Color in Fashion Color COLOR вЂў To maintain or decrease attention and apparent size, to appear taller and slimmer вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ Cooler hues Darker values Duller intensities Close contrasts вЂў Examples: navy, khaki, grape, charcoal, mauve color вЂў To increase attention and apparent size, to appear shorter and heavier вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ Warmer hues Lighter values Brighter intensities Strong contrasts вЂў Examples: shocking pink, pumpkin, tangerine, raspberry Color personalities!! вЂў To appear refined, romantic вЂ“ Warm to cool hues вЂ“ Lighter values вЂ“ Dull, muted to medium intensities including pastels вЂ“ Close contrasts, subtle вЂў Examples: shell pink, lavender, misty rose, orchid, blue, peach, all pastels Color Personalities!!! вЂў To feel and appear happy, youthful, sportive вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ Warmer hues Light to dark values Medium to bright intensities Strong contrasts, bold вЂў Examples: coral, red, khaki, ivory, brown, camel, cinnamon, brick Color personalities!!! вЂў To appear mature, serious, somber, classic вЂ“ Cool hues вЂ“ Dark values вЂ“ Dull intensities вЂў Examples: navy blue, taupe, charcoal, maroon, gray, black Color personalities!! вЂў To feel and appear dramatic/exotic вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ вЂ“ Warm to cool hues Dark values, deep Bright intensities, rich Strong contrasts, bold вЂў Magenta, fuchsia, emerald green, royal blue, regal purple, sapphire, amethyst Color Schemes Monochromatic вЂў Mono means вЂњoneвЂќ, refers to the tints tones and shades of one color вЂў Possible color combinations are limitless! вЂ“ Mint green and forest green вЂў Generally calming, however it depends on the hue Analogous вЂў Often referred to as adjacent. Two, three, or four hues that lie next to one another on the color wheel. All hues have one hue in common. вЂў Possible colors (Can include tints, tones & shades) вЂ“ Yellow-green, yellow, yellow-orange, orange вЂў Feeling created: can be calming or exciting depending on whether they come from the cool or warm side of the color wheel. вЂ“ This color scheme is most effective if one of the hues repeats some aspect of your personal coloringвЂ¦ eyes, hairвЂ¦ Complementary вЂў Combine two colors from the opposite side of the color wheel. вЂў Possible colors: red & green, blue & orange вЂў Feeling associated: stimulating due to opposite visual characteristics. By dulling the intensity or value, calming effect may be achieved. вЂ“ Can be very flattering to personal coloring, and versatile Triad вЂў Three colors equally spaced on the color wheel вЂў Possible colors: tints, tones and shades of primary or secondary colors вЂў Very exciting and stimulating if used in full strength. Neutral вЂў One, two, or three achromatic neutrals, may or may not vary in the degree of warmness or coolness, lightness or darkness, brightness or dullness вЂў Possible colors: black and white, combination of browns вЂў Effect: vary in mood depending on the degree of light and dark value contrast вЂ“ Are most effective if the degree of lightness or darkness in your hair and/or skin coloring is repeated in the lightness or darkness of the clothing Accented neutral вЂў One color added to other neutrals to form a scheme. вЂў Possible colors: black, white & red, browns with light blue вЂў Effect: draws attention to the one added hue Color Schemes Portfolio Pages Color Schemes Portfolio Pages Color Schemes Portfolio Pages вЂў Two pictures of any two color schemes. вЂ“ Explain which colors are in the design, and where the colors are. Tell what color scheme is created by the colors. вЂ“ Explain the effect of the colors on the body. вЂ“ Describe the effect of the scheme, does it draw attention, or is it calming?