London Fashion Week - Colour, Culture & Cut

Created on Wednesday, 11 September 2013 Written by Arlette


London Fashion Week is approaching, 1 day to go! Oh la la!

Keeping it British Blue Red

Arlette Lee Ruana, Alice&Olivia by Stacey Bendet Petunia stretch silk-chiffon mini dress, Nicholas Kirkwood (Official) Metallic Peeptoe Heels, Baccarat Jewelry Baccarat Fleurs De Psydélic Necklace & Clip on earrings

LONDON  is clearly the one capital with so much culture and diversity that surely, we will witness an abundance of colour from our wealth of talented designers showcasing.

As we approach autumn on 22 September, it is inevitable that people will start wearing black.  Black is the go to comfort colour, where the wearer seeks comfort, yet it is so depressing.  Yes, black is considered luxury etc but try some colour, it really does liven up your skin tone and add vibrancy.  Fashion is all about feeling good to.  

Feel good and inject colour into your life.

Have you ever thought about what the colours wear say about yourself?  

RED. Physical
Positive: Physical courage, strength, warmth, energy, basic survival, 'fight or flight', stimulation, masculinity, excitement. 
Negative: Defiance, aggression, visual impact, strain.

BLUE. Intellectual.
Positive: Intelligence, communication, trust, efficiency, serenity, duty, logic, coolness, reflection, calm.
Negative: Coldness, aloofness, lack of emotion, unfriendliness.

YELLOW. Emotional
Positive: Optimism, confidence, self-esteem, extraversion, emotional strength, friendliness, creativity. 
Negative: Irrationality, fear, emotional fragility, depression, anxiety, suicide.

GREEN. Balance
Positive: Harmony, balance, refreshment, universal love, rest, restoration, reassurance, environmental awareness, equilibrium, peace. 
Negative: Boredom, stagnation, blandness, enervation.

VIOLET. Spiritual
Positive: Spiritual awareness, containment, vision, luxury, authenticity, truth, quality. 
Negative: Introversion, decadence, suppression, inferiority.

Positive: Physical comfort, food, warmth, security, sensuality, passion, abundance, fun. 
Negative: Deprivation, frustration, frivolity, immaturity.

Positive: Physical tranquillity, nurture, warmth, femininity, love, sexuality, survival of the species. 
Negative: Inhibition, emotional claustrophobia, emasculation, physical weakness.

Positive: Psychological neutrality. 
Negative: Lack of confidence, dampness, depression, hibernation, lack of energy.

Positive: Sophistication, glamour, security, emotional safety, efficiency, substance. 
Negative: Oppression, coldness, menace, heaviness.

Source: colours

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