Monday, November 5, 2012

Warm Autumn palette: Best colours

General impressions
The colours that suit Warm Autumns best are warm, rich and spicy. A sunny day in Autumn, when the leaves are changing colour, is a good description of their complexion. Colours for Warm Autumns shouldn't be harsh, but warm.

Best neutrals:
  • Coffee brown (the darkest colour they should wear near their faces).
  • Camel.
  • Golden brown.
  • Light navy and medium gray.
Other colours:
  • Spices: cinnamon, clove, curry, mustard...
  • Reds that do not contain blue.
  • Greens that contain some amount of yellow.
Colour combinations:
  • Camel and bittersweet red.
  • Brown and green turquoise or mustard.
  • Purple and camel.

Warm Autumn palette 1
Warm Autumn palette 1 by Caroline Grant. The blues and greens for Warm Autumns are a bit softer, less saturated, than the ones for Deep Autumns. [Background image: Vale End Rose, by Anna Knights].

Warm autumn palette 2
Warm autumn palette 2 by Caroline Grant. The golden undertones in the Warm Autumn palette are present in these shades of red, orange, and yellow. They are, again, a bit softer than the Deep Autumn shades*. [Background image: Vale End Rose, by Anna Knights].

Warm Autumn palette 3
Warm Autumn palette 3 by Caroline Grant. We could talk about the Warm Autumn palette in terms of spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, curry and others. [Background image: Vale End Rose, by Anna Knights].

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