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Colour Me Beautiful - Anyone had their colours done?

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TeamEdward Sat 08-Aug-09 12:21:51

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cocolepew Sat 08-Aug-09 12:31:19

They will suggest russet. And peach. Mark my words.

<<taps nose knowingly>>

ZacharyQuack Sat 08-Aug-09 12:32:47

And aqua.

Katisha Sat 08-Aug-09 12:36:46

And tell you to bin all your gold jewellery because you should only wear silver.

Or vice versa.

cocolepew Sat 08-Aug-09 12:41:01

And suggest floaty, chiffon scarves, that nobody under the age of 70 wears.

Tommy Sat 08-Aug-09 12:43:27

I had it done for my 30th birthday. I was great. She will mention scarves (well, she did to me but that was quite a long time ago grin) but the colour advice was spot on and excellent.

It does work and is worth it.

Enjoy smile

annoyingdevil Sat 08-Aug-09 13:02:34

Alternatively, just get the book from the library and work it out yourself - much cheaper.

BadgersArse Sat 08-Aug-09 14:12:48

you cant do it yourself
i went to a woman outside Winchester - was very good
has revolutionised my shopping

Katisha Sat 08-Aug-09 14:18:23

What colour scarf are you currently wearing BA?

BadgersArse Sat 08-Aug-09 14:19:44

an in shorts and a ( wince) vest top for i am in france.
navy and rose pink.
all ok

arf

treedelivery Sat 08-Aug-09 14:23:51

Oooo it's in Junior this month that the colour thingie is the secret of the school run ideal wardobe..

Myself I'd have said a Range Rover with tinted windows. Or a better looking standin. Am hopefull of bribing someone.

So is it expensive.

I'ma ginger so they'll just tell me bottle green and russet <<woeful>> sad

Tommy Sat 08-Aug-09 14:25:32

think we may have gone to the same woman badgersarse. It does make shopping easier

BadgersArse Sat 08-Aug-09 14:27:51

did she terrify you in an efficient way?

ThePregnantPhantomPlopper Sat 08-Aug-09 14:46:42

Had mine done in my twenties.

Was great.

MamaGoblin Sat 08-Aug-09 19:20:29

Mmm - I know a woman who had her colours done and she takes it really seriously - carries the swatch wallet around and tells you what she's not 'allowed' to buy. Seems a bit strict really. Am tempted, but not if the scary lady tells me I can't wear my favourite colours any more.

BadgersArse Sun 09-Aug-09 15:44:32

but the facts that you look so much better and use less make up etc ngate losing your favourite shade of puce...

really. I did htink scarlet suited me and now i can se eit doesnt...

MayorNaze Sun 09-Aug-09 15:47:07

see i do quite facny this, but not scarfs grin

is it hideously expensive??

BadgersArse Sun 09-Aug-09 15:49:04

you seem ot hink you have to wear scarves.. tjey put a swatch of material on your shoulder
it was about 60 - 80 I htink - cheaper as I had it done in with a mate

FlappyTheBat Sun 09-Aug-09 15:53:05

Had mine done years ago as I mainly wore and still wear black, it really suits me.

Was done at a relaxation study day so didn't pay separately for it.

After placing lots of different coloured material on me, the result was....., black!

Quite glad I didn't pay the full amount to find that out!

MayorNaze Sun 09-Aug-09 15:59:32

ah right. scarfage optional then grin do you have it done at debenhams and john lewis type of establishments? i have heard so much about it that i might stick it on my christmas list along with a sewing machine and a greenhouse...

mrspink27 Sun 09-Aug-09 16:23:37

I had mine done and I do carry my little colour wallet around in the bottom of my handbag.
It has been great for me, I no longer trawl the shops looking vaguely at everything - instead I can head straight for my colour items and forget the rest. Cuts down on mistake purchases never to be worn and also increases the amount of time (and moneywink) you can spend on the stuff that is the right colour.

BadgersArse Sun 09-Aug-09 16:28:02

no oyu go to see " a consultant"

watsthestory Sun 09-Aug-09 17:05:55

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domesticslattern Sun 09-Aug-09 21:43:33

I was told to wear coral, beige and turquoise.

<Boak>

rasputin Sun 09-Aug-09 21:46:26

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