Although retail and the fashion press promote black as the universal choice, it really is flattering to only a small minority of women — those with very dark hair and high-contrast coloring. Try a different neutral – ideally one that is closely related to your hair color.
These women look great in shades of brown similar to their hair colors:
Women with blonde hair like these usually look great in camel and caramel tones:
These women have strands of gray mixed through their brown hair. Their best neutral is taupe:
These women look striking in shades of gray:
Click the links above for examples of accent colors that coordinate best with each of these personalized neutrals. If we can help identify exactly the most flattering neutrals and accent colors for you, we’d be happy to schedule a personal color consultation.