A very Happy Christmas to all of you celebrating today, and a joyous and wonderful day for everyone else! Let’s all remember what’s most important, and remember to share love, patience, and endless care to everyone around us. We are strong; we can do this!The more I work with “unflattering” colors, the more I find that there are some really lovely items available in the world that might, at first glance, seem difficult to wear. But I think if we keep these kinds of colors away from our faces, there’s no reason in the world to avoid them, if they really speak to your heart.
Yellow and black can be REALLY difficult to wear – threats of the nickname “Bumblebee” are always present. But I think this shade is closer to orange in a way that makes that threat less likely. And items like the cool bag, which combine the two colors in a way that’s distinctly non-insect, help pull things together.
Another accent color that seems made for brown! The bag with the brown straps proves that these colors appeal to at least one designer, eh?
This is what I think of as true yellow, and I really love the way it looks with grey. It doesn’t overpower it, which surprised me when I started. Lots of things have surprised me, this last few days!
This is a slightly softer lemon, which I liked with the beige/taupe. If those sandals appeal, they’re available in at least a dozen colors! And the Mateo Brown bracelet comes in yellow gold and rose gold, as well as the silver, and with a BUNCH of different stone tips. (yes, I am a shopping enabler sometimes…)
I knew I would have to address acid yellow, and I thought navy would stand up to it best. This isn’t for just every woman, but if you dare it, you might be surprised at how much fun it will be. (ahem…. the ballet flats are available in SEVENTEEN colors…. I’m just sayin;…)
And this softer than butter yellow looks lovely with camel. Again, it was the beautiful ring that drew me into this entire color!
Sometimes one piece – either a gift or a special purchase – can lead you into an “Accessory Family” you never expected. Some
of these ideas might be very useful if one receives a cherished holiday gift that isn’t in a “perfect” color, but which will NEVER under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES be returned. Better incorporate a new yellow bracelet or ring into one’s wardrobe than hurt the feelings of a cherished loved one…
I think that tomorrow, the color in question will be pink – everything from pale to bright!