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getting your colours done

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Abitrary, 17 May 2008.

  1. Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    A bloke I used to work with got his colours done, i.e. you go to a stylist and they look at your hair and eye colour... skin tone etc. and tell you what colours suit you best. I must admit he looked pretty sharp from after he got it done, but it cost a fortune, like hundreds for a couple of hours.

    Summer's here and I need to get down to debenhams for some threads, but I'm also getting a new suite of furniture... and as luck should have it, I may be able to indirectly influence the colour of the new pool cars at work.

    Just wondering whether anyone has had their colours done and whether they thought it was worth it?
     
  2. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
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    Sounds poofy to me ! You a fella or a girl ?
     
  3. OP
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    Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    There's nothing wrong with wanting to look your best.
     
  4. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    Sounds a bit like feng shui to me. I'm sceptical of it being false psychology. Part of why you think you look your best is because they've conditioned you to think you look your best. Furthermore, I don't see why this information isn't downloadable off the internet. If a certain set of colours look good together, they look good together no matter what person is wearing them. You don't need a stylist to look at you personally to tell you what colours go well together.
     
  5. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

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    If you bat for the other side or are a girl ;) :smile:
     
  6. OP
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    Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Yeah, I know, there's probably even software to do it these days. This bloke swore by it though... well it lifted his spirits. He did work in sales though. I feel like a little treat for myself is in order.
     
  7. twentysix by twentyfive

    twentysix by twentyfive Clinging on tightly

    Location:
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    Some new bike bits perhaps? ;) Rather than a load of old codswallop? :smile:
     
  8. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    sauna might be better.
     
  9. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    Get some stuff for the bike instead.......
     
  10. Mr Pig

    Mr Pig New Member

    Location:
    North Lanarkshire
    Ok, but do you really need to pay someone to figure out how? What you look good in should be the kind of advice you get for free from family, friends, staff in shops and a modicum of common sense when you look in the mirror!

    The world is going daft. We have a friend who is all excited about the idea of taking her granddaughter to cookery class so she can learn how to make cupcakes! When I was a kid grandmas taught kids to make cupcakes in their own kitchen, for the price of a bag of flour!

    My advice, wear what makes 'you' feel good. If you dress for other people it, and pay a lot of attention to what other people think of your appearance, it screws you up. Vanity turns your clothes into a noose that constricts your soul, just be you.
     
  11. OP
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    Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    Hehe, and a little visit to the STD clinic 2 months later no doubt. Thanks but I'll see what other people say about the colours thing.
     
  12. bonj2

    bonj2 Guest

    what colors do you think i should be wearing then abitrary?
     
  13. OP
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    Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    I think it depends on eye and hair colour and skin tone, but I don't think those are the only factors. That's why I'd suggest you go to a specialist as well if you really want to know.
     
  14. OP
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    Abitrary

    Abitrary New Member

    I guess I know what you mean, but it's just the world we live in. I'm not saying we owe a debt to the world to look good, but I think at least making the effort can open doors for you that wouldn't be there otherwise.
     
  15. TVC

    TVC Living La Mala Vida

    If you really want to know what colours suit you then ask a woman or a gay mate - they are both genetically programmed to know these things, and the advice comes free. Just don't take up their offer to go shopping with you.