Warm & Cool: How to Dress for your Skin Tone

Dressing for your skin tone is a little bit of a mystery- even to us! However, it’s a good starting point before you sift through a sea of style to find what you love the most and feel the best wearing.

 First things first: Take a peek at your nail bed. Does the tone tend to appear more reddish-orange, reddish-blue, pinkish-blue, peachy or yellow-gold?



If your nail bed is peachy or yellow-gold then you fall into the warm tone category! Your skin tends to have golden or warm yellow undertones and skin can be medium with yellow undertones, pale peach or dark. Your hair might be light brown, red, dark brown or strawberry blonde and your eye color tends to be light blue, gray-green, blue-green, or cool brown.




If your nail bed is reddish, pink or blue toned then you fall into the cool tone category! Your skin tends to have blue, red or pink undertones and your skin can be pale white, olive or dark. Your hair color can be dark brown, black or natural blonde and your eye color tends to be amber, dark brown, hazel, blue or green.

So, how do you find what looks best on your skin tone?

If You’re Cool

Because your skin has reddish, pink or blue undertones, you will look great in colors that reflect these tones! Choose blues, teals, lilacs, lavenders and soft rose colors.

If You’re Warm

Because your skin has gold and yellow undertones you should select colors that reflect these tones! Choose camel, orange, gold, scarlet red and ochre.

Of course, there are always exceptions to the rule and the only rule here is that if you feeling amazing in your clothes, then rules are meant to be broken!

Feel like you have a better grasp on whether you have cool or warm undertones? If so, now you can narrow in on the colors that look best on you. We’re here to help. Take your style quiz and ask your expert stylist to send shades that complement your skin tone. Sit back and relax while five curated items come to you. Keep what you like and send back the rest. Shipping and returns are free—easy, right?

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