Summer can be considered a time to lighten up; reduced work, more vacations. Ideally, your stress levels lessen, and you enjoy more time out of doors and under the sun.

This change of season necessitates a lighter wardrobe, for both clothing and accessories.

So what colors are most ideal for your summer wardrobe? Today, we will assess popular color choices for summer fashion, and explain how you can identify the optimal summer colors for yourself.

What Are Summer Colors?

Summer color trends change yearly. A search result will yield a variety of opinions ranging from yellow to blues and purples.

For example, trend forecaster and color matching tool company Pantone suggests incorporating the following colors (among others) into summer wardrobes, design and décor:

  • Orange
  • Orange Red
  • Coral
  • Gold
  • Yellow
  • Royal Blue
  • Moss Green
  • Lilac Pink

The challenge with the above approach is that not all individuals wear the colors mentioned above.

Orange, Orange/Red, Coral, Gold and Lilac Pink are only worn by a portion of the population.

The colors of yellow, royal blue and moss green are worn by the entire population, however, the bases of the colors must be taken into consideration, as individuals wear the colors with four different bases and two varying degrees.

Others recommend wearing pastel colors, like lavender or pale blue during spring and summer. However, there is a common misconception regarding pastel colors.

Most individuals think pastels are light hues that are cool in nature. In actuality, pastel colors are defined as powdered pigments and are available in all colors, with the dark hues consisting of pure pigments and others, with varying mixtures of inert whites.

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How To Wear And Use Summer Colors

Below are a few suggestions regarding incorporating lighter or strongly pigmented colors that are ideal for summer in your wardrobe.

  • Wardrobes:

Women: Light-colored summer dresses with strongly pigmented earrings, bracelets, sandals and handbags or strongly pigmented dresses with light-colored accessories

Men: Light-colored suits with strongly pigmented ties

  • Makeup:

Light-colored eyeshadows for brows, lids and eyelashes and light-colored foundations, blushes, lipsticks for face, cheeks and lips

  • Manicure/Pedicure:

Lighter colored manicures and pedicures

  • Home:

Lighter accessories, such as pillows, throw rugs or other interchangeable items to refresh your home for the time period

Wearing and utilizing lighter hues and stronger pigments during summer months seem warranted. These types of colors can be the perfect complement to the easy, breezy summer vibration. But how can you identify the summer colors that are most fitting for you?

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Did you know there are over 16.7 million colors in the world? Relying on conventional color advice to identify summer colors that complement you produces inconsistent and contradictory results.

While one source advises you to wear reds or yellows, another source might encourage you to wear greens or blues. Additionally, these approaches are not a one-size-fits-all solution for everyone.

Utilizing the C Color methodology is the most accurate way to determine your optimal summer colors, due to the fact that the approach is based on a color gene within your DNA.

C Color assists you in identifying the colors that you are inherently drawn toward, eliminating the need to abide by confusing color advice or follow general trends that you find unappealing.

Wearing and surrounding yourself with the optimal colors can enhance your appearance, can enable you to think more clearly, can produce feelings of well-being, can motivate you to act your best, can assist you in absorbing new concepts more readily and clearly, and can aid you in healing.

How to Identify Your Summer Colors

C Color has classified the hundreds of millions of colors in the world into four C Color Spectrums. These colors are categorized by the base of the color, that is one of the primary colors of red, green, blue, and yellow.

All C Color Spectrums include light and stronger pigmented colors.

First, start by taking the C Color Quiz to determine your C Color Spectrum.

The system is effortless with the C Color App, as you can download the C Color App to your phone. Next, select a lighter or strongly pigmented garment or item that appeals to you and simply snap a photo. The C Color App will identify whether or not the color is within your C Color Spectrum.

Below are some examples of how each of the four C Color Spectrums can wear summer colors:

When you choose and wear the colors from your C Color Spectrum, you are following an intrinsic trait, and as such, your complexion appears flawless and glows, enhancing your overall appearance.

The C Color App, as the expert Eye is accurate, meets your needs, answers your questions, assists you in decision making, and saves you thousands of dollars by eliminating misguided color choices.

Ready to curate a wardrobe that leaves you glowing?

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