Set aside the age-old assumption that some colors simply do not look good on your skin tone. We gathered hues that will complement your skin tone no matter what it is.
We’ve heard it before: some colors are just not right for your skin tone. Well, it’s time to retire the outdated idea. In more modern times, the colors of the clothes we wear are simply ways to flatter us. With a whole spectrum to pick a shade from, there’s no easy way of telling which works for what skin tone and what doesn’t. So, we gathered 5 universally flattering colors that look fantastic for every skin tone.
White is the ultimate color — it’s a combination of all and nothing at all! This makes this color a universal pick for all skin tones. It’s clean, pristine, and effortlessly elegant without trying. You can wear white no matter where you are as well — be it in the city or the beach. This color will definitely make styling a lot easier.
Our Picks: The Perle Midi Dress is perfect for your next trip to the French Riviera. Made from high-quality cotton crinkle, this dress is light and easy to wear. It features hand-pleated details, a cinched waist, and tiered skirting.
Bring out the bohemian spirit on your day with the Anaïs Blouse. It’s a breezy top with long billowy sleeves and intricate embroidery all over it. Pair it with linen shorts or high-waisted trousers for a chic look.
There’s nothing sleeker than the Sueli Dress in white. This dress is simple and is made from stripe knit fabric. You can wear it in both casual and dressier settings with its halter neckline, low back, and adjustable back straps.
You can never go wrong with a little white dress — the little white Sei Dress. It packs a surprise with a simple design in front and an open knot detail at the back. It’s perfect for afternoon cocktails or formal get-togethers.
A good old nude goes a long way for every skin tone. What’s great about nude shades is that that they’re a natural hue. We see it basically everywhere, and that’s what’s makes it easy for skin tones to work with. It will never wash out pale skin colors, and it greatly compliments darker skin tones.
Our picks: The Faiza Dress in Beige is a perfect choice for skin color. This dress is versatile as it transforms to two different looks — open and plunging or crossing at the front with a cut-out in the cleavage area.
If you prefer a classic design, the Aurea Dress in Taupe will give you just that. It’s a classic silhouette with a flattering halter neckline. The strategically placed cut-outs in the waist area, a low back, and side slits give this piece a unique spin on the classic halter dress.
Bring your fashion game to a new level of class with the Giselle Dress in Sand. It has a plunging neckline that serves as a perfect canvas for long necklaces — not to mention an excellent way to show off a fresh tan. Flattering your frame is a knot at the waist.
Looking for a top that you can take from corporate mornings to more casual evenings? The Knitted Tank in Naturale is light and perfect for all seasons, occasions, and skin tones. It features a low V neckline and back, and a band at the hem that looks great tucked in or out.
3. Reds & Oranges
Between the two, red is most fitting to any skin tone. Orange, on the other hand, is a bit trickier to work with. If you have a cool skin tone, put on either a muted shade or a brilliant orange. While these shades also work great for warm skin tones, richer and burnt orange colors complement it best.
Our picks: The Kimee Dress in Orange Spice is a great example of a rich orange hue. It’s perfect for the summer with a bandeau style and a cut-out in the ab area. Adding a little bit of flair to this midi-length dress is an asymmetrical side knot.
A bit on the burnt side, the Estee Linen Top and Pants in turmeric are the perfect loungewear for you. It’s breezy, made from 100% linen. It has charming tie-up shoulder straps and a deep V-neckline for a cool at-home look.
In brilliant rust, the Audrey Top and Shorts are a great way to keep cool during the summer. The top shows off that décolletage with a deep placket. Meanwhile, the shorts highlight a front-pleat detail with fabric button closures.
Now, for a red you will remember, the Bamboo Wide Leg Jumpsuit comes in a luxurious wine hue and an ultra-feminine silhouette. It’s great for both urban and resort engagements with its waist-low neckline, open back, and billowy sleeves.
Blush is more than just pinks. It’s a great shade that doesn’t only flatter any skin tone but also brings out the natural flush of your skin. It ranges from a demure pink to something that leans more on the nude side of the spectrum. This color works wonders in effortlessly showing off your natural skin color.
Our picks: The simplicity of the Chloé Maxi Dress in Rose is an elegant choice for just about any occasion. It features adjustable straps, a plunging V neckline, and a sexy low back. The self-cinching waist with smocking at the back also works great with the flowy-tiered skirt for a little drama.
Dreamy as can be, the Aurora Dress will definitely add flair to your beachy weekends. Made from rayon voile, it has a low rounded neckline with gathering details. It also features an inverted V-shaped back and trendy adjustable thin straps.
Need something for your next formal engagement? Pre-order the Margaux Maxi Dress for a sophisticated yet sultry look. This dress cinches to the waist and has a plunging neckline to show off a bit of skin. The tiered and ruffled skirting adds even more feminine touch to the dress.
Crafted from 100% bamboo krinkle fabric, the Bamboo Button Down Maxi comes in a subtle blush hue. It features a feminine and flowy silhouette. The dress has long sleeves and a gathered waist to flatter your figure.
You can never go wrong with black. It’s the ultimate color that works wonders for all skin tones. Not only that, but black is also great for both casual and formal settings! Need we say more?
Our picks: The Camille Midi Dress could be the only dress you need this season. It’s flowy, sultry, and incredibly graceful. It features a low V neckline with metal bugle bead trimmings for a little bit of glitz.
Whether it’s brunch or a corporate meeting, the Marion Blouse will leave the room speechless with its dignified charm. You can wear it flowy and open or closed and knotted. It has slightly voluminous long sleeves and an overall pleated design to give the top a bit of drama.
You’ll never see a cut-out dress quite like the Cosette Dress. It has a low neckline and cut-outs in the midriff area that will surely catch all attention. With its thin straps and adjustable knot at the back, it’s also subtly adorable for future date nights.
Forget regular old camis with the Noir Cami. This top has elegant thin, self-tying straps tocontrol how low or high the neckline is. It’s a chic piece that wears with a pair of linen pants — perfect for casual and even office settings.
Finding the right color for your skin tone shouldn’t be that hard. Every shade shares just the right amount of warmth and coolness, making anything virtually complimentary to all skin tones. At the end of the day, it’s in the way we carry ourselves.
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