According to the stylist and author of the book, Color Your Style by David Zyla, "Even if your wardrobe is filled with clothes of a variety of colors and shades, there is always the color that you give a greater preference to because you feel more comfortable and confident in it. It is the very color that reflects your character."
"Black is a color that is taken seriously" says a fashion and style expert, Karen Haller. People who prefer to wear black clothing are ambitious, purposeful but also sensitive. As a rule, they are emotional and easily excitable, although they often try to hide it. Black color helps them to switch the attention of surroundings from their appearance to personality since internal qualities of a person are most important to them.
Brown is the color of the earth, the color of something reliable, strong and stable. That's how people who often wear brown and its shades are perceived by others. People who like to wear the color brown are slightly conservative, respect their elders and always look for peace, stability, and strength in everything. A girl in a brown dress or a man in a brown jacket give the impression of a reliable, intelligent and rational person.
Journalist and psychologist, Lisa Johnson Mandell wrote, "Blue is the best color to put on to an interview because it sends out confidence and reliability. Therefore, many working uniforms or business suits are of blue color." The scientists of the University of British Columbia held a study about the influence of color and found that darker shades of blue have a calming effect. People tend to associate the color blue with intelligence, trust, efficiency, and tranquility.
Scientists from the University of Amsterdam say that the color green sustains a good mood within you and your surroundings. "The pleasantness of green comes from its kinship with nature, which causes a feeling of peace and contentment," says Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute and the author of the book, More Alive With Color'.
In the past, purple was often a representation of royalty and higher society. It meant sophistication, wealth and luxury. Cleopatra was known to be crazy about the color purple. According to experts, people who wear purple are emotional and sensitive. They are dreamy, passionate and love mysticism. These people are also known to be unpredictable and dealing with them can be both easy and difficult at the same time.
"Red is the color of passion and power. You should give your preference to this color if you are going to persuade or impress somebody", says Kenny Frimpong, the manager of the brand of Italian menswear, Eredi Pisano. Those who often wear red are bright, easily excitable, slightly self-centered and also addiction-prone.
Yellow is the color of happiness, sun, and laughter. Studies show that the color yellow increases the production of serotonin in the brain, speeds up metabolism and lifts the mood to all those around it. Experts say that shades of yellow in clothing are often used by active, creative and addicted people. They are bright dreamers and adventurers, ready to explore and conquer.
White is the symbol of freedom, purity, innocence, and simplicity. That's why many people decide to buy something white when they are starting something new in their life or entering a new chapter.
Bright pink is the color of a flirty girl but can also be seen in children's wardrobes or on Barbie dolls. However, for those of a more mature age, softer, more tender shades of pink are preferable as they represent ultimate femininity According to psychologists, people who love pink are romantic, optimistic and self-righteous (in a good sense). As a rule, they are people who appreciate kindness and comfort above everything else.
Orange always gives an atmosphere a fun party vibe, in addition to being a warm and opportunistic color. It is also cheerful, creative and attractive. Those who like to wear orange are optimistic, energetic and cheerful, and are eager for change. Although they can be slightly flaky people, still they can be ambitious and prudent.
As stylists like to say, gray is the color of balance, it is neither dark nor bright. If a person has a lot of gray clothing it usually means they want to remain invisible. Gray and its shades are a symbol of tranquility, dimensionality, and maturity. Many middle-aged men wear gray suits, while women of older ages wear gray dresses.