On the eve of his master class in GUM, which will be held on December 9 and will be dedicated to “Dress codes of success”, Evelina Khromtchenko gave an exclusive interview to our website. The fashion expert told all about the most relevant shades of the season.
“Marsala” is the most relevant color today, which will be popular this winter, and next spring and summer. This shade has several gradations. By itself, “Marsala” is the color of wine that is produced in Sicily. It is slightly different from “Bordeaux” in that it has a rather warm undertone. This circumstance somewhat complicates the situation, because cold burgundy goes to many people, but warm burgundy – “Marsala” – can “grow up”. And if the fashionable “Marsala” did not suit you personally, you should not worry about this. Look for other options that will definitely suit you.
For example, the shade “cinnamon”. It is even warmer, tending towards brown chocolate, but still the red component in it is much more active.
Or another shade – “bull’s heart”, rich red, tomato, the same luxurious shade that the famous tomatoes can boast of. It is also easy to recognize. “Bull’s heart” really suits almost everyone.
For those who do not understand all these frills (“marsala”, “cinnamon”, “bullheart”), there is a classic red, quite bright, without any additions or shades. It’s not scarlet, it’s not burgundy. This is the color of red lipstick and red nail polish. And it is also relevant this season. I would just not advise actively mixing it with black. But complementing red with black is very possible. At the same time, I recommend choosing: the dose of red in your suit should always be greater than the dose of black. In general, the dramatic combination of red and black, so fashionable in past seasons, characteristic of the 80s, is already beginning to fade into the background.
In addition to black, red goes well with gray in different shades. Gray boots, shoes, ankle boots, tight gray tights will look great with red.
Dark green is also excellently completed with red. Like burgundy. Any other shades of red are suitable for red, I also noticed this Yves Saint Laurentcombining red, scarlet, pink and orange inside one set.
Orange, which can also be called one of the actual colors of this winter, can be safely mixed with red.
Yolk is a very popular shade of yellow this winter. Yellow is, in principle, a rather nasty color, it doesn’t suit everyone, but, fortunately, this season offers us this option, which saves the situation. By the way, next summer the most popular will be all shades of exotic fruits – mango, papaya, passion fruit. In the meantime, you should pay attention to the color of the egg yolk, hard-boiled or raw.
Whitened yellow is also still in trend. As well as shades reminiscent of mustard, honey, amber. By the way, these colors will be very positively perceived in the summer.
“Lemon”. This is an insidious color that can be used once. It is quite difficult to imagine that you can walk constantly in a lemon-colored dress. This is not black, not blue, and not even burgundy. Such a “lemon” image is very memorable for others. So it’s hard to wear.
Green. Two of its shades are in fashion – the color of the Christmas tree and the color of the sea wave. Both are pretty dense. The color of the tree is warm. This is the shade of a champagne bottle, muted, even having a certain marsh hue. Forget about those silver fir trees that grow near the Kremlin. Remember the standard Christmas trees from an ordinary forest.
The color of the sea wave is a cold green. This season, he has a rather specific shade, which was dubbed “The Bay of Biscay.” The name, of course, is beautiful and exotic, but no one has ever seen the shade of the waters of the Bay of Biscay in our latitudes. Therefore, I propose to call it the color of the sea wave in the old fashioned way. Everyone will understand what is at stake. But this color of the sea wave is not light joyful, not turquoise, but rather dark, dramatic, winter.
Classic blue is also in trend. The one that reminds us of the boring school uniform. Fashionable combination: blue with black. This is not typical for Russia, they are only now beginning to get used to it in our country. But the French have always loved him, considered him elegant. A blue jacket worn with black trousers or vice versa indicates today that we have a very fashionable woman in front of us. Just do not forget, please, accessories that will give splendor to the whole look. For example, bright buttons or a lapel brooch.
Small pink. This topical shade perfectly refreshes the skin and is recommended for older women. By the way, small pink, but with an even more obvious white component, we will pick it up later in the summer season.
White. Incredibly popular this winter. And you should not be afraid of it: after all, there are washing machines and dry cleaners. Remember, white has many shades. Therefore, I warn you, be careful with snow-white. Every time you wear something pure white, be sure to put a layer of color between that white and your face. This will help you avoid unflattering comparisons between your teeth and that white color. But all warm shades of white are completely safe. For example, ivory, eggshell color.
Blue this season should be reminiscent of the delicate color of a newborn boy’s diaper. It is a bleached shade, often with a warm component. Small blue is extremely convenient in a complete set. Like gray, it goes with literally everything. Things of pale blue color can be bought safely, this is a good investment.
Combination of black and white. Modern designers cannot do without it. It can be worn both during the day and in the evening. Recently at one of the premieres of the new James Bond film Monica Bellucci just appeared before the public in a white blouse and black skirt. And this is not an exception, but rather the rule. Recently, one of the stars is constantly posing on the red carpet in black and white. So this combination has great prospects.
And finally, silver and gold. On the eve of the New Year, we can not forget about the two main brilliant colors for a festive exit. Silver and gold are good for evening gowns on the floor, and for small cocktail dresses.
Silver is in fashion today, modest, not bright, reminiscent of a pattern on a frosty window. Such silver has a shine, but it is imperceptible, dull. In trend and as if aged silver.
And here is gold… Yellow gold, which is associated with a candy wrapper, a little bit of mint, is relevant. Crinkled fabrics with a golden sheen and an interesting rich relief are popular. The second trend: red gold, rather a copper shade, it refreshes the complexion well. Here you need to be careful for those who have blood vessels close to the skin. Copper gold in this case can create the effect that you just ran cross-country or stood in the kitchen for a long time at the stove.