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What does your go to colour say about you?

Everyone has their go to colour, what's yours?

Do you resort to black or bold enough to try colour or do you prefer to stick with neutrals? Colour can be simple and adding colour can be as simple as changing your hair colour or wearing red lipstick.

We sell our clothes in colour, it helps you navigate vintage clothes especially if you are new to this way of shopping. If wearing preloved clothes is daunting we always suggesting sticking to the colour palette you wear regularly so that whatever you find fits in with your existing wardrobe and there are no regrets or wasted purchases.

What does colour say about you?

We have always felt inspired by colour the representation of how colour conveys emotion a statement without the statement.

Make up artist Georgina Graham sums up the film through the colour of Kate Winslets hair throughout and how the film changes with her hair colour.

Clothes are the same they represent what you want to portray about your self without having to say it.

So what does your go to colour say about you?




Green suggests security, abundance, love, growth, luck and balance. Wear green when you want to see things from a different perspective, need to feel grounded, calm, generous. Green encourages a balance in your brain that leads to decisiveness.


This intense color has more psychological and emotional connections than any other color in the spectrum. Red is associated with passion, love, power, confidence, and anger. Combine with neutrals like white and black. What is the power of wearing red? Red is associated with our need to survive and symbolizes strength, resilience, and powerful energy. Wearing red will subconsciously boost the wearers confidence and will also influence the perceptions of the people around them.


Because it's associated with optimism and energy, many brands use orange to convey a message of positivity. If you're looking to get your audience excited about something, go for orange. It's an attention-grabbing, warm color that really pops when combined with cool blue or green tones. Add make up a strong orange to match or blue mascara?


Some of the key characteristics associated with brown in color psychology include: A sense of strength and reliability. Brown is often seen as solid, much like the earth, and it's a color often associated with resilience, dependability, security, and safety. It's great worn with every colour or just simply kept tonal.


It brings up a feeling of trust and reliability. Purple's rarity also gives it an air of mystery. It's associated with creativity and the realm of fantasy — think about how many times magic gets portrayed as purple in popular culture. Purple can invoke a tranquil feeling that helps reduce stress.


The color provides a softer alternative to black and is actually easier to wear for many women over 40. It is an incredibly versatile color that you can wear in many different ways in both summer and winter. Grey really does go with pretty much every color you can think of.

below is a great chart to get some inspiration for your grey outfits and which colours work with what shade.


Blue Says You Are Loyal And Confident.

One of the most popular colors, blue is a color that represents loyalty, peace, confidence, and success. It is a soothing color that makes people around you feel comfortable. When you wear blue you leave an impression that you are loyal and trust worthy. It's recommended that you wear blue in job interviews because the interviewer will unconsciously trust you more provided that all other factors are constant.


black's color meaning is symbolic of mystery, power, elegance, and sophistication. Consider coupling deep shades of black with earthy hues such as brown or sage. The color black has some powerful effects and can be associated with a sophisticated lifestyle, just think of a person wearing a little black dress or a formal dinner suit.

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