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I had my colours done earlier this year and was 'diagnosed' as a Winter (the consultant said 'ice bright winter' / 'sprinter'). I bought a few tops in my colours for the summer - Chinese blue, fuchsia, royal purple - and feel more radiant in the right colours.
I haven't got many clothes in my colours for the cooler weather, everything in my wardrobe is more suited to autumns - beiges, browns and earthy tones.
Please help me find some beautiful clothes suitable for Winters. I have some money saved that I can use to buy clothes - I see them as an investment because I know I would be buying something that suits me! Would also appreciate ideas for accessories, particularly scarves - I love them but I'm hopeless at choosing them. I am a size 8-10, 5'5" with a belly that is more wobbly than I would like! I work part time and need smart-casual clothes (must wear skirts for work) and have a toddler, so something practical for days off and weekends.
This may be a stupid suggestion but you will have richest pickings when it's really winter - wait a bit more? I'm a Summer and my colors are always easiest to find in summer (2nd best time - after Christmas). Early autumn is the worst time for me - oranges, mustards, most purples, burgundies and earth tones do not look good on me.
You're probably right, Dona. It's just that after the miserable weather we had at the weekend I wanted to wrap up warm and get all cosy, then realised that I haven't got anything! I thought the shops might be getting a few new season pieces in. Forecast for this week is good though, so maybe I'll survive a bit longer! Thanks though.
Bumping now that the weather has turned. I'm looking in particular for long sleeved jumpers / cardigans that aren't adorned with gold buttons, preferably v neck! Would be grateful for any suggestions for scarves too - all on a tight budget (I know, I don't want much)!!! Thought these would be the most versatile for work, nursery run, weekend etc.
And if you fancy spending £££ Reiss has some great emerald green things in atm: this, which is much more radiant emerald in person, and this fuchsia cardi which also comes in emerald. This china blue v neck and this rollneck which comes in aubergine and emerald.