Violet is a deep shade of blue with a touch of deep pink. It includes many shades, from pastel to rich. These include lilac, lavender, grape, purple, plum, eggplant, dark and gray purple. It is closely related to the subconscious and stimulates a connection with it on a deeper level.
Who is purple for?
In clothing, classic purple is versatile. It suits both brunettes and blondes. It favorably emphasizes tanned skin, but its dark tones are not recommended for fair-skinned girls. Its shades are very numerous. They are suitable for owners of different color types.
“Spring” (blond hair and eyes, transparent skin with freckles) goes with light, warm shades. This is amethyst, a purple color with red and gray undertones. The look is completed with gold jewelry.
“Summer” is the most common color type, which is characterized by light brown hair, fair skin and eyes. Among the shades of purple, violet, cold and bright tones with a gray, lilac tint are appropriate, which will favorably emphasize the features of appearance. They harmoniously combine with green or turquoise alloys and white gold.
The warm “autumn” color type is distinguished by golden skin color, hair with a reddish tint and light or brown eyes. Rich shades of ripe berries are appropriate - plum, blackberry, blueberry, purple with a red tint. These colors look organic in combination with jewelry in the copper, yellow, orange, red, and terracotta palette.
“Winter” is considered the sexiest and brightest color type of appearance. Characterized by black hair, dark eyes and dark or porcelain skin. In clothing, it is recommended to use dark shades that highlight the appearance. This is who the color purple suits perfectly. It is appropriate to use blue, violet, and red tones in the details of the image. Pearl and silver jewelry will go well with this outfit.
What is purple combined with?
It looks great in makeup, interiors and clothing with almost all colors. Purple is in harmony with gray, which under its influence begins to play with new colors, white, black, pale pink, lemon, heavenly. Designers and stylists love to combine violet with shades of its spectrum - lavender, purple, amethyst. It should be remembered that dark shades balance out bright or pastel colors favorably. These are the colors purple goes with.
Light purple color
The combination of its light tone with blue is called lilac. It also includes pale lilac and amethyst, lavender and purple, violet and blue-lilac. These shades look harmoniously on the owners of the "winter" and "spring" color types. But combining them with other tones is very difficult. They are mainly combined with pastels - emerald, turquoise, mint, azure, bright yellow, gold and silver. The combination of purple should look harmonious, so it is important to evaluate the image as a whole, and not its individual elements.
Bright purple color
It's called purple. It is a combination of purple with a hint of hot pink. Clothes of this shade are considered festive attire. But it is not suitable for everyone, because it tends to visually expand objects. Violet bright color looks good on girls with contrasting appearance (black hair and porcelain skin).
The combination with purple in clothes of other shades should be balanced. Brightness should be subdued with muted tones. Purple goes well with grey, maize, peach and pink. Blends perfectly with black and beige, graphite.
Purple color in clothes
It can be combined with different colors - from the darkest to the brightest sunny shades. Here's what purple is combined with in clothes:
- White... This duet is very fond of brides. Violet is used to decorate the bodice or hem of the dress; it is used in accessories. Calm contrast perfectly emphasizes the delicate image.
- Black... Its combination with purple is appropriate at any event, including a business meeting. It looks a little gloomy, but it all depends on the chosen shade of purple.
- Red... It enhances the brightness of violet or emphasizes its tenderness.
- Green and mint... This combination is often found in nature. It is recommended to choose warm shades of green for "spring" and "autumn", and cold shades for "summer" and "winter".
- Brown... The combination of blueberry and chocolate looks advantageous.
- Beige... Under its influence, purple becomes soft and warm. The combination is ideal for a business, evening or cocktail look.
- Orange... The tandem looks unusual and interesting. The brightness of the orange is enhanced next to rich and pastel purple tones. When choosing orange, you should choose its light colors.
- Yellow... Its muted shades are appropriate. A sunny color will accentuate the different tones of purple.
- Blue and cyan... A romantic combination that harmonizes with white and beige details.
- Pink... In combination with purple, it looks gentle and feminine. Pink-purple models are complemented with ruffles and frills.
For an everyday look, dark, muted shades of this color are suitable - blackberry, for example. Its bright varieties are appropriate for festive looks. Geometric and floral prints in purple tones look very stylish, complemented by pastel colors or white. A fashionable purple coat in an oversized, cape or classic style can be combined with different shades - red, azure, gray, blue, beige, green, orange.
This year, checkered models, decorated with fur, with cropped arms like elongated vests will be in demand. It is recommended to combine them with jeans or leggings (including leather ones), a pencil skirt, or a sheath dress. Short models are good in combination with classic trousers. As a top, you can choose a loose jumper or blouse. Floor-length models are universal, so they fit with any clothes.
These are mainly models for evening and business stylistic directions of laconic design. Since they themselves are a bright accent in the image, they are complemented with a minimal amount of jewelry. Plain products, geometric prints, checks and stripes are popular. They are complemented by black, pale pink or beige shoes, but daring women of fashion can try on shoes or sandals in green, yellow or azure.
It is better to choose a clutch or handbag to match the shoes. Accessories and purple shades are appropriate. But they should be different from the tone of the outfit.
Mostly purple evening dresses are sewn. Decorate them with ruffles, frills, bows, which are fashionable this season. Asymmetric cut and layering of fabrics, which give the silhouette weightlessness, visually slimmer are in fashion. The real adornment of these products is the ombre technique, which was appreciated by fashion designers.
Popular models this season include pencil, layered midi, and sun skirt. For special occasions and summer walks, ankle length is appropriate. Fashionistas choose curvy models with an asymmetrical cut. What to wear with a purple skirt? It can be combined with T-shirts and tops, as well as with shirts, blouses and jumpers in pastel shades.
Jackets, denim and leather jackets, cardigans look great with purple skirts. From footwear it is recommended to give preference to classic shoes or sandals. In the cold season, boots and boots are appropriate.
Casual models are combined with polo shirts, T-shirts, jumpers and other products in light shades. If the bottom is solid, the top can be decorated with a decor or print. Designers advise complementing the look with a jacket, vest, jacket or cardigan. In addition to sandals and shoes from shoes, you can choose loafers, boots, moccasins or ankle boots.
Dark purple pants are also appropriate in the office. In this case, they should be supplemented with a shirt or blouse of a discreet tone - beige, for example. A purple trouser suit with a classic blouse is also appropriate. But in this case, it is better to "dilute" the image with bright shoes or an accessory. Purple trousers for a date are appropriate to combine with light translucent blouses, tops in pastel shades. Tight trousers require a loose top - and vice versa.
A beautiful purple color can be made a bright accent of the image. Long sleeveless jacket is in trend. It is combined with dresses, skirts, jeans and trousers in pastel or contrasting shades. A business-style jacket should be combined with black and white clothing. A solid purple jacket is good in combination with a dress with a geometric or ethnic motif.
Monochrome loose models with ruffles, flounces, asymmetric sleeves or sleeveless are in fashion. Stylish purple is appropriate to combine with gray and black trousers. This is a laconic and discreet tandem. Fashionistas who love more daring solutions can wear blouses of this shade with deep red, orange, emerald, turquoise. Trousers and skirts of other shades of purple are appropriate.
This year, the trend is monokini, one-piece and one-piece models, decorated with ruffles, flounces, lace inserts. The purple color favorably emphasizes an even tan, therefore it is relevant in the summer. But for owners of white skin, it is better to avoid its light shades. They can make her look sick. In general, the classic purple color in women's clothing is universal, but its shades are very capricious.
Shoes or boots of this shade are very popular. But what clothes should you combine them with? The main thing is not with fabric of the same tone, otherwise the fashionista risks turning into a solid purple spot. Shoes of this color go well with almost any shade. If a bright dress is chosen to match the shoes, it is recommended to “dilute” the image with pastels - a delicate clutch or jacket.
Boots can be combined with outerwear of a similar shade, but in a different tone. Purple shoes are successfully complemented by black and white, as well as pink, blue and lemon.
This is an accessory that should be chosen with special care. Purple women's bags can be combined with different colors. And it is not at all necessary to match them with shoes of a similar color. Much depends on the tone of the handbag. For example, deep purple goes well with golden brown and green clothing. Handbags and clutches are in harmony with jeans and light tops, cardigans, coats and dresses of various shades. Accessories of this color are appropriate in the cold season.
Purple hair color
Choosing a paint in this shade is a great way to add boldness and mystery to an image. But it's important to choose the right tone. Delicate purple color looks great on women of different ages and builds. But you need to consider the type of appearance.
Blondes with fair skin and eyes should opt for delicate shades of purple: lavender, lilac.
Dark-skinned brunettes are recommended to combine it with other tones, so ash-purple hair color is ideal.
Fair-haired should stay on strawberries, raspberries, fuchsia.
Its different shades are actively used in nail art. A rich purple monochrome manicure is in demand - it does not need any additions. But this season, experts prefer to combine it with a minimum amount of sparkles and rhinestones. Purple nails look great in combination with black and pink, especially in the gradient technique. Matte finishes and rub-in powder are still in demand.