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angelpuffs Tue 01-Nov-16 11:35:32

I really want to get my colours done- can anyone advise where will do this? I want to find out which colours suit my skin tone- so makeup mainly, but clothes also. I'm in London.

angelpuffs Tue 01-Nov-16 16:45:35


building2016 Tue 01-Nov-16 20:12:57

House of Colour will have a consultant near you.

angelpuffs Tue 01-Nov-16 20:23:50

Thanks! Do they come to your house?

building2016 Tue 01-Nov-16 22:11:09

No, mine had a garden studio set up with lots of natural light and all her scarves and so on.

AgathaMystery Tue 01-Nov-16 23:10:22

Had mine done in John Lewis yesterday!

angelpuffs Wed 02-Nov-16 04:49:32

Agatha- I called John Lewis yesterday and spoke to someone several times but she couldn't seem to get the concept of what I was asking for and kept trying to put me through to a beauty counter! Can you tell me how much it cost and what service you asked for? Was it in London? If so which store? Thanks confused

AgathaMystery Wed 02-Nov-16 07:32:39

Def go into store or book online. If you book online someone will ring you if you put in the comments you need a phone call too.

The personal shopping is free! The colours is £125 or free if you spend £500+

angelpuffs Wed 02-Nov-16 07:49:48

Thanks smile
Did they tell you what "season" you were? Was it what you were expecting?

loofa Wed 02-Nov-16 07:56:55

I used House of Colour years ago, was good. They did tell me a season but it's also more personalised than that - for instance I now know I suit "high contrast" colour combinations! They don't "tell" you your colours, you sort of work it out with them.

building2016 Wed 02-Nov-16 11:15:54

HoC did my colours (and trained me how to see the differences in what I looked like in different colours) but then I also went back for a style day and now understand much better what shapes suit me (necklines, hemlines, etc). I know the John Lewis personal shopping has been great for some people but I didn't know they did colours too!

AgathaMystery Wed 02-Nov-16 19:07:20

They did (winter)! I posted a review yesterday.

angelpuffs Wed 02-Nov-16 19:13:20

Where's your review? Were you surprised by the season they gave you? Do you think it will change what colours you wear?

AgathaMystery Wed 02-Nov-16 19:17:12

I don't know how to search on here TBH. I posted it in S&B though.

It will def change colours i wear - I wouldn't have touched purple for instance. Or teal. Or any jewel tones really. It will change the shapes I wear too. Just today I've sent back a load of clothes. And I mean £300+ I'd ordered online. confused

building2016 Wed 02-Nov-16 20:34:40

My colours were completely unexpected and changed my wardrobe completely.

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