Ways to wear pink this October
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month when women are encouraged to wear pink. So, get into your pink outfit, but be careful about choosing the right shade.
London: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month when women are encouraged to wear pink. So, get into your pink outfit, but be careful about choosing the right shade.
“This autumn every woman should have some pink in their wardrobe, whether it’s head-to-toe, a dressing gown, some underwear or a pashmina.
"Whatever your colouring, you will be able to mix your pink with the other big colour this season - any grey,” said Veronique Henderson, creative director at Colour Me Beautiful.
If you are someone who is blessed with light colouring that means a fair hair, light blue eyes and light skin then mixing your dusty rose pink with your greys and blues will be a flattering look, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
If you match your skin tone with Catherine Zeta Jones, then you will need a strong rich pink. It can be worn as sports wear to more formal attire, if solid pink is not for you, then incorporate it as part of a print on a top.
If you have auburn, chesnut or warm highlighted hair together with green eyes, then your best pinks will be corals and salmon pinks. Wear these with grey, but also with golden browns and moss greens for great effect.
If your hair is salt and pepper, silver or white (natural or not) then hot, rose and fuchsia pinks are must-haves in your wardrobe. This season wear them with your greys but also with those lovely navy blues we are seeing around. Pink will give you that boost of energy that you deserve.
If like the Duchess of Cambridge you have dark hair and bright eyes then you should wear the brightest shades of pink available, and you can wear them to contrast with other colours. Think cyclamen, rose or blush worn on their own, or again with greys, navies and black.
If your overall look is soft and muted then make your pink soft and muted too. The best shades of pink for you are salmon and powder pinks. Just make sure they blend nicely with what you are wearing.
Whatever pink you wear make sure that your lipstick matches the hue and intensity for an elegant look.