Your Key Neutral – Probably NOT Black

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.

Black mixes best with clear, bright, cool accent colors.  Women with color patterns like these look good in black:women who wear black well

These women look great in shades of brown similar to their hair colors:

women in brown

Women with blonde hair like these usually look great in camel and caramel tones:

women in camel

These women have strands of gray mixed through their brown hair.  Their best neutral is taupe:

taupe women

These women look striking in shades of gray:

silver hair

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.

About Nancy Nix Rice

I help other women feel confident about how they look every day - regardless of their age, budget, lifestyle or the size tag in their pants - so they put wardrobe concerns on the back burner and go share their gifts with the world.

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