Some outfits with pastels

Some of my past outfits with pastels. Most show Angie's hints of choice of pastel and pairing with a dark neutral. Do any make me look washed out?

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  • Jane replied 1 year ago

    I love the dusky pink jeans! They blend with other pastel colours beautifully

    I don't think any make you look washed out.

  • The Cat replied 1 year ago

    So many lovely outfits! My favourites are #3, #10 and #11. The pale blouse in #2 could need a little more contrast.

  • CocoLion replied 1 year ago

    You are my icon.  You look amazing in all of them!

  • Mirjana replied 1 year ago

    Pastel colours are your palette and you really look wonderful on that colours Joy. You are always my inspiration for pastels .

  • Joyce B replied 1 year ago

    Pastels suit you very nicely. You don't look washed out at all in them.

  • cindysmith replied 1 year ago

    I love 7 so much! They're all cute.

  • rachylou replied 1 year ago

    7 is incredible! I love the top too on the last pic especially.

  • Sal replied 1 year ago

    You look terrific in pastels. For me one reason they work so well is your crisp hair, tailored style and modern pieces. They look so chic.

  • lozz_oz replied 1 year ago

    I think you're made to wear pastels - they don't wash you out at all. I particularly the colour + shape of the top in #14 paired with white pants.

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    Thank you all so much for your comments. The sweater in 7 was an impulse buy during the Polar Vortex year, when I decided that I really needed a cold spring capsule. These are outfits especially for cold spring/ late winter days.

  • JAileen replied 1 year ago

    You sure know your pastels! My fave is 3.

  • tulle replied 1 year ago

    I don't see how anything could make you look washed out, Joy--you always seem lit from within.  All of these outfits are beautiful.  Not sure I could pick a favorite, but that pale mint combo is yummy.

  • Dianna replied 1 year ago

    As Angie would say, you are the Queen of Pastels. You wear them son well. I don't think any of these outfits washes you out.

  • Aquamarine replied 1 year ago

    I agree that you can rock the pastels, Joy. They look so pretty next to your hair, especially. I don't think they wash you out at all.

  • cobaltblue replied 1 year ago

    I love these pastels on you. Your lovely hair always brings the bright white Angie suggests in her blog post, completely preventing any wash-out. The mints are my favorite.

  • bridgie replied 1 year ago

    I can not specify a favorite.  All outfits are great on you.  No way you look washed out.

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    Cobaltblue, I enjoyed reading your thoughts about the hair being the bright white.
    JAileen, many of these "pastels" are closer to midtones but I am fine with that. I'm working my way toward true pastels gradually, but both warm and cool seem to work.
    Tulle, I am surprised how much I like mint.
    Thank you, Dianna, Aquamarine, and Bridgie. I think my dark eyes naturally help keep pastels from washing me out sometimes.

  • shevia replied 1 year ago

    5, 10, and 14 jumped out but the greens are gorgeous - I just couldn't see your face!

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    Shevia, you are very kind.

  • Summer replied 1 year ago

    Not washed out at all.  You look lovely, Joy.

  • Jenni NZ replied 1 year ago

    I like them all, I wonder though if 2 and 6 don't do quite as much for your colouring? My fave is 13 because of the amazing floral bomber over the pastel top and how the pale flowers match the top. Also possibly the contrast of that one is good?

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    Thank you, Summer and Jenni. Jenni, I see what you mean about 2 and 6. 2 is an experiment in yellow. These shades are not my best, but I am not sure what my best yellow is. It used to be a pale/ midtone gold shade, but I've not seen that color for ages and am not sure if it would still work. I love yellow on white haired ladies with a deeper skin tone, so maybe some tan would help.

  • Angie replied 1 year ago


    #5, 7 and 10 are my faves. 

  • Joy replied 1 year ago

    Thank you, Angie.

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