Rainbow Your World | Winter Color Palette

We are in mid February, the dead of winter here in Chicago, and finally there is snow on the ground. It’s about time we got a real taste of the fluffy white stuff!

While I’m not a fan of cold and snow, I do like living in a place where I can experience all four seasons, and more importantly, take pictures!

To celebrate the icy season, let’s talk about the three different shades of the Winter color palette: Cool Winter, Deep Winter and Clear Winter.

If you have not yet read my post about the 6 main characteristics of the 12 Season Color Analysis System, go check it out now! Keep reading to find out if you are a Winter, nail down your dominant coloring characteristic, and find out what to wear to look your very best.

Winter Color Palette

Winter Color Palette

Winter is the time when color drains away from the landscape. Crystalline ice forms around the edges of frosted window panes, and the world falls into a pale white stillness.

The green earth quietly slips away under a soft, cold, colorless blanket, occasionally broken by deep pine green, vibrant berry red, or sparkling crystal blue.

Shadows fall long and deep across unbroken white snow, and the quickly ebbing light paints the cold clear sky with icy pale hues.

That is the essence of the Winter color palette.

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365 Photo Challenge | Day 30 | A Faceless Portrait

Day 30 - A Faceless Portrait

Day 30 of the 365 photo challenge is “A Faceless Portrait.” One girl I work with always puts together the most amazing outfits that are completely unique to her, every day. Of course she also wears shorts and sleeveless things in the middle of January, but apparently her young person circulation is much better than mine, and she never seems to be cold.

This day I was loving her tree tights, boots, beautiful pocket scarf and super cool apron. I just had to get a picture, because this screams her name as loud as her face would. And her face can scream loud. I’ve heard it.

Blue all over | Daily Instagram

Blue all over

Got a little dolled up for work New Year’s Eve (I even wore a dress!) but as usual, the hair does the talking.

Rainbow Your World | Autumn Color Palette

To celebrate the end of Autumn, let’s talk about the three different flavors of the Autumn color palette: Warm Autumn, Deep Autumn and Soft Autumn.

A few months ago, I wrote a post about the 6 main characteristics of the 12 Season Color Analysis System, and based on the amount of traffic and response I have seen to that post, I wanted to elaborate a little more on each season.

Keep reading to find out if you are an Autumn, nail down your dominant coloring characteristic, and find out what to wear to look your very best.

Autumn Color Palette

Autumn Color Palette

Autumn is the time when the days get shorter, the light gets low, and nature is set ablaze. Long, deep shadows fall across richly textured fallen leaves while warm, rich colors light the trees above.

That is the essence of the Autumn color palette.

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I feel like a superhero today | Daily Instagram

I feel like a superhero today

Do you ever have one of those days where you haphazardly get dressed, only to look in the mirror and realize “Egads! I’m gonna conquer the freaking world today.” ‘Cause that’s what happened here.