The Single Most Flattering Color for Your Skin Tone – M & S
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The Single Most Flattering Color for Your Skin Tone

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If you’re looking to freshen up your wardrobe with clothing that complements your skin tone, you’ve come to the right place. We reached out to More Alive With Color author and Pantone Color Institute Director Leatrice Eiseman for her expert color-reading advice. With the help from Eiseman, we created a guide for you to easily find the color that’s best for your skin. From shades of blue to light ivory hues, Eiseman walks us through the best colors for a variety of different skin tones. Plus, we shopped out key pieces to update your wardrobe this spring. Keep reading to find your most flattering match.

"Very light, ivory skin tones are best enhanced by a subtle contrast, as in placid blues and blue-greens." — Leatrice Eiseman, author of More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below:
Available in sizes 14W to 24W.
"Olive skin tones are flattered by vibrant pinks and fuchsia—shades that will reflect some rosy glow against the skin." — Leatrice Eiseman, author of More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below:
Available in sizes 00 to 12.  Get up to 25% off with code GOBIG18. Offer valid February 27 to March 3. Exclusions apply.
"Neutral skins are boosted with some touch of pink, both warm and cool, especially in the blush-pink range." — Leatrice Eiseman, author of More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below:
Available in sizes 00 to 12. 
"This dusky, fair skin is most flattered by complementary lilac, lavender, and sparkling grape in the cooler range." — Leatrice Eiseman, author of More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below: 
Available in sizes XS to L. 
"This is another shade of olive-tone skin tone that looks dynamic in berry and wine tones—again it reflects a glow against a yellow-base skin." More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below: 
Available in sizes 0X to 3X. 
"Skin with warm golden undertones literally glimmer in sun-kissed corals and creamy peach tones." More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below:
Available in sizes XS to L.  Get up to 25% off with code GOBIG18. Offer valid February 27 to March 3. Exclusions apply.
"Natural skin tones with warm, concentrated color in them can handle classic neutral shades like cappuccino browns, khaki, and bleached sand tones." More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below: 
Available in sizes XS to L.  Get up to 25% off with code GOBIG18. Offer valid February 27 to March 3. Exclusions apply.
"Honeyed skin tones are enriched by apricot, tiger-lily oranges, creamy whites, and terra-cotta." More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below: 
Available in sizes XS to L.  Get up to 25% off with code GOBIG18. Offer valid February 27 to March 3. Exclusions apply.
"Dark skin tones are highly reflective and sparkle in jewel tones like amethyst, ruby, and turquoise." More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below: 
Available in sizes 0 to 12.  Get up to 25% off with code GOBIG18. Offer valid February 27 to March 3. Exclusions apply.
"Very deep skin tones can also wear jewel tones but are radiant with contrasting hues, especially cool aquas and snowy whites." More Alive With Color. Shop your shade below: 
Available in sizes 2 to 8.  Get up to 25% off with code GOBIG18. Offer valid February 27 to March 3. Exclusions apply. This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.


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