Hello, Darlings! Today’s topic is How To Create An Outfit Using Column Of Color. Color is a great tool to give the illusion of weight loss and height. When using “Column Of Color”, you wear one color from head to toe. But at the same time, you don’t want your outfit to be boring.
How To Create An Outfit Using Column Of Color
Benefits Of Column Of Color
Column of Color is a great tool for creating an outfit that is slimming. It can create the illusion of weight loss and height. Thinner and taller are the benefits. There are two ways to create a “column of color” outfit, inside and outside
Inside column of color outfit means that the base layers-top, pants, and shoes match. So it is one color from head to toe. Outside method mean that the outside layer piece and bottoms are the same color. Both methods will create the illusion of a more slimmer, taller silhouete.
Start With The Outfit Building Formula
Outfit Check List For Body Type And Color
Remember, Body Type Rules trumps everything else. If it doesn’t look good on your body type, it doesn’t matter if it is in your style. My Body Type Rules for Petite Pears- Attention Up and Out, away from hips and thighs.
As for color, black with a POP of color is my signature style. This jacket is the Rachel Jacket from Kettlewell Colours in Pink Raspberry which is in my Winter Seasonal Palette. Black is a neutral that is the basis for my Capsule Wardrobe.
Does It Follow The Rules Of Four?
Rule of Four is a tool to help you analyze your outfit to see if it is complete. Each Body Type will have different ways to utilize the Rule of Four. For A Petite Pear, I want the majority of my points, above my chest, attention up towards my face.
Analysize For Personal Style And Lifestyle
As a Soft Classic Style, my wardrobe needs to prioritize Simplicity & Comfort. I don’t over-accessorize and my outfit should have little to no details. But, comfort is the number one priority, if it is not comfortable I will not wear it. Fabric content is key- stretchy Ponte Knits and jersey fabrics work very well. Layering pieces need to be thin due to my climate. Nothing bulky or heavy because my weather is just too hot.
As for LIfestyle, this outfit is the perfect outfit to wear for a weekly Date Night or Girl’s Night Out. Because my church is so casual, I could also wear this to church.