Base colours will work for the outrageous fashionista.
Base colours will work for any wardrobe corporate, fashion, street, mama, traveller, student.
What ever your colour preference, once you decide on your base colours for your clothes and stick to them, your style will be simplified, all your outfits will be interchangeable.
Your aim is to choose base colours that can endure multiple seasons.
The base colour facts:
Choosing base colours for your clothes will help simplify your style and outfit choices.
You can change your base colours seasonal, annually or never.
Buying essential items will be simplified.
You will feel the power of having clothes that are interchangeable and compliment each other.
A range of fashion pieces that when styles together create a standout, positive feeling and stylish look.
Fabrics and textures are various, by sticking to these base colours, you can be sure you will have a well-selected range of clothes. Clothes that you can easily and quickly assemble together to create a stylish outfit.
What are some wardrobe base colours?
Base colours starter palette:
There is no set rule in the selection of your base colours other than keeping in mind these are the colours that your wardrobe is mostly made up of.
The idea is strategic buying, styling and coordinating of your clothes.
Ask how does this colour make me feel?
How to choose your clothes base colours?
Ask yourself, does this colour suit me?
The key to building a great wardrobe colour palette is being aware of which colours you naturally gravitate towards, which colours make you feel happy, comfortable and ready to take on the world.
A neutral base colour palette is the best choice in most wardrobes. Choosing bright colours might feel good for a day but they are not usually ideal for every day. There are exceptions.
Mostly bright colours are a better choice for your wardrobe accent colour palette.
How do I apply base colours to all the clothes in my wardrobe?
Ideally, choose 1 - 4 base colours for your clothes.
You can change them seasonally if you wish.
Choosing base colours for your capsule wardrobe makes mixing and matching your clothes easier.
Your capsule wardrobe will be predominantly these chosen colours, this way they compliment each other however you choose to mix and match.
Q & A
Can I add a pattern to my neutral base colour palette?
Yes, you can - patterns like stripes and polka dots work. If the pattern gets too busy though it can be hard to coordinate. Stick to your base colours and should work well. There is one way to work it out and that's to give it a try.
How do I decide which colours to use as base colours? Which colours should I leave out completely?
If you are unsure it's usually a sign to let the colour go. At least for the season and you can revisit it when the weather changes. Generally, if a base colour is right you feel a natural pull towards it. Remember your wardrobe will mostly be this or these colours, you need to feel good in your base colour or colours.
I hope this helps you like it has helped me.
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