Choosing the right colours for your clothes
What colour scheme for autumn women?
06 SEPTEMBER 2023
What colour scheme for autumn women?
Choosing and matching the colours you wear is essential if you want to keep up with the latest trends and look your best at the same time. Colorimetry helps you choose colours that match the nuances of your skin, hair and eyes.
By knowing your ideal colours, you'll make your face shine and draw attention to your strong points... so you can camouflage any small imperfections. You're guaranteed to look good and feel good, while giving your look a little facelift!
Yes, but which colours suit your complexion best? Identifying the right colour match isn't so easy in practice! What shades of the colour wheel should you wear (and what others should you avoid...) to look radiant?
What defines the colourimetry of autumn women ?
The autumn woman is, as her name suggests, a woman to whom the colours of the autumn season fit like a glove !
There is also thewomen's summer colourimetry, spring and winter.
PS: the information on colometry for autumn women also applies to men.
Think you're an autumn woman? Let's take a test !
Beyoncé, Gigi Hadid, Aishwarya Rai... Apart from their beauty and multiple talents, they all have one thing in common: they are all women with an "autumn" colour profile.
What are the characteristics associated with autumn colourimetry? Determine your profile in just a few minutes!
What colour are your eyes ?
Autumn women's eyes can come in a variety of shades. They can be :
- hazelnut ;
- brown with golden or coppery highlights ;
- dark brown ;
- greens ;
Golden highlights are quite common.
What colour is your hair ?
Autumn women can have coloured hair:
- golden blonde ;
- light or dark brown ;
- copper brown ;
- auburn ;
- warm red.
She also has a characteristic: as she ages, her grey hair tends to turn yellow.
What colour is your complexion ?
The last important element in determining whether your autumn women's colourimetry is right for you is analysing your skin, and more specifically its tones and highlights. If it has golden undertones, olive highlights, a bronze or chocolate tone, chances are you're an autumn woman !
It's worth adding that autumn women tan more easily and often have a radiant complexion, whatever the season.
Finally, their skin is sometimes freckled.
PS: for the test to be successful, you need to observe your hair, skin and eyes without any artifice and in natural light.
The colour palette for autumn women
If we had to describe the colourimetry of the Autumn woman, it would be as follows:warm, natural and slightly desaturated.The autumn woman is sublimated by warm tones. These include :
- yellow (e.g. mustard, ochre, etc.) ;
- red (e.g. brick) ;
- orange (e.g. terracotta) ;
- aged" pink and salmon.
This is complemented by a natural palette of brown, khaki, camel, green and beige.
Finally, perhaps you're wondering about the different shades of blue, colours that are often popular in clothing? For women with autumn colours, only the following shades are recommended:
- dark turquoise ;
- petrol blue ;
- duck blue.
In short, these are shades of blue with warm undertones.
> Read also : Which colours suit me best ?
How do you apply make-up as an autumn woman ?
Make-up adds the finishing touch to any look. To look your best, opt for colours that evoke the warmth of the earth and nature.
The ideal make-up? The perfect one starts with aorange-red, terracotta, tomato or golden-brown lipstick for the more daring.
You can also opt for a rust, copper or saffron blush.
How should you dress for autumn ?
For impeccable looks all year round, the autumn woman's wardrobe needs to contain certain essential pieces. Let's take a look at the essentials (excluding tops and bottoms):
- a beige trench coat;
- a khaki parka ;
- a camel jacket;
- gold, yellow and wood accessories (earrings, belts, hair clips, bags, etc.).
Autumn trends for women
Looking for trendy, timeless pieces for your "autumn women" profile? Then you've come to the right place at Elora. You'll find the clothes you need to build the perfect wardrobe for your colour style.
This year's highlights include :
- thegreen and mahogany ethnic print blouse;
- theheather high neck jumper;
- theshort straight jacket beige;
- thelow-rise slim cherry.
What not to do as an autumn woman
Some colours are not suitable for autumn women because they give the impression of a dull, tired look. This mainly concerns :cool colours!
Here are some concrete examples of colours to avoid:
- pastel shades;
- black ;
- white ;
- pink ;
- purple ;
- neon" colours.
Good to know
What happens to autumn women who want to wear colours that don't fit in with their ideal colour scheme? Well, even if the choice isn't perfect, there's nothing to stop fashion lovers breaking the codes.
To reduce the dulling effect of an 'unsuitable' colour, simply avoid wearing it close to the face. So it's best to wear it as a stocking (skirt, shorts, lower part of a dress, etc.).
Don't recognise yourself in autumn colour schemes? Check out another article that deciphers the colour profiles associated with the seasons. You're bound to find one that suits you!