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Hoping someone here can help! Been lurking and discovered the idea of 'getting colours done' on here - have to admit I at first scoffed thinking 'thats only for Bridgets Mum' - then decided on reading many posts to get it done - as I've never been fashionable or good with clothes, I always feel awkward whatever I wear and looks never appear how I envisaged them once put on me. Anyway, what a revelation! The colours I'm suited to (cool winter) are ones I have always leaned towards buying, but have tried other colours thinking i couldnt have a wardrobe that was entirely blue/purple - no wonder I looked so rough/felt uncomfortable! So firstly a HUGE thanks to all for this revelation!
Anyway! I'm after a little colour advice as its a learnig curve - having never been a girly girl or fashionable shopper!
I have a lovely grey Zara dress that I havent got around to wearig out but I love the way it sits on me. I have two possible smart occasions coming up in the next few weeks but I wondered if there was a colour suitable to me that would also 'jazz up' a plain grey cotton dress, so it looks a bit more spring/summer and party worthy? Thinking bright block belt, jewellery or clutch, but have no idea what colour would work best for me.
Was going to say "anything but pink!" Not helpful. What sort of grey is it? I wear a lot of grey and don't really feel I need to break it up, but I would wear different shades together, eg v light, v dark, a silvery scarf. You could have really jazzy shoes, red or multicolour, or boots and coloured tights, depending on the dress.
I'm not really a pink person, I'm not sure if the colour is meant to suit me but I'm not a natural girly girl atall - also freakishly tall and straight up and down, no curves but not in any sense of an elegant or willowy classical way, so a very feminine delicate look is not something I easily pull off!
I'll try and find a pic online, its not 'current' as came 2nd hand via fleabay a while back. I'd describe it as a light to mid grey. Its got a deep V front and back, cinched at waist and the skirt section has some movement to it.
Occasions are a 30th and an engagement party, both drink/dance/buffet type functions.
I love mustard, gold, deep orange with grey - though no idea if that would suit your colouring.
Anyway there's a logic to it - contrasting blue (grey) & orange. Plus if they are smallish accents, it's a way to be able to use colours that don't suit you. (Like wearing mustard tights or a belt to brighten an outfit, even though that same colour worn next to your face would make you look washed out.)