology and interior design elements have different colors depending for each type of room. Even on our own we can use the properties of each color just by wearing it or just looking at it. Red makes you feel powerful, orange increases the energy level, yellow purifies the body, green gives you hope and blue treats pain.