Color, Style + Image by Astrid Feichter

Everything you need to know to look your very best


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Pantone introduced the Color of the Year – “GREENERY” “Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. Greenery is nature’s neutral. The more submerged...

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Do different Colors affect your mood? by David Johnson Colors often have different meanings in various cultures. And even in Western societies, the meanings of various colors have changed over the years. But today in the U.S., researchers have generally found the following to be accurate. Black Black is the color of authority and power. It is popular in fashion because it makes people appear thinner. It is also stylish and timeless....

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Dear Friends, Thank you for your eMails regarding my online course “Look Your Very Best – all about Color, Style & Fashion” on udemy, so glad you enjoyed it, just want to give you an update on what’s new. I’ve added a short video for you: “Quick peek into Color Analysis”, it shows how easy you can analyze your color season. You can watch it anytime with your access. You haven’t seen the course yet and you are interested in...

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Dear Friends, Close to 2.000 people have already joined my new online-course, “Look YOUR Very Best – Learn about Color, Style & Fashion” – the reviews have been great! I have now added 3 NEW Chapters for you, how to declutter and organize your perfect wardrobe! Maybe you feel it’s time for a fresh Spring-Fashion-Boost, now is the best time to buy as it is the last time this course will be available for $10. This promotion ends on...

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Do you know your PERSONALITY STYLE? Beside your Color Season your Personality-Style is the way of how you express your personality with your appearance. A woman who dresses with taste shows that she loves fashion, but she only chooses what flatters her personality style 100% and makes her shine. You are an individual – uniquely made!! Once you find your personal style, you will send out charisma and self-confidence, which...

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The most perfect figure doesn’t come out, when you are dressed in an unflattering way. So it should be your goal to find out, what flatters you most, which parts of your body should be highlighted the most and which ones can be covered with finesse. Fashion is only as good as it looks on you. I find it much smarter to adapt the latest look to my figure and personality rather than trying to accommodate each trend. We only look stylish...

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… it is simply THE way to look your absolute best! Wearing your best colors will make you look younger, healthier and slimmer. Strategically wear colors, lines, prints, textures and fabrics. Fine tune your personal and professional style – the basis for a successful, lasting image – and save time and money in the process. The colors you should be wearing are based on your skin complexion, hair and eye color. There a 4...

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The influence of color in our lives Every person belongs (because of individual pigment of skin, hair and eyes) to a certain “color type”, a family of color tones related to each other in a harmonious way. We speak of WARM and COLD colors, which are divided into SEASONS. This color type remains our whole life long, for that reason it is possible, to analyze the individual harmony of colors for wardrobe, make-up and accessories for...

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The Intuitive sense for color: The term “Intuitive sense for color” was characterized by the Swiss Artist Professor Johannes Itten (1888-1967). Itten, a co-founder of the *Bauhaus style taught at the University in Weimar/Germany. He discovered that his students chose colors in their artwork that were in connection with their individual complexion of their skin, Hair- and eyecolor. After many years of observation, he published his...

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Your colors are warm, bright and clear – like a field of flowers on a sunny day in May. Your whole nature is as buoyant and joyful as your colors. Radiant, full of vitality, sparkling like a glass of Champagne!   Characteristics: SKIN – Golden undertone, either creamy ivory, peachy pink, or peach-beige. Freckles come naturally, some Springs have skin clear as glass. The ivory Spring appears to have golden spots or highlights to her...

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Your colors are cool with blue undertone, powdery like shades of water, harmoniously converging in a watercolor. Everything loud, garish and exaggerated is alien to you. Your whole appearance looks gentle, feminine and elegant.   Characteristics: SKIN – Usually visible pink in the skin undertone, some have very pink skin, with high color or rose-beige skin, some are very fair and look pale without a little rouge   HAIR – Ash...

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Your colors are shining like the leaves on a sunny day in October. Golden, warm, lush, more mid- to darker tones underline your natural beauty. Many Autumn women appear warmhearted and earthbound, many also mysterious. The personality of an Autumn woman is as varied as her color spectrum.   Characteristics: SKIN – Golden undertoned. Even a ruddy Autumn is more „orange“ than „blue“. Autumn comes in 3 varieties: fair, with ivory or...

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Your colors are cool with blue undertones, brilliant and rich in contrast, like a snowfield with a steel blue sunny sky above. You appear self confident and competent. Your appearance is attracting, at the same time mysterious and sometimes aloof. A woman like you can never be ignored!   Characteristics: SKIN – Blue or blue-pink undertone (often subtle). There are more Winters in the world that any other seasonal type. They may vary,...

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How to do your Color Analysis: Find a place with a lot of natural daylight. Cover your clothes with a white sheet or shirt. (removes distractions to judge) Cover colored hair with an off-white or light grey scarf. You want to see what the test colors do to your skin only. Ask two friends (with a good eye) to do this test with you. For an untrained eye it is sometimes difficult to not be influenced by personal color preferences Don’t...

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Creating a balanced body shape is fundamental to having great style Well dressed people always dress according to their body type. What you choose to wear needs to be flattering for your shape at all times – despite seasonal trends and despite what you like and what you don’t like. The reality is that very few people have perfectly proportioned bodies. We can either complain and wish that we had a different body, or we can dress...

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Flattering Fabrics The fabric that you choose for your body type is just as important as the clothing itself. A fabric that isn’t flattering can draw attention to problem areas, make you look larger and provide a jumbled silhouette. Strategically worn, it can flatter your body type and work wonders.   RECTANGLE Body Type Rectangles need to create the illusion of a waistline and curvy hips, rear and thighs, the tighter the...

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RECTANGLE Body – Accessories: Belts help to create the illusion of a defined waist, and they can be worn directly on the waist, slightly above or low-slung on the hips to add needed mass and bulk to an otherwise boxy figure. Chunky necklaces add bulk to the small bust, while long earrings open up the neckline. As a rectangle shape, your shoe options are limitless because heels of all heights look great and flats are quite flattering...

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The color-analysis with Astrid and her styling consultancy was just pure pleasure – from start to finish for me. Especially her wardrobe-checkup and renovation showed a lot to me about “my” perfect colors and my very personal style. Astrid also showed me, what potential is in my wardrobe – she created totally new combinations and completed my wardrobe with some new basics. What I like best is to experiment with “old” and new pieces. I...

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