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Easter: The 12 Seasons in Your Home

by Elegance Colour Consulting (British Columbia, Canada) Expressing Your Season At Easter… LIGHT SPRING Light Mint Green and Apricot Light Spring’s warm pinks and apricots pair nicely with light mint green to create a lovely Easter decor. The apricots and pinks are warm and welcoming. The light mint imparts a dose of Spring freshness.   Light and Clear The

A Tale of Two Closets & Nothing to Wear

by Katherine Schlagal Bullock (Texas) In my time working as a stylist, I’ve had the opportunity to go through many different wardrobes, but two stand out in my mind: Closet 1 The first belonged to a woman named Anna. When I arrived at Anna’s house, she seemed a little nervous about showing me her closet.

Shopping: 5 Lifestyle Types

by Florentina Mossou (The Netherlands) Colour analysis can be a game changer, whatever your lifestyle. It’s such a versatile, effective tool, and you are free to use it in whatever way works best for you. The Stylist – creative freedom If you love to shop, enjoy having a large closet, like to play with accessories

My Post-PCA Shopping Mistakes

by Anna Łazarska (Poland) Next month it is going to be 3 years since my SciART color analysis. This anniversary made me reflect upon the changes in my life and my style since then. I am not going to bore you with the story how fascination with the magic of color and modern analysis process

Do You Cover Hair During a PCA?

by Rachel Nachmias (Pennsylvania) I cover hair in almost all my analyses, and 100% of the time if it isn’t natural. There is a fundamental misunderstanding when someone says that certain colors look good with their hair one way but not another. The misunderstanding is that the goal in choosing a color should be to

Is the PCA Environment Important?

by Terry Wildfong (Michigan + California) Yes, absolutely! Correct Lighting Have you ever been to a concert where the people on stage had just a blue light shining on them? What color were they? Blue… and only blue! Why? There are two ways to see an object. One is if the object itself is a

Color Changes You

by Alane Rode (Wisconsin) People are constantly asking me if they’re wearing a ‘good’ color. and honestly, if I haven’t draped you, I don’t know. I mean, I can usually tell when someone is wearing a color quite different from their season, even if I haven’t draped them, but as far as what’s best for

The Importance of Hue, Value and Chroma

by Cate Linden (Kentucky) Understanding the Munsell system of Hue, Value, and Chroma is crucial to understanding Personal Color Analysis and how the 12 seasonal tones differ from one another. Whether you know it or not, you already use these attributes to describe color, and they’re really very basic. The Munsell System Hue distinguishes one

Wouldn’t I just wear colours I like?

by Christine Scaman (Prince Edward Island, Canada) A colour will always have a relationship to its surrounding colours… whether that be a harmonious one or a disharmonious one. Let’s say that you just signed the lease on a new office space. You were looking for the supportive feeling of a home to introduce yourself and

What is Personal Colour Analysis?

by Chrysalis Colour What is a Season? Season is another word for group of natural coloring. We all have a built-in colour scheme that includes a version of every colour, blue, red, green and all the others, like a personal rainbow. By choosing from this menu when we create our appearance, our clothing colours are