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1. Focal Point

The folds gathered by the hand achieve the primary upper thigh Focal Point of the Refined Dramatic. The extended shoulder is the secondary Focal Point.

3. Line

Refined Dramatic Lines are primarily long. The silhouette not only divides into the distinctive two sections, but also differentiates from front to back.

2. Fabric

The Fabric is heavy, soft, and in a solid Colour. These qualities and its unbalanced weave allow it to drape into the stunning folds of this silhouette.

4. Ornament

Ornament is large, sparing, and singular, that is, it doesn’t match or repeat. In this case, the beautiful Lines of the folds serve as Ornament.

1. Focal Point

The bound white slit at the upper thigh marks the Focal Point of the True Dramatic. The white binding tape becomes essential in a dress of such few details.

3. Ornament

Ornamental Rhythm is achieved with the narrow ivory strap of the small purse and the matching narrow bangles and multiple matching rings.

2. Line

The long clean uninterrupted narrow Alpha Line of the True Dramatic is achieved here in the long ivory line that runs from under the arm all the way to the hemline.

4. Fabric

Fabrics for the True Dramatic are firm, medium-weight, smooth and of a balanced weave, in order to manifest a long clean sculpted Alpha Line.

1. Focal Point

The fur trim joins the sweater at the low hip Focal Point of the Elaborate Natural, providing unmistakable emphasis in the correct place.

3. Line

The drama of the long unified silhouette of this Style is heightened by the addition of a horizontal Line, such as you see here in the fur trim of the cardigan.

2. Fabric

The soft textures of this outfit would be even better in heavier Fabrics. The slight sheen, unbalanced weaves and solids rather than prints are great.

4. Ornament

The red purse demonstrates that Ornament for the Elaborate Natural need not match. The straps of the shoes would be better if they were wider.

1. Focal Point

The large ornately embroidered exterior pockets clearly and creatively emphasize the hip Focal Point of the Elaborate Classic.

3. Line

The Fabric differences mentioned above necessitate the width of the belt, although this width does contradict the medium Alpha nature of this silhouette.

2. Fabric

The common weave, weight and smoothness of the silk-wool turtleneck and velours-Lamé skirt would be more effective if they were the same Colour or shine.

4. Ornament

The belt would become Ornament rather than a “Fabric bridge” if it were an unrelated Colour. In the absence of a strong shoulder, the earrings work to carry the eye upwards.

1. Focal Point

The high hip or hipbone is the Focal Point for the Elaborate Gamine. Here, the Focal Point is clearly marked by the bottom of the red sweater.

3. Line

The three-part Silhouette of the Elaborate Gamine is especially obvious with the red sweater. The loose fit of the three pieces gives an Omega or open Line.

2. Fabric

The cable knit and fur textures drape softly and the use of print adds interest for the Elaborate Gamine. Similar Fabric weights ensure Fabric harmony.

4. Ornament

Ornament for the Elaborate Gamine is often minimal. The interesting cable knit of the sweater substitutes for Ornament as well as providing texture.

1. Focal Point

The long sweater overshoots the Focal Point of the dropped waist, although the horizontal pattern at the base of the sweater helps.

3. Ornament

The interesting mix of patterns of the sweater and skirt works well as Ornament. The matching purse, knee socks and shoes create rhythm.

2. Line

The balanced weave of the medium-weight knit wonderfully sustains the narrow, straight silhouette of the True Natural.

4. Fabric

Medium- weight texture is the key to the True Natural Style, but Fabrics should also be soft, matte and of balanced weave, as you see here.

1. Focal Point

The waist is the obvious Focal Point of this casual coat. Notice how the widths of the horizontal quilting reinforce this by narrowing as they approach the belt.

3. Line

With so many horizontal and vertical Lines, this is a complex outfit for True Classic, so the strong emphasis at the waist resolves and focuses the ensemble.

2. Fabric

Fabric harmony is a key consideration for the True Classic. The change in texture from the coat to the sweater is almost a distraction, although the monochrome Colour helps.

4. Ornament

The matching gold accents of the belt, snaps, zippers and tips of the hood cord establish ornamental rhythm that obviates the need for more Ornament.

1. Focal Point

If the waistband of the skirt were wider, it would mark the True Gamine Focal Point of the slightly raised waist better as well as include an Omega element.

3. Fabric

The leather skirt would be more successful for the True Gamine if it were lighter in weight, although it is smooth and of a balanced weave.

2. Ornament

The striped print of the top illustrates how the True Gamine uses Ornament on the top but not on the bottom (or vice versa) in order to emphasize the use of separates.

4. Line

The horizontal Line in the top forecasts the Omega Line of the circle skirt. Here, there is a stronger Omega element in the skirt than in the top.

1. Focal Point

This slightly cropped fur jacket approximates the Refined Natural Focal Point of the high waist through the ending point of the lapels.

3. Ornament

The simple seaming on the jeans as well as the soft texture from the fur create the details that carry this ensemble. This look is ornamented mostly by the layering of the fur jacket.

2. Line

The silhouette of this look is quite Alpha, with the fitted jeans and fitted sleeves. The layering created by the lapels of the jacket and the flare of the jean bring the layers so integral to this Style.

4. Fabric

The medium-weight firmness of the jeans is very effective, contrasted with the moderately firm texture of the jacket. This is good because The Refined Natural mixes fabric types.

1. Focal Point

The Refined Classic Focal Point of the very high waist, just below the empire waist, is marked by the bias cut ruffles adorning this soft blouse.

3. Fabric

Fabrics need to be lightweight, matte, of balanced weave and soft. A visible weave gives you all the texture you need. Bias cut was invented for this Style.

2. Ornament

The principle of rhythm or matching is essential to the Ornament for the Refined Classic, with bracelets and hat picking up the dark accent at the shoulder.

4. Line

The slightly wide bias ruffles and emphasis at the slightly wide shoulder straps provide the softly Omega or open silhouette of the Refined Classic.

1. Focal Point

The cropped bra top establishes the Focal Point with a curved line across the bust-line, in keeping with the curved clean lines of the Refined Gamine.

3. Ornament

The studs inlaid into the top work because they are small, closely spaced and match the earrings. They serve as ornament, strengthen the line and add intensity.

2. Line

The top and skirt have clean, well-defined lines in this Alpha ensemble. The straps add intensity and keep the emphasis from dropping to the midriff.

4. Fabric

This medium-weight smooth-finish fabric is probably stretch, but its tight weave and obvious body make it a good choice for a Refined Gamine.

1. Focal Point

The wide, somewhat open, fur collar of this coat has the strength to mark the True Romantic Focal Point of the chest.

3. Fabric

The soft balanced weave of the Fabric of this coat also has a lovely texture. The wide belt offsets the slight heaviness of the Fabric.

2. Ornament

The matching gloves, belt and purse provide the rhythmical Ornament necessary to this Style. Note the repetition of the horizontal in the purse and belt.

4. Line

The necessary Omega Line is shown in the open collar, wide belt and slightly dropped underarm. Here, the Omega silhouette is stronger in the bodice than the skirt.

1. Focal Point

The cut-away shoulder with a curved neckline, the cascading collar necklace and the detailed, swirled print collaborate to focus the eye at the Elaborate Romantic Focal Point.

3. Fabric

The detailed, swirled print focuses the drama of the Elaborate Romantic. The soft, lightweight, smooth fabric drapes perfectly for this high glamour Style.

2. Ornament

The layered necklaces relate beautifully to each other and to the belt and bracelets. The delicacy and detail of the belt, gold necklace and braids are perfect.

4. Line

The Alpha or fitted silhouette of the Elaborate Romantic is best with closure at the wrists and ankles and with a somewhat fitted torso, as you see here.

Eyes

The Sculptural makeup focuses on the very enhanced eye. Strong liner encircles the eye and extends outward under the brow. Medium shadow on the lid and stronger shadow in the crease are used to reinforce the liner. The eye is very powerful and magnetically appealing in the Sculptural face.

Lips

A nude or very natural lip is important to the balance of this face because of the extreme focus on the eye. The lip is enhanced slightly to allow the eye to be the significant feature.

Eyes

The Composite Makeup is the only Makeup that manages to strongly emphasize both the eye and the lips. The way this is done is largely a result of the eye makeup. Strong, usually liquid, liner on the top lid only, dramatically intensifies the eye. Kohl could also be used. The Line of the lid is extended outwards in a mild cat eye. Shadow is kept to a minimum, however, with only highlighter and optional, very light, neutral shadow on the lid.

Lips

The lips are also intensified quite dramatically. The exact Colour that is used depends on the Colour Element, or skin tone, but the lips are toned with a strong Colour and with a matching lip liner.

Eyes

The Composite makeup is achieved when the eye is extended and enhanced with liner and only minimal eye shadow extending beyond the shape of the liner. When the eye is accentuated in this way, The Composite's features are enhanced beautifully.

Lips

Generally, the lip can be very bold. In this case, the lip is effective in a medium intensity peach Colour. For Jennifer, when she applies her makeup in this way, her beauty is displayed in a remarkable way.

Eyes

The Ornamental face generally balances the eyes and the mouth. While the Ornamental wears the most eye makeup, the overall effect must be soft. The eyes are highlighted by mid-tones and pencil liner that encircles the eye. Shadows under the brow and in the crease create a rounded rather than an extended eye shape.

Lips

The strength of lip Colour for the Ornamental person can be gauged by the strength of the eye makeup: this is a very balanced face. The Colour of the Lip is determined by the person’s Colouring. Here, Constance Jablonski’s light Colouring allows her to look wonderful in light pastel shades.

About The Sculptural Hairstyle

The Sculptural Hair reinforces the strong emphasis on the eye by using bangs. Front bangs are better than side bangs, in most cases. With only a few exceptions, the Sculptural person is enhanced by dark hair rather than fair. Alexa Chung’s dark hair and fringe are stunning on her.

Your Style and Colour Element Affect Your Hairstyle

A person’s Colouring and Style have an impact on what hairstyle works for her or him. Someone with Burgundy Earth Colouring like Alexa Chung will be most enhanced by chin length hair. This mid-length bob is her most effective hairstyle. As an Elaborate Gamine, she needs a style that looks very relaxed, even wind blown or tousled. This hairstyle is brilliantly effective because in length, Colour, cut, and styling, it suits Alexa’s Style, Colouring and Artistic Type.

About The Composite Hairstyle

The lightness of Kim Basinger’s hair is a typical feature of the Composite hair. All Composite hairstyles work within the framework of letting the mouth take center stage. Although a center part is usually better, Kim’s widow’s peak keeps the central focus that a center part would give.

Your Style and Colour Element Affect Your Hairstyle

The Colouring and the Style have a very big impact on the hairstyle. For a person with violet Water Colouring like Kim Basinger, very long hair is the most becoming. As a Refined Dramatic, hair needs to look cared-for and coiffed, not windblown, intensely styled or too simple. These defined waves are a perfect example of the kind of curl that works well for the Refined Dramatic.

Eyes

The Ornamental person wears the most eye makeup, but the overall effect is soft. Pencil liner encircles the eye, although the Colour of liner can be slightly darker on the top lid than the bottom. The shadow on the lid is medium to medium-dark, depending on your skin Colour—the darker your skin tone, the lighter the shadow. There is medium shadow at the brow bone and dark shadow in the crease but there is no extension outward. Instead, this makeup accentuates the roundness of the eye. Highlighter under the brow bone finishes the eye.

Lips

Lip Colour is important for the Ornamental but the intensity is always medium. The lip and eye are similar in intensity. Lip liner will help to keep the Colour somewhat assertive.

About The Architectural Hairstyle

The Architectural Hair features a side bang and a side part. The hair flips up at one side rather than curving under. Architectural Hair is best when the strands of hair are visible, rather than a blown out or coiffed look. Typically people of the Architectural Artistic Type look better in dark hair rather than light. For Karlie Kloss’ very light skin tone, this hair is quite dark and is very becoming.

Style & Colour Affect Your Hairstyle

The Colouring and the Style also have an impact on the hairstyle. Although most people of light Colouring look best with longer hair, the Sky Blue Water is even better with shorter hair. This short bob is her most effective hairstyle. Her features are shown to advantage, enhancing her beauty.

Eyes

Eyes are highlighted in this face. Pencil eyeliner generally works better than liquid. The eyelid requires a mid-tone on the lid. The crease is strongly marked, and the shadow under the brow-bone is extended upward rather than outward. Makeup for the Ornamental eye accentuates the roundness of the eye.

Lips

The intensity of lipstick for the Ornamental is not too strong. Lip liner will help to hold the Colour but it must be very close to the shade of lipstick. Here the light intensity of lipstick perfectly balances the somewhat stronger eye.

About The Sculptural Hairstyle

Two things, bangs, and colour define the Sculptural Hair. Bangs are a hallmark of the Sculptural Artistic Type, although a somewhat shorter bang is better in this case than a very long bang. The bangs of the Sculptural Type frame the very strong eye. Also, the Sculptural Hair is typically dark rather than light. Here, the darkness of the hair is stunning. In every way, Penelope Cruz’s hairstyle is very effective at displaying her beauty.

Style & Colour Affect Your Hair

The Colouring and the Style also have an impact on the hairstyle. For a person with light Colouring, long hair is very becoming, as is evident here. Her hair is lovely with the relaxed styling and uncontrived effect that you see here.

Eyes

The eye is highlighted in the Sculptural Face, by extending it outward as well as marking the inner corner of the eye. Strong eyeliner ringing the eye is therefore extremely effective. Light shadow highlighting the brow area and dark shadow or pencil marking the crease are also very important. A medium neutral shadow can be used on the lid.

Lips

The lips are less significant than the eye, so a near nude lip color is important to this face. Lip liner can be used in conjunction with light lipstick in order to accentuate the mouth.

Eyes

The eye is effective in this type of face with very little color or eye shadow. Highlighter is applied over the entire brow area. A light neutral can be used on the lid. Strong liner is used on the top outer lid to extend the line outward. Soft smudged liner can be used under the eye but this is not necessary. Avoid liner completely at the inner corners of the eyes.

Lips

The mouth is the significant feature and therefore the key to this face is the use of very strong lip color. Lip liner can be used in conjunction with lipstick in order to accentuate the mouth. A strongly defined mouth is the most important part of the face, and the strength of the mouth is balanced by low-key makeup on the eyes.

Eyes

The eye is effective in this type of face with very little color or eye shadow. Highlighter is applied over the entire brow area. A light neutral can be used on the lid. Strong liner is used on the top outer lid to extend the line outward. Soft smudged liner can be used under the eye but this is not necessary. Avoid liner completely at the inner corners of the eyes.

Lips

The mouth is the significant feature and therefore the key to this face is the use of very strong lip color. Lip liner can be used in conjunction with lipstick in order to accentuate the mouth. A strongly defined mouth is the most important part of the face, and the strength of the mouth is balanced by low-key makeup on the eyes.

Eyes

Anna’s makeup is a lovely example of makeup for the Architectural Artistic Type. Her eyes are highlighted with shadow on the lids, dark shadow in the crease and highlighter on the brow bone. Of course, mascara finishes the eye. Appropriately, Anna is not wearing strong eyeliner. On a scale of one to four, with four being the maximum emphasis, Anna’s eyes are accentuated to a level two.

Lips

While the lipstick is beautifully applied, the color is a little strong for the Architectural Type. In this look, the lips need to be accentuated to a level three, on a scale of one to four, with four being the maximum emphasis. This lip color is at a level four, and should be toned down to a level three.

About The Composite Hairstyle

The part and the layers define the Composite Hair. The center part is an important feature of this hairstyle. Long layers that cascaded to frame the face would help to focus the attention on the mouth, which is featured in the Composite face. Also, Composite Hair is usually light rather than dark. Here, the lightness of the hair is very effective. Cara Delevigne’s hairstyle displays her beauty in a wonderful way.

Style & Colour Affect Your Hair

The Colouring and the Style also have an impact on the hairstyle. For a person with light Colouring, long hair is very becoming, as is evident here. As a Refined Classic, Cara’s hair needs to be softly coiffed. Her hair is lovely with the gentle styling that you see here.

About Water Colouring

Water Colours are typically Light, Cool & Clear. Generally speaking, Amy Adams' Colours are within this kind of distinction. Of course, everyone has a range of Colours in their Personal Colour Palette's and Amy Adams is no exception.

The Neutral: Ivory

Within each person's Personal Colour Palette, there is a Neutral. This is the Colour that acts as a canvas for all the other colors you wear, the common thread that harmonizes your colors, while enhancing and clarifying your skin tone.

About Water Colouring

Water Colours are typically Light, Cool & Clear. Generally, Jennifer's best Colours are within this range. However, everyone has an array of Colours in their Personal Colour Palette and this is an example of an Intense Colour that is a wonderful choice for Jennifer, The Sky Blue Water.

An Alternate Colour: Ruby Red

For Jennifer, Ruby is a powerful Colour because of the contrast with her skin. This vibrant Colour makes her features come alive and also makes her skin look flawless. This is a show stopping choice for Jennifer.

About Water Colouring

Constance Jablonski wears Water Colours that are clear, light and cool because her skin tone is also clear, light and cool. Her Prime Colour is aqua-blue, one of three possible Prime Colours for people with Water Colouring.

An Element Colour: Clear Light Lilac

Like all people who wear Water Colours, four out of Constance’s seven Personal Colours are light and clear. This light, clear lilac is one of those four Colours. Like Constance’s Prime Colour, aqua, lilac is light, clear and cool. It is a very beautiful Colour for Constance because it is so becoming to her skin tone. Her skin looks clear and creamy because lilac enhances her natural Colouring.

About Water Colouring

Angelina Jolie’s skin tone is cool, clear and light, which means that she wears Water Colours. Violet-blue is her Prime Colour. It is the coolest of the three possible Prime Colours for people with Water Colouring.

The Neutral: True White

In addition to seven Personal Colours, each person has a Neutral. The Neutral serves as a backdrop to all the Colours in the palette but is also exceptionally becoming to a person’s skin tone. In Angelina’s case, her Neutral is true white. This picture demonstrates how beautifully white becomes her.

About Water Colouring

Kristen Stewart’s wear Water Colours, which are light, clear and cool to match her skin tone. Sky Blue Water is her Prime Colour. Sky Blue Colours are primarily shades of blue and pink.

An Alternate Colour: Clear Intense Ruby Red

Like everyone else, Kristen has seven Personal Colours. Four of Kristen’s Personal Colours are light like her Colouring and three are intense. Ruby is one of her intense Colours, of course. It is an amazingly effective Colour for her to wear because it is so becoming to her skin.

About Fire Colouring

Kate Bosworth’s skin tone is warm, clear and intense which means that she wears Fire Colours. Yellow Fire is the Prime Colour for Kate. Yellow is the lightest of the three possible Prime Colours for people with Fire Colouring.

An Element Colour: Clear Warm Peach

Altogether Kate has seven amazing Personal Colours. Four of them are intense, like her Prime Colour Yellow Fire. Kate also wears three light Colours and this beautiful peach is one of those. This light warm clear Peach is very becoming to Kate’s skin tone and and enhances her beauty.

About Earth Colouring

Earth Colours, cool, intense and muted, are the Colours that work with Natalie Portman’s skin tone. Natalie’s Prime Colour is Grape Earth, which is one of three possible Prime Colours for people with Earth Colouring.

The Neutral: Light Navy Blue

Every person has an amazing Neutral that works beautifully with all his or her Colours but also is remarkably enhancing to their skin tone. In Natalie’s case, her Neutral is light navy blue. Navy blue is effective when combined with other Colours but is also very becoming when worn on its own. Here you see the wonderful effect of navy blue against Natalie Portman’s skin.

About Water Colouring

As a person with Violet Water Colouring, Angelina Jolie has cool, clear, light Colouring. Violet Water, her Prime Colour, is also cool, clear and light, and is extraordinarily enhancing to her skin tone.

An Intense Colour: Orange Red

Although four of her seven Personal Colours are light in intensity, there are three very intense Colours that are also extremely becoming and this bright, warm orange red is one of them. When Angelina is seeking a strong Colour, this intense red is a very good choice.

About Fire Colouring

Peach is one of Emma Stone’s seven Personal Colours. This light, warm, clear Colour is an Alternate Colour for Emma, because it diverges from the normal attributes of Fire Colours, which are intense, warm and clear. Emma’s Colouring is also intense, warm and clear.

An Element Colour: Clear Warm Peach

Emma’s peach is light, clear and warm. In Emma’s case, clear Colours work best with her golden, clear skin tones. The peach that Emma is wearing enhances her Colouring and makes her skin glow. Everyone’s personal Colours include warm and cool, intense and light Colours. In only one case does Emma wear a Colour that is not clear, and that is her Style Colour, which in her case is light, muted and warm. All seven of Emma’s Personal Colours are wonderfully becoming to her skin, making her skin look radiant and clear.

About Water Colouring

Rihanna is wearing orange-red, an intense Colour that is one of her seven Personal Colours. Rihanna’s Colouring is light, clear and cool. Orange-red, an intense Colour, deviates from the lightness of her Colouring because it is her Style Colour.

The Style Colour: Orange-Red

Orange-red is clear, warm and intense. In Rihanna’s case, all her Colours are clear. Everyone’s personal Colours include warm and cool, intense and light Colours. The Style Colour is always opposite in intensity to the Prime Colour, so people who wear light Water Colours will always have a Style Colour that is intense. Orange-red is Rihanna’s Style Colour and is truly beautiful against her light clear cool Colouring.

About Earth Colouring

Burgundy is the Prime Colour for Julianne Moore, who wears Colours that are intense, cool and muted. Intense, cool, muted Colours are known as Earth Colours. Julianne has Earth Colouring.

The Prime Colour: Burgundy

Because Burgundy is her Prime Colour, it brings Julianne’s complexion to life, really maximizing the impact of her beautiful Earth Colouring. Burgundy is one of seven Colours that have this impressive effect on her skin tone. Because of her Style and Artistic Type, Julianne’s Colours are influenced to be more intense, more clear and cooler than the palette would typically dictate.

About Earth Colouring

Julianne Moore wears Earth Colours, typically intense, cool and muted. One of her signature Colours is Forest Green, the complementary to Burgundy. Although Forest Green is one of her warm Colours, her version of it is intense, cool and muted.

Forest Green

The high intensity of this muted Forest Green is very becoming to her intense Colouring. Her skin looks clear and radiant. Because of Julianne’s Style and Artistic Type, all of her Colours are more intense, more clear and cooler than they would be otherwise.

About Water Colouring

Amanda Seifred is wearing ruby, an intense Colour that is one of her seven Personal Colours. Amanda’s Colouring is light, clear and cool. Because ruby, an intense Colour, deviates from the lightness of her Colouring, it is an Alternate Colour for Amanda.

Ruby Red

Ruby is clear, warm and intense. In Amanda’s case, all her Colours are clear. Everyone’s personal Colours include warm and cool, intense and light Colours. As an Alternate Colour for Amanda, this intense ruby is a stunning Colour next to her skin, making it glow with radiance and clarity.

About Water Colouring

Amanda Seifred’s Colouring is cool, clear and light, and therefore she wears Water Colours. Like everyone who wears Water Colours, her Neutral is a version of white. In Amanda’s case, her best white is a soft white, also called an off white.

The Neutral: Off White

The Neutral is not exactly a Colour, but is instead a backdrop to the Colours that suit a person’s skin. Like everyone who wears Water Colours, Amanda can wear quite a lot of Contrast in her Colour schemes, so white can be combined with other Colours to create high Contrast. White can also be very effective when worn alone, as you can see here, since the Neutral is very becoming to the skin. Wearing her Neutral, off white, Amanda Seifred is glowingly beautiful.

About Air Colouring

Drew Barrymore has Air Colouring and her Prime Colour is ochre green. Drew’s basic Colour Personality is warm, muted and light in intensity. In Drew’s case, her Style and Artistic-Type influence her Colours to become slightly more intense, cooler and more muted. The bronze of Drew’s dress is slightly intense and extra muted. Drew is stunning in this bronze, one of her Personal Colours. Not only does her skin glow, but her hair and eyes are also enhanced.

About Air Colouring

Drew Barrymore looks amazing in grape, a deep reddish purple that is one of her seven Personal Colours. Drew’s Colouring is light, muted and warm. Because grape, an intense Colour, deviates from the lightness of her Colouring, it is an Alternate Colour for Drew. Not only is grape one of Drew’s intense Colours, it is also one of her cool Colours. Everyone’s Personal Colour Palette includes both cool and warm Colours. This cool, intense, muted grape beautifully enhances Drew’s skin, making it glow with radiance and clarity.

Color

Carey Mulligan wears Fire Colours, specifically Yellow Fire Colours. Yellow is her Prime Colour, and as you can see from the photo, it is a wonderful colour choice for her. Against the yellow of her dress, her skin is radiant, clear and glowing. Fire Colours are intense, clear and warm. Carey’s Style and Artistic Type affect her Colours. Carey’s colours are influenced to be slightly lighter, slightly cooler and slightly more muted than standard Fire Colours. This beautiful muted yellow is one of seven amazing colours in Carey’s personal array of colours.

Color

Blake Lively has the clear, cool, light Colouring that is typical of all people who wear Water Colours. Blake’s Prime Colour is sky blue, one of three possible Prime Colours in Water. Blake’s Colours are altered by her Style and Artistic Type, becoming extra light, extra cool and slightly muted. This beautiful light, cool sky blue is so astonishing against Blake’s skin because it is her Prime Colour. Against the cool, light, sky blue, her skin is glowing. The Prime Colour is just one of seven amazing Colours in every person’s personal array of Colours.

1. Focal Point

The Refined Dramatic Focal Point is the fingertip, hinted at by the trailing sash. The dropped shoulder achieves the secondary Focal Point at the shoulder.

3. Line

This gown’s Omega (not fitted) Lines and V-neckline are excellent. The Fabric drapes in soft, unstructured folds at the shoulder and down the body.

2. Fabric

The skillfully and artistically draped folds of this beautiful chiffon gown help to overcome the Fabric have unbalanced weave and overly light weight.

4. Ornament

Ornament a low priority for this Style. The wavy tendrils of hair work well as Ornament, which does not need to match or even allude to the garments.

1. Focal Point

The True Dramatic Focal Point, at the wrist, is effectively marked in this ensemble by the wide matching bracelet worn asymmetrically on one arm.

3. Ornament

The clean lines and matching white Colours of the Ornaments establish necessary rhythm as well as an important monochromatic Colour scheme.

2. Line

The narrow or Alpha Silhouette, straight clean Lines and extended sharp shoulders make this dress a wonderful choice for the True Dramatic.

4. Fabric

Smooth finishes, medium weights and firm, balanced weaves allow this dress to achieve a wonderful statement of the True Dramatic Style.

1. Focal Point

One of the dark stripes on the skirt appears to mark the upper thigh Focal Point of the Elaborate Natural. A stronger Focal Point would be better.

3. Line

The clean, unobstructed Lines of this skirt and top, in conjunction with the square neckline and wide straps, perfectly define the Style.

2. Fabric

Soft, heavy, textured Fabrics in unbalanced weaves are the mainstay of the Elaborate Natural Style, achieved wonderfully here.

4. Ornament

Ornament that is large in scale; that does not match the garments; that is worn low on the body; adds a great accent to this Elaborate Natural ensemble.

1. Focal Point

The first horizontal line of the underskirt of this fabulous ball gown indicates the lower hip Focal Point of the Elaborate Classic.

3. Line

The generally Alpha (fitted) character of the Elaborate Classic is apparent in the very tight bodice and is referenced by the narrow straps and back detail.

2. Fabric

All the important Fabric qualities for this Style are here: firm, balanced weaves; smooth and shiny finishes; and slightly heavy fabric weights.

4. Ornament

The White Flower in the hair, worn appropriately low at the back of the head, would be even more awesome if it did not match the ensemble.

1. Focal Point

The Focal Point for The Elaborate Gamine is the hip, in this look it is achieved with the black hot pants underneath the dress.

3. Line

Line is a very interesting element for The Elaborate Gamine. It is best when their silhouettes break into three parts, bracketing the Focal Point.

2. Fabric

Fabrics for The Elaborate Gamine are best when they're soft and textured. This look is a great example of how effective texture is for this style.

4. Ornament

Ornament is a wild card for The Elaborate Gamine. Accessories don't necessarily have to match and can be quite bold. A bold accessory would enhance this ensemble.

1. Focal Point

The separates in this True Natural outfit meet at the slightly dropped waist Focal Point of this Style, giving the Focal Point great attention.

3. Ornament

The narrow belt repeats the Colour of the skirt and also reiterates the slim Alpha Silhouette, establishing rhythm of Ornament in an important way.

2. Line

The narrow Alpha Silhouette combines with side-to-side interest and a high crew neckline, all elements that define the True Natural Style.

4. Fabric

Fabrics should be medium in weight, lightly textured and matte, soft and of balanced weave, as you see here, except that the skirt is slightly too firm.

1. Focal Point

This dress conforms naturally to the human body, providing the emphasis at the waist that is the True Classic Focal Point.

3. Line

Vertical emphasis combines with a defined high scoop neckline and a natural shoulder line to express the True Classic Silhouette.

2. Fabric

Fabrics for the True Classic are most becoming when they are of balanced weave with slight texture and also balanced between soft and firm.

4. Ornament

The importance of rhythmical matching in Ornaments such as earrings, gloves and handbag, is visible in this wonderful True Classic ensemble.

1. Focal Point

This wide belt emphatically and appropriately expresses the slightly raised-waist Focal Point of the True Gamine.

3. Fabric

Fabrics for the True Gamine need to be lightweight; firm rather than soft; with a smooth finish; and of balanced weave. As you see, prints are very effective.

2. Ornament

The matching black belt, sunglasses and headscarf show wonderful rhythm of Ornament; the angled ends of the headscarf even repeat the shape of the print.

4. Line

The peplum top establishes the Omega Silhouette for the True Gamine. The horizontal print and wide collar substitute for the normal square neckline.

1. Focal Point

The collar and cuffs bracket the Focal Point (the bottom of the rib cage), but a more emphatic emphasis would strengthen the Refined Natural Style.

3. Ornament

Ornament for the Refined Natural should always express rhythm or matching. The matching fur collar and cuffs double as Ornament here.

2. Line

The Narrow Alpha Silhouette is revealed in the slim sleeves and fitted bodice. A side-to-side differentiation is partially achieved with the side slit of the skirt.

4. Fabric

Print combinations are a key element of the Refined Natural Aesthetic. Fabrics are firm, textured, of balanced weave, matte and medium in weight.

1. Focal Point

The pleated panels cross at the high waist Focal Point in this stunningly graceful Refined Classic evening gown.

3. Fabric

There are few Fabrics more effective than silk for the Refined Classic, since it combines softness, light weight, a balanced weave and a slight sheen.

2. Ornament

Although the lace headscarf and earrings are effective, the true Ornament here is the beautiful pleating of the silk fabric that is carried throughout.

4. Line

The gentle Omega Silhouette is visible in the full pleated skirt and the wide panel-straps of the bodice. The pleating also adds detail.

1. Focal Point

The empire waistline is the Focal Point of the Refined Gamine. This dress is gathered under the bodice but the waistline would be even better a little higher.

3. Ornament

The Earrings relate well to the dress but the necklace really doesn’t, reducing its effectiveness because the Ornamental rhythm is missing.

2. Line

A narrow Alpha Silhouette and side to side differentiation are both distinctly visible in this wonderful Refined Gamine dress.

4. Fabric

Fabrics for the Refined Gamine need to be medium in weight, firm rather than soft, smooth rather than textured, and of balanced weave, as you see here.

1. Focal Point

The low, scooped neckline establishes the Focal Point at the chest and the stunning fur piece emphasizes it even more.

3. Fabric

Lightweight, balanced-weave, soft textured Fabrics are most effective. Monochromatic Colour schemes drastically boost the power of the ensemble.

2. Ornament

Ornament for the True Romantic is achieved through the glamour addition of this fur stole, but the matching sunglasses and large scale necklace add too.

4. Line

Simplicity of Line and a narrow skirt are completely transformed by the addition of the matching fur piece with its Omega silhouette.

1. Focal Point

The strong halter neckline brings an effortless and very appropriate emphasis to the throat Focal Point of the Elaborate Romantic.

3. Fabric

The lightweight, smooth soft Fabric works beautifully here. The contrast of white fur with black would work even better if the fur contained both white and black.

2. Ornament

The black band at the neck substitutes for a necklace in this glamorous evening jumpsuit. The metallic earrings and belt buckle match and also harmonize with the white fur.

4. Line

The narrow Alpha Silhouette with a wide Omega element at the bodice that is achieved by the glamorous fur is the ideal Silhouette for this type of Elaborate Romantic.