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Can redheads wear purple

(18 Posts)
raspberrytart Sat 01-Aug-09 19:46:41

Thats it really ,I bought a purple cardi this to wear with a turqoise skirt will I look like an extra from 'Rainbow'
Honest answers please

cocolepew Sat 01-Aug-09 19:48:15

You'll look lovely and colour blind bright.


MaryMotherOfCheeses Sat 01-Aug-09 19:48:47

Very much so, surely.

MaryMotherOfCheeses Sat 01-Aug-09 19:49:29

That was my answer to your title by the way, not my answer to "Will I look like an extra from rainbow".

janeite Sat 01-Aug-09 19:50:04

I think redheads can look lovely in purple - but not sure about turquoise skirt as well.

allaboutme Sat 01-Aug-09 19:58:09

i am wearing purple today (am redhead) and look lovely smile

Parmageddon Sat 01-Aug-09 20:08:21

I wear a lot of purple and am a redhead too. But would generally wear with something not very bright. But that's just me (boring!)

ZZZenAgain Sat 01-Aug-09 20:11:43

it's not a very loud purple though , is it? I have a friend who is a redhead (well light gold-red) and she wears a lot of cornflower blue which is blue with some purple mixed in it IYSWIM. It suits her, she has blue eyes.

Think it might depend on your shade of red too.

Think with a turquoise skirt, I might have gone for a turquoise top, even a different shade but the whole thing tone-in-tone.

sarah293 Sat 01-Aug-09 20:12:56

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raspberrytart Sat 01-Aug-09 20:13:09

Its not bright turqouise all over,its got a oval/circle pattern on it which are dark on a much paler background.
Dont think that helps really.

Ive never worn purple before but am sick of greens/browns etc and wanted something a bit brighter.

LadyGlencoraPalliser Sat 01-Aug-09 20:14:20

I love the cardi, think it will look great with red hair, but not sure about the turquoise skirt combo tbh.

raspberrytart Sat 01-Aug-09 20:33:39

Hair is auburn, just used caca marron to --hide grey-- brighten

jemart Sat 01-Aug-09 23:04:03

Only if you like to clash with your clothes.

SilentBob Sat 01-Aug-09 23:11:07

I am and I do.

Wolfgirl Sat 01-Aug-09 23:14:51

Im a red head, and no.... doenst suit me a bit. Lilac and lighter purple shades, yes. But not the rich deep purple. Shame cos I love it to bits. sad

BellaNoir Sat 01-Aug-09 23:20:27

Yes. And military or ocean grey with deep purple and red hair.
Latest outfit - deep purple top, mustard yellow swing jacket and steel grey trousers. With dark red hair.
Next colour combos to be added rust orange and chartreuse...

raspberrytart Sun 02-Aug-09 21:00:07

cheers all, wtf's chartreuse

BellaNoir Sun 02-Aug-09 21:20:39

It's a sort of yellowey-green. Quite intense, looks good with greys, purples, some browns.
It's exactly half way between yellow and green, according to wikipedia

it's a love/hate colour tho' grin
I <3 chartreuse

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