Saturday, April 17, 2010

Go Green!

Green has often been undermined in popular fashion choices. It just doesn't seem to have the same appeal as pink, blue or red. Many women are hesitant to pick clothing items in solid green, because they've became convinced it doesn't look good on them. Well, if you've tried many different shades , while keeping an open mind, but you've never liked this color on your skin - that's perfectly understandable - stay away from it. However, many women just avoid green under the force of myths  claiming that green is incredibly hard to pull of, or that only red-heads look good in it. Well, I don't know where that came from, but such myths are far from reality, so I'm writing this post in attempt to give  the color its deserved glory.
Green is the color if life and vitality and research indicates that it has a calming effect on people. 
Vibrant green tones are generally recommended for people with 'Autumn' and 'Winter' complexions. Autumn complexion has golden undertones (often brunettes and redheads). Perfect examples of Autumn complexion would be Beyonce, Alessandra Ambrosio, Marishka Hargitay, Isla Fisher, Jessica Alba and the first lady Michelle Obama.
Winter complexion has pink or blue undertones. The skin is often pale white, yellowish-olive, or dark. Some celebrities who have this type of complexion are Anne Hathawey, Angelina Jolie and Heidi Klum.
Yet, these are only very general suggestions that should never be the only thing to guide you in your choices. As Coco Chanel has said: "The best color in the whole world, is the one that looks good on you!" The only way to find out what looks good on you is trying on and on and on ...

 Here are some wonderful items that just enhance the beauty and charm of green tones. If you are one of those people, who've always stood away from green color choices, I hope these pieces inspire to brave into the green palette. If you are already on the Green team, well, just enjoy! =)

18. Chinese Laundry Lites-out $69 19. Escada jersey dress $1150 20. Anthology oval earrings $32 21. Gargantuan Green Grape matte 22. OPI Gargantuan Green Grape 23. Sequin beaded flower stretch bracelet 24. Max Azria ruffle-silk mini dress $500 25. Kate Spade Coney Island Stevie on sale $206 26. Nina Electra $89.95

27. Catherine Malandrino dress $495 28. Kate Spade square stud earrings 29. Kate Spade faceted square ring 30. Miu Miu wedge leather espadrilles $585 31. Ariella Collection Faceted stone cluster ring 32. Antik Batik Open-back silk mini dress $335 33. Joie petunia silk dress $168 34. Kate Spade resin charm bracelet 35. Alexis Bittar hinge bracelet $355 36. Nine West Beaulah on sale $95.96

37. Milly beaded silk halterneck dress $455 38. Anthology Triple strand stone bracelet $32 39. Halston Heritage halter dress $360 40. Alexander McQueen on sale $552 41. Milly 'Camilla Teardrops' linear drop earrings 42. Milly drop necklace $245 43. Promiscuous Terra $59  44. Tibi dress 45. Bikkembergs Caterine on sale $129 46.  Milly beaded jersey mini $350

47. Ann Taylor LOFT ruched sleeve tee $24.50 48. Ann Taylor LOFT ruffle neck top $44.50 49. Chinese Laundry Sweet Caroline $39 50. Simon Sebbag faux turquoise triple strand necklace $325 51. Simon Sebbag beaded semiprecious stone charm bracelet 52. Ali Ro silk top $198 53. Kenneth Cole Reaction Cedar Grove on sale $70.50

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Have a lovely weekend!

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