Red and Red Orange
The color of blood and fire. It is associated with -
Very emotionally intense color and is said to enhance human metabolism, increase respiration rate, and raise blood pressure. It is the primary color at the very top of the rainbow that gradually becomes red-orange then orange and so on. There are many shades of red as there are of all the colors because it is a spectrum or rather a gradient scale.
Reds are ideal colors for evening wear and also for business if you want to exude strength, power, and determination. Powerful businessmen will often wear a red necktie and businesswomen will wear a red "power suit".
Orange and Yellow-Orange
The color orange has long been associated with -
sexuality, and freedom
These are ideal colors to wear if you work in a creative field or with people and want to appear warm, happy, creative, and approachable. Great for sportswear and casual clothing as well.
The meanings behind this warm cheerful hue are pretty interesting. On one hand, yellow stands for -
On the other hand, it can represent cowardice and deceit. Ever hear someone referred to as "yellow-bellied"? It's pretty much the equivalent of "scaredy-cat". This is why it is important to wear your most flattering shade of yellow.
If you feel that yellow is too bold of a color for you to wear on its own - adding even just a touch of yellow as an accent can help uplift any outfit. Think of it as a lovely ray of sunshine peeking through the clouds.
The same can be said for using this color in decor. You could paint your walls or the exterior of your home in this bright cheerful hue or just use it as an accent (i.e. pillows, curtains, dishes, a vase, a door or trim).
A vibrant shade that is a mix of... you guessed it! Yellow and green. Since it is a combination it is considered a tertiary color or combination of a primary color + a secondary color. The meanings behind this vibrant hue include a combination of the meanings behind yellow and green since it is a combination of the two. Optimism
Wealth and Joy
However, just like most colors, it has its negative connotations as well...
Of course, here we are focusing on the positive attributes when it comes to utilizing this color in your wardrobe and again why it is so important to wear your very best version of this color. The ideal color for the health and wellness industry, gardening/landscaping, as well as financial industries.
Green and Blue-Green
Green is one color that is nearly impossible to avoid, not that you would want to. It is one of if not the most prominent colors found in nature.
The meanings behind these two colors are as follows -
Ideal colors for health/wellness, spas, gardening/landscaping, and environmental industries.
Blue and Blue-Violet
Wear blue or blue-violet if you want to come across as...
Cool and calm
Peaceful and intelligent
Ideal colors for health/wellness, spas, hotels, and tech industries.
Violet and Red-Violet
The meanings behind these two colors and the look that is projected when you wear them is as follows -
Keep the above in mind when wearing either one of these hues. These can be good colors to wear to a job interview, an important meeting, or event.
These are good colors for spiritual and creative/artistic areas of work. Luxury hotels, spas, or beauty brands. Great for design industries as well.