What the colour of your clothes says about you

Ever wondered what the colour of your favourite Dress or Shirt said about you?? Colour is a stimulant and wearing certain colours can promote certain feelings.

Below is a chart of what some colours represent.


The serene shade soothes the person wearing it and makes the people around them feel at ease, say researchers at the University of British Columbia. Tranquil blue causes the body to produce calming chemical, it also symbolises loyalty.

Red is the most emotionally intense colour it represents the colour of love and passion. It stimulates faster heartbeat and breathing. Psychologists at the University of Rochester found that men are more attracted to women wearing red.

Whenever you want to feel inspired, pull on something purple. This is a regal shade draws out the creative artist within, because it’s one of those colours that people either love or hate, wearing it sends the message that you’re a self-assured free thinker. It is feminine and Romantic.

Black is the universal colour of authority, Studies show that donning the dark colour can make other people perceive you as more powerful and competent. However if you wear too much black you may seem unapproachable.

This exuberant shade isn’t the best choice for a serious business meeting. Because it’s enthusiastic and inviting, you should wear it when you want to appear social, friendly, or approachable.

This hue puts you and others in a good mood, according to research from the Vrije University in Amsterdam. Green’s pleasant vibe comes from its connection to nature. “It instantly brings about feelings of peace and contentment,” says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute. Dark green is masculine, conservative and implies wealth.

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