Does your wardrobe reflect shades of black and white? While shopping, do you stick to drab color palettes or occasionally pick the khakis? If your answer is yes then it is time to inject some colors into your wardrobe. No better time than summer to start this habit. Since summer is all about being bright and festive color is de rigueur this season.
Agreed men do not have as many options with colors as women do but this does not mean dismal colors should be your go to. The easiest way to begin isby introducing it subtly. Add a hint of color to your ensemble.For example incorporate astrong colored tie/bow tie, socks, baseball cap and then slowly graduate to the rest else you can also being with softer color pallets and dusty pastels.
Once in the comfort zone of colors, move to brighter and bolder ones to make a statement. It is a good idea to start off with shades of blues and reds. These colors go well together and by themselves.They are the sexiest of all, indicate a strong personality and can be worn on business, casual outings. Remember not to accessorize with the same colors to avoid color clashing.
Shades of yellow and greens are your warmest color bet. They indicate happy and an open personality. These colors can be a little difficult; the trick here is to not overdo it. Do not wear dark yellow shades, vice-versa with green and you are good to go. Team them individually with other softer colors. Your choice of footwear should be black with this color combination. This is good for a change of pace from your regular whites, greys and black.
Brown and shades of it is supremely masculine. They suite all skin tones irrespective of its color intensity. You can choose to wear a monotone outfit with different shades of this to look your smartest. Look really sharp by wearing dark or burnt chocolate colored shoes to complete your look.
If you are comfortable with colors to begin with and want to experiment then try shades of orange and purple to make a bold statement. Of course your blacks, greys and whites are always around the corner; use them to mix colors well. Simply remember never put too many bold colors together, keep them in the same side of the spectrum and try not to wear more than two colors at a time to avoid an overdose. Do not be afraid and play around for best results.
Article By: Smrithi Rao
I love taking photographs, chai, furry animals and fashion without fur. Work as a Computer Science Engineer so clearly with no frills. From being vintage-obsessed to finding the Future chic. I’m here to rescue you from making any fashion faux pas.