Fashions Older women: color Sometimes women wonder if graying hair or drying skin means they should change wardrobe colors. I know I did. One day I looked in the mirror and really saw the image looking back at me. Goodness my hair was almost white. Did this mean I should be looking for new colors when I shopped for clothing?
Lucky for me a color consultant was offering a workshop in a city nearby. It was the Color Me Beautiful approach and I listened carefully - waiting for something about Fashions older women color choices. But the presenter said nothing about this. (There were only a few older women in audience.)
Volunteering About half way through the workshop the presenter asked for a volunteer. I thought, "Oh, this is my chance to find out." Knowing that many people hesitate to be first, I immediately waved my hand and made it known that I would be enthusiastic and co-operative volunteer for Fashions older women colors.Thank goodness I was chosen.
While I sat in a chair in front of everyone, the consultant began draping colors around my neck and shoulder. With each color she would ask the audience what they thought. They were unenthusiastic to lilac but magenta brought 'oohs'....and black had some people clapping. The presenter said, "See. She is a winter and using the colors from the winter palate make her look so alive but the Spring and Summer palate does nothing for her.
As I was being dismissed, I said, "Can I ask a question?" The consultant nodded So I asked, what of the change in our hair color. I thought my growing white haired would mean I should use new Fashions older women colors. Her reply was enlightening.... "Your best colors are determined by your skin tone....not by your hair color." OK. This was simple.
Your use of color for Fashions older women. If you have not read Color Me Beautiful you may want to do so. Or a less expensive way is bring a friend to a store that sells material. Go up and down the aisles taking solid colors and holding them under your chin. You and your friend will see which ones make you 'look wonderful' and which do nothing for you. Buy a small swatch of 'your colors' so you can bring them home. They will be a gold mine for you.
Color and style are the two foundations for Ageless Aging Fashions. Wear your colors and you will look your best. Barbara Bush always looks stunning... as did Katherine Hepburn .....and other Senior women who know to use 'their' colors.
Tips for your Ageless Aging wardrobe. Take a day to go through your closets and drawers. Find all the items in your and put these aside (or return them to their place). These are the things that are working for you.
Now you need to see what you can do about the rest of your things.
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