How to Work With Your Contrast – Low Contrast

Following on from my post on how to find your ultimate contrast levels, here are some examples of putting together outfits and choosing patterns for a lower contrast.   working with low contrast by imogenl featuring thick-heel pumps Whether analogous, or neutral plus a colour, you can create a low value contrast with light, medium or […]

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What is a Neutral?

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I’m frequently asked the question “what is a neutral”, so I made this short video to explain. If you’re interested in figuring out the best neutrals for you, check out these posts. Best neutrals red hair Best neutrals grey hair Best neutrals brunette hair Best neutrals blonde hair    

How to Find Your Ultimate Contrast – Your Three Step Process

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Following on from my post on colour and value contrast here is  my simple guide to finding your ideal contrast levels.  For each step write down  the option that suits you for both colour and value. 1. What is your hair colour Colour Contrast Colour –   strawberry blonde, golden blonde, copper, red, violet, blue […]

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9 Real Life Examples of Dressing to Your Contrast

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Following on from my post on the 7 Elements of Contrast you need to know plus how to figure out your contrast levels, I’m going to show you some examples so you can see it in action.  It’s one of the problems with many people who get a personal colour analysis, they are never taught how […]

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7 Important Factors for Working with Contrast

I’ve been asked to show you some examples of using contrast – what is high medium and low contrast, so here are examples and the 7 essential elements you need to know about using contrast.  You need to understand your personal contrast levels to then choose the clothing/garments and create outfits using a similar contrast […]

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What’s Your Contrast?

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Contrast is one of those subjects that has been coming up lots in my Evolve Your Style and 7 Steps to Style programs in the past week or so. I thought I’d make this video to talk about understanding your contrast and how to figure it out. Here is a handy contrast tool for you […]

How to Wear the Metal that is Opposite Your Undertone

Interesting post on upscaling jewellery, this got me thinking about your comment on showing some skin, is this also the case when for example wearing silver jewellery when you are a warm colouring of visa versa wearing gold tone when a cool colouring. I recently noticed someone who was a warm colouring wearing silver, I […]

Understanding Basic Colour Terminology

Colour is a subject that fascinates many of you. And I know I’ve written some posts on it before such as this one on understanding colour properties, but here is a picture I’ve put together to help try and explain the basics of tint, tone and shade. Colour terminology by imogenl featuring a lace top […]

The Undertones of Colours

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I sometimes describe colours as being really warm or only mid warm or even just a little warm and I’ve been asked to share some pictures so you can see the differences. In this picture I’ve taken three colours and moved them from the really warm through the mid warm, via a little bit warm […]

How to Pick the Undertone of a Colour

Following on from my post the other day, here are some more examples of the differences between warm and cool undertones of colours. When picking undertones, you want to look at what the colour is made of, as if you were painting it, and think about what colours you’d mix together to create it.  If […]

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