Colours make things appear more beautiful, bright and less boring. Colours are also a form of non verbal communication. You can easily tell a person’s mood by what colour they are in.
Question is do Kenyans really pay attention to what color flatters their skin tone?
You can also spell the amount of energy a person has thorough what they are dressed in. However, different genders prefer different shades of colours. For example, most men prefer black, grey, blue and sky blue or green. A lot of females love brighter colours i.e. red, pink, purple, orange, yellow and turquoise.
Using these diverse shades of colours, you can tell whether a person is an introvert or an extrovert through the study of dressing pattern overtime.
Here are some few colour tips to consider when restocking your closet:
Colour red has been an all time favourite to many of the ladies. However this trend is slowly changing. Men are slowly embracing this too. It is the brightest colour. RED presents passion, energy, action, ambition and determination. This is an ideal colour to wear on Monday. It kills the oldest myth about Monday blues. It brightens your mood, your confidence and generally makes you feel good.
This is considered a social colour. It earns a great command in social places. Due to its shouting nature this colour makes one stand out in a large crowd. It measures someone’s confidence and courage even under major attention. It is a colour that brings out the outgoing, optimism, courage and leadership qualities.
Most people have a stereotyped mind set concerning this colour. They associate with a particular community, but hey least you know, this colour contributes a lot in terms of mood swings. This colour enhances your look and makes you appear brighter than usual. This yellow colour also boosts your EGO and SELF WORTH. It is also believe that it’s a colour that offers hope, happiness, uplifts, cheerfulness and a fun colour. A person who comfortably dresses in yellow is also considered a go- getter, that of a cheeky personality, always happy, confident and optimistic.
The colour blue is majorly associated with the male gender but it also goes well with confident women. Blue represents trust, responsibility, honesty and loyalty people who prefer putting on blue are generally quiet and reserved. You can call them introverts in other words. This colour also exhibits inner security and confidence. People with the blue personality do not like too much fuss, noise, quarrels or anything that draws unnecessary attention.
The colour pink is considered a feminine colour and only the courageous men dare to rock it and still feel confident. This is a wear for some personal events like dates, lunches and coffee. Pink is more of a romantic colour and it represents compassion, love, understanding and nurturing. Most people who prefer pink are generally soft, tender, open and kind. It is indeed a non threatening colour. The deeper the pink, the more energy it exhibits.
Here is the most interesting colour. Most elderly men dress up in green suits. Psychologically this colour shows a balance of heart and emotions or rather the head and heart. It also shows growth, renewal and rebirth. This shade of green also relaxes, that’s why people feel relaxed after taking a nature walk at the park after a stressful event. However, in business green can be a little misleading. It has a sense of command, it shows possessiveness and materialistic, with a need to own people and things.