Nine times out of ten, Purple is a Top Color for Fall. This luxe jewel tone adds drama to every outfit, creating instant impact.
Would you wear purple? Could you wear purple? What does it communicate?
Purple has long been known as the color of royalty and is associated with wealth and leadership. It is a color that’s a mix of red and blue – warm and cool- feminine and masculine. It’s also a color associated with spirituality and magic.
You can find purple in dozens of shades from indigo to plum, eggplant, violet, lavender, and royal deep purple. There really is a shade for everyone! Pick a more yellow-based, warmer purple if your skin has yellow undertones, or if your skin is more on the pink side, choose a deep, cool purple or a dark plum.
I love the power of purple. It makes a strong fall style statement. It has authority, but it’s much richer and more feminine than basic black. It’s great for business, but it is also a fab casual color that makes you look energetic. If you want to be noticed then head to toe purple is the way to go. If you like purple, but prefer it in small doses then here’s a look for you below.
Purple pops when worn with black, gray, white, and silver. This is a great of a casual fall fashion outfit because it is fairly conservative in style and color ( black and gray), but that punch of purple makes it very fresh, modern and youthful.
If you are on the low-key side and feel the purple color-blocked suede shoes are too much, you could easily substitute them for a simple black pump or a flat black shoe or even a great pair of black flat boots. That would tone things down even more.
Other ways to wear purple?
Even more subtle would be all black and/or gray outfit+ a purple handbag. So there would only be the one accessory against a neutral canvas that would still make a statement.
Or, you could really turn up this whole look by wearing purple+ another bright like Emerald or even red- although this would only be for gals who love color and feel very confident wearing such a combo. Otherwise, you will look very uncomfortable because mixing two very intense colors makes a pretty potent fashion-forward combination.
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