14 Things the Colors You Wear Say About You
Posted on August 20 2016
We all have a favorite color that we love to wear. But did you know that the color of your dress also says a lot about your personality, mood, and emotions? You may not be completely aware of the symbolic meanings associated with different colors, but according to experts, at the subconscious level, there is a reason why you are drawn to particular colors. Let’s take a look at what message your dress color is sending to the world.
Blue says you are loyal and confident.
One of the most popular colors, blue is a color that represents loyalty, peace, confidence, and success. It is a soothing color that makes people around you feel comfortable, and research has found that this color actually causes the human body to produce certain chemicals that have calming properties.
If you are headed to a job interview, navy blue is the go-to color as it portrays a sense of being ‘in control’ and is considered to be one of the best colors to wear for such corporate and training events.
Red displays your bold and sex oriented tendencies.
When you think of red you most likely link it to love, romance, and passion. If you love wearing red dresses, it indicates that you are someone who is energetic, strong-willed, passionate, a touch aggressive, and outspoken. You love living life to the fullest and indulge in a bit of risk-taking at times.
New or strange things do not scare you easily, as you are focused on moving forward. You wear red because you love being noticed. Red brings you into the spotlight and imparts confidence as well as sensuality to all you meet. The color red is known to be an arousing color as well, so bring out that little red number if you want to ooze sex appeal and boldness.
Yellow communicates your happy, girly energy.
The sunshine color of yellow brings a happy, fun, and positive mood that has the power to instantly lift everyone around you. If you wear yellow often you are vivacious, always laughing, and undeniably feminine. Wearing yellow suggests that you are an active, creative, and interesting woman. It is also said that this color encourages intelligence, so you plan to wear it on work-heavy days when you need that extra boost of inspiration and pump.
It is proven that yellow improves concentration which is the reason we see this color used on legal notepads and highlighters. However, remember not to overdo it as dressing in an all-yellow ensemble may actually work against you – cut the overwhelming effect with a contrasting belt or shoes.
Green means you are serene and soft.
Green is a color that is easy on the eyes and mind. A green dress often has a soothing and comforting effect on people around you. If you find that you pick green dresses and apparel quite often, it is likely that you want to be well-liked and recognized. The color also indicates that you have a soft heart and are very caring.
Green dress wearers live an active social life, live in a good neighborhood, and are mindful about their social reputation and finances. This is also the color that is connected to life and nature, which means that you are probably an environment-conscious person and appreciate greenery. You are charismatic in nature, and have an aura of mystery at the same time.
Black demonstrates your preference for elegance and luxury.
Who doesn’t love wearing black? One of the most flattering, classy, and versatile colors, black is well-loved in women’s apparel for its ability to give your body the illusion of being more slim. The color black symbolizes many things: power, elegance, luxury, and authority being a few.
When worn at work, black exudes leadership, while a sexy black little black dress is the ideal stylish look when you are on a date. However, too much of black in your outfit may make you seem unapproachable, cold, or tough, so break up the look with accessories or different textures.
White says you are simple and full of optimism.
There’s no mistaking this one - white is indicative of innocence, purity, simplicity, and optimism. If you have noticed that you are automatically drawn to white clothing, it indicates that you are a well-balanced person with a sense of absolute freedom and an optimistic view of life.
You love fresh beginnings, appreciate the good things, and tend to live with a notion and appreciation for perfection. Pairing it with a contrasting piece of clothing or some colorful accessories can add a nice touch to a white ensemble.
Purple displays your royal nature and charming persona.
Traditionally the color of royalty, purple stands for sophistication, wealth, and luxury. In the modern day, this color also indicates a type of personality that is creative, charming, insightful, and has a love for the arts.
Since purple is a blend of red and blue, people who are attracted to this color have a mixed, unpredictable personality that is calming and temperamental at the same time. Not everyone loves or can pull off this shade, so wearing a purple or violet dress also says that you are confident about your taste and yourself.
Pink shows off your femininity and kindness.
The color pink is usually associated with femininity. Pink denotes that you have a soft, comforting, and affectionate personality. If your wardrobe has more than a handful of pink dresses and apparel in various hues and styles, you are someone who values kindness and comfort above everything else.
Pink says that you cannot tolerate any kind of violence or cruelty but find yourself vulnerable at times. It is also the color of love along with red, but less aggressive than the latter.
Orange means you are unique and exciting.
Not every woman prefers an orange dress, which goes to show that if you are a lover of orange, you are different from most woman.
Orange says you are energetic, vivacious and one who is often the life of the party. Fun, appealing, and creative, the color orange is associated with warmth, friendliness, new possibilities, and good times. Mix and match with other hues and textures or be clever about your choice of accessories.
Brown communicates your steadiness and dependability.
Brown is a steady, grounded shade. It is the color of the earth and nature. When you wear a brown dress, you represent all things solid and stable. It portrays that you are a dependable, smart, and rational person who avoids rushing into things and prefers doing things in a sensible manner. There has been research done which found that the color brown is more effective in promoting communication between people as compared to other colors.
Silver says you are always up for adventure and the center of attention.
Gone are the days when silver clothing was associated just with high-flying socialites, rock stars, and performers. Silver dresses today say sophistication and style, and lets everyone know that you aren’t shy to dress up and experiment with your clothing. Being a metallic color, silver signifies that the wearer loves adventure and is up for anything. This color also symbolizes emotional stability and the removal of negativity.
Gold displays your charismatic personality and poise.
Another metallic color that not everyone can pull off, gold is a color that portrays self-confidence, authority, and creativity. Wearing a gold dress not only makes you look unique and stylish, but also symbolizes a charismatic personality that has the power to make others feel valued and comfortable in your company. A lover of gold clothing also gives out compassion, and enjoys respect, attention, and warmth from others in return.
Gray says you prefer your space and self.
Gray is a color that can be subtle and elegant without being a conformist. You are unassuming persona and often very neutral in your beliefs and personality. You wear gray because you rather not draw much attention to yourself. Being neither dark or bright, the color gray in your clothes send the message that you want to remain inconspicuous. So if you find your closet full of gray mix it up with other colors to balance your look.
The color of your clothes is one of the first things that people notice about you. Now that you know what various colors mean, you use these insights to sharpen and polish your wardrobe. Instead of going by what others feel or wear, do your own little color experiments and soon you will know what works the best for you and what not so much. To sum it up in the words of Coco Chanel, “The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”
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