Having my cols done tomorrow, please let me be a dramatic winter

(40 Posts)
bertandmarble Wed 09-Oct-13 21:26:59

As above. I want to wear black and block jewel colours. Please don't let her say pastels and frilly

joanofarchitrave Wed 09-Oct-13 21:32:56

Oooh do update.

Bear in mind though that they don't then throw you in jail if you don't follow their advice...

Saw a friend 2 weeks ago wearing what shed been advised was her top colour. She did look great (but IMO she always does).

bertandmarble Wed 09-Oct-13 21:41:05

I will update! I'm v excited. I have the complexion of an anaemic veal calf so will be interesting to see what she comes up with

BelleDameSansMerci Wed 09-Oct-13 22:04:00

Lovely friend took me to have mine done for my birthday. Wasn't seasonal any more. I am deep, warm and soft apparently. I did manage not to snicker in a childish double entendre way. At least until I'd left the session. grin

Hope it goes well.

CressidaMontgomery Wed 09-Oct-13 22:06:07

Ooh interested! Update us

MyFabulousBoys Wed 09-Oct-13 22:22:48

Try not to panic if she says you aren't! wink

I was told I was a bright spring. Everything I hoped I wouldn't be, however I have embraced it and do look a lot better and it makes clothes buying much easier. I was CLUELESS before.

Am all about the corals now grin (previously just dressed in blues and black)

PoppyWearer Wed 09-Oct-13 22:25:07

I'm a deep/cool. Very pale skin. Black is v bad and banned (which is fine until you have to attend a funeral and discover you have no black clothes). If black is banned, embrace navy blue!

Keep us posted.

PoppyWearer Wed 09-Oct-13 22:25:28

I'm a deep/cool. Very pale skin. Black is v bad and banned (which is fine until you have to attend a funeral and discover you have no black clothes). If black is banned, embrace navy blue!

Keep us posted.

Doinmummy Wed 09-Oct-13 23:02:34

I'd live to have my colours done but it seems quite expensive. Does anyone know a company that does it that's reasonably priced?

Doinmummy Wed 09-Oct-13 23:02:47

* love

ijustwanttobeme Wed 09-Oct-13 23:27:43

I'd love to have mine done too.

Can anyone recommend somewhere in South London/ Surrey borders, please that I could go to or someone come to me?

Hope you get to wear block jewel colours.

I'd want plenty of orange and turquoise ( not together, mind) and no white as it just looks bleugh on me.

Have a wonderful time!

I'm very happy being a Summer - there are fabulous colours in every season.

RainierWolfcastle Thu 10-Oct-13 06:23:29

Muted summer. So pissed off initially

bertandmarble Thu 10-Oct-13 07:46:39

Belle dame. That's hilarious!

Rainier. I feel your pain. Do those colours really suit you?

I'm a sultry winter - they are the best colours...

charitygirl Thu 10-Oct-13 08:25:05

Muted summer is basically the epitome of class. I'm a deep autumn and my colours look expensive, and grown-up. Whatever season you are will look amazing if you embrace it. I

Winters are easiest to shop for though, it's true.

mrsharrystyles Thu 10-Oct-13 08:41:04

I had mine done on Monday. I thought I would be a spring. I'm a soft autumn. I have nothing to wear as all my clothes are white, blue or grey.
It was a complete revelation though and a very enjoyable day.

carrie74 Thu 10-Oct-13 10:56:24

I'm having mine done soon. Am expecting to be an autumn of some description.

Belledame I'm guessing that was Color me beautiful? deep/warm/soft means you are probably an Autumn in the HoC system, but the analysis is slightly different.

DidoTheDodo Thu 10-Oct-13 11:39:01

I am a winter (hurrah) and very grateful for being able to wear black.
I was dreading being told to wear orange or brown!

Dido We never TELL people what to wear - not the fashion police! But we will show you your best colours. grin

DidoTheDodo Thu 10-Oct-13 12:13:18

I stand corrected! Luckily I blush is a very flattering shade of pink!
Sorry!

DidoTheDodo Thu 10-Oct-13 12:13:44

in, IN not is.
Are fat fingers a style?

ElizabethBathory Thu 10-Oct-13 15:30:57

I find it really funny how everyone wants to be a winter so they can keep all their black clothes. I AM a winter and I never wore black before having my colours done because I thought you needed to be an olive-skinned Italian woman to pull it off (I am v pale)!

RockMummy Thu 10-Oct-13 16:16:18

I knew that I wouldn't be a winter as black hadn't suited me for a long time. I was deluding myself. Turned out be a bright leaf autumn. My life long beautiful relationship with green was totally vindicated. Also my dislike of most shades of pink.

RainierWolfcastle Thu 10-Oct-13 17:09:22

they do! yup they do

RainierWolfcastle Thu 10-Oct-13 17:09:55

winter is bloody hard in summer - my rl mate gets pissed off with bright blue and red

there is only so long you can rock the nautical look withouth looking like somoene off Howard's way

LifeofPo Thu 10-Oct-13 17:10:42

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

bertandmarble Thu 10-Oct-13 17:37:23

Hurray! I am a jewel winter! And a romantic natural! Watch me as I stride on stage in my black thigh boots and dramatic cape!

BelleDameSansMerci Thu 10-Oct-13 17:47:06

*TravelinColour" yes, it was. I soooo wanted to be the equivalent of winter. I bloody knew I'd be flipping Autumn though. I did get black though so not all bad. <tries not to think of lovely new jacket in pastel shade that I now know isn't my colour>

bertandmarble envy

bertandmarble Thu 10-Oct-13 21:54:19

Belle - can you be Autumn and have black? I liked the blue autumn colours...

RainierWolfcastle Thu 10-Oct-13 22:23:06

No.

CMB give black to all those who rate as 'deep'.
<sits on hands>

Wow bert great news! <gazes with childlike awe at theatrical sweeping> (I'm a full gamine, which will probably make no sense to anyone else on the thread).

BelleDameSansMerci Thu 10-Oct-13 23:16:48

I think I'm Ingenue in that HoC definition thingy but can't remember why...

Seem now I'm feeling ungrateful and want HoC analysis. Tsk.

ItsNotUnusualToBe Thu 10-Oct-13 23:19:38

Full gamine = Audrey Hepburn-esque? Slim cropped trousers and Peter Pan collars?

I am a Sultry Winter Romantic Classic. Very happy with that.

I hate summer clothes. Love this time of year and the party season.

There's a HoC winter thread around here someplace ...

bertandmarble Thu 10-Oct-13 23:21:54

I feel vindicated in my gothness

:-) One of the consultants I trained with is a Winter RN. Lovely leather coats, brocade, corsets and incredible shoes.

LonelyGoatherd is a newly diagnosed RC, I will point her in your direction.

And yes, Gamine = quirky, neat, boyish.

This is me doing full Gamine in a work environment

And as that's a link to my FB page, understand if someone wants to report it. Just wanted to show the picture.

bertandmarble Fri 11-Oct-13 07:25:36

You look gorgeous travelincolour!

Thank you! That was at HoC Conference, great opportunity to check out loads of clothing personalities!

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