In the realm of fashion hits and misses, you can’t go wrong with dressing in sassy, seamless hues of blues. The color blue is a favorite of many people, and the color is associated with peace and calm. Whether you are adorned in blue jeans, or decked out in a blue evening gown, blue is a glamorous color to wear when you hit the town.
On the color spectrum, blue is located between violet and green. Blue runs high and blue runs deep, as blue is the color of the clear sky and the deep sea.
Blue is a fabulous choice of color to wear when you want to doll up or dress down!
Blue Fun Fact: Surveys in the United States and Europe show that blue is the color most commonly associated with harmony, faithfulness and confidence. Public opinion polls show that blue is overwhelmingly the most popular color, chosen by almost one-half of both men and women as their favorite color!
Various shades of blue include indigo, ultramarine, navy, turquoise, teal, aquamarine, cobalt blue, sky blue, azure and Egyptian blue, to name a few.
Blue Fun Fact: Blue pigments were originally made from minerals such as lapis lazuli, cobalt and azurite. Blue dyes were made from plants. Today, most blue pigments and dyes are made by a chemical process and synthetic dyes.
The color blue compliments many other colors well, so it is easy to mix and match garments when you are wearing blue. Whether you are rocking a knock-out blue skirt or dress, or styling in your painted on blue denim skinny jeans, blue high heels, boots and/or wedges are the bomb on all female feet!
From a color psychology perspective, the color blue demonstrates reliability and responsibility. Since blue brings on a feeling of tranquility and peace, the color blue has the power to promote both physical and mental relaxation.
Relax your stress away the fun, safe, fashionable way: dress in blue both night and day!
Traits and emotions that are associated with the color blue:
- Peace and Calm
No outfit is complete without trendy, playful, and jovial jewelry and accessories. Accessorize to your hearts content with glorious shades of blue heaven handbags and jewelry!
I love bangle bracelets. Bangle, dangle and jangle away in brassy blue bracelets!
Do you have so many clothes that you don’t know what to do? Then mix and match and catch the fashion bug with all of your clothing hues of blues!
You don’t own many blue garments? You may want to invest in a few vogue items. Blue clothing and accessories are always in style, and blue is an appropriate color to wear to most all social events!
Blue Eye Fun Fact: Blue eyes do not actually contain any blue pigment. Eye color is determined by two factors: the pigmentation of the eye’s iris, and the scattering of light by the turbid medium in the storm of the iris.
Whether your eye color is blue, brown, green, hazel, violet or gold, your eyes will stand out when accented with clothing items containing hues of blues!
So, gussy up in fabulous hues of blues!
Look dapper, darling, and dandy in beautiful blue duds!
“I must say, you look incredible in your fabulous shades of blue!”
“Why thank you, my dear, and so do you!”
That complimentary dialogue is oh, so true, when you are gussied up in glorious hues of blues!
Author Nancy Mangano is the author of two Natalie North mystery novels, A Passion for Prying and Murder Can Be Messy. Nancy has woven her love of detective work and her love of fashion into her books. Visit Nancy on her author website at http://www.nancymangano.com, her author/fashion/style blog http://www.passionforprying.wordpress.com, Twitter @nancymangano and her author “like” Facebook fan page Nancy Mangano.