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Unlock Petite Perfection: Elevate Your Style with the Ultimate Column of Colour Guide!



If you're a petite woman looking to elevate your style, then mastering the art of the column of colour is your answer.


So, what exactly is the column of colour, and how can you incorporate it into your wardrobe?


By wearing tops and bottoms in the same or similar colour, you create a vertical line that visually elongates your body, giving the illusion of height. This simple yet effective technique is a game-changer for petite women everywhere.

Here's how you can make the column of colour work for you:


1. Layering with a Pop

 Start by coordinating tops and bottoms in matching colours to create your column. Then, add a layer on top – whether it's a jacket, cardigan, or blazer in a complementary colour. This adds depth and interest to your outfit while maintaining the elongating effect of the column underneath.


2. Incorporate a Splash of Colour: 

Another approach is to stick to one colour for your trousers and jacket while injecting a pop of colour with a vibrant blouse or top. This creates a striking contrast within the column, drawing attention to the centre and further enhancing the illusion of length.


3. Accessorize with Flair

Don't underestimate the power of accessories! Adding pops of colour through statement jewellery, scarves, or handbags can elevate your look and add personality to your outfit without compromising the sleekness of the column.


4. Embrace Tonal Dressing

For a seamless and sophisticated look, opt for tonal dressing from head to toe. Experiment with shades within your neutral palette to find combinations that complement your skin tone and enhance your overall appearance.


5. Know Your Neutrals 

Understanding your skin tone can guide your choice of neutral colours. Warm tones may gravitate towards caramels, browns, or earthy greens, while cool tones might prefer blacks, greys, or navy blues. Embrace your unique palette to create cohesive and harmonious outfits.


6. Shop Your Wardrobe 

Before splurging on new pieces, take a look into your existing wardrobe. You'll be surprised at the versatility and potential of the items you already own. Mix and match different pieces to discover fresh combinations and unleash your creativity.

Here is an article about capsule wardrobes - you may find it interesting


Incorporating the column of colour into your petite style is an easy way to elevate your look and exude confidence. So, whether you're heading to the office, a social event, or a casual outing, remember to embrace the power of the column and watch as heads turn wherever you go.


Chris x


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