COLORS IN CLOTHING AND THEIR MEANING

The field of study “Color Psychology” analyzes our perception and behavior before different colors. Demonstrating that each of these arouse different emotions.

Although there may be aspects considered subjective and even cultures, nations and customs tend to have their own meaning and interpretation, there are certain principles that were accepted when it comes to understanding psychologically how colors affect us.

what does the color of your clothes say about you

What if you analyze how you can be influenced by the colors around you? don’t you feel that green things remind you of nature or white of peace? some colors have their meaning in western societies, for example: white is often used in flags of peace, or in weddings and even the papacy. and black is often used to represent death, darkness and night. this makes that you can be influenced emotionally, if you are exposed in some way to these colors. that’s why this article will explain how you can use these colors and take advantage of them.

this makes that you can be influenced emotionally, if you are exposed in any way to these colors. therefore, this article will explain how you can use these colors and take advantage of them. then you will have an explanation on what emotional meaning we find each of the everyday colors.

meaning of the color red

RED IS DIRECTLY ASSOCIATED WITH: STIMULATION, REVOLUTION, PASSION, STRENGTH, VIRILITY AND DANGER.

PSYCHOLOGISTS FIND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EMOTIONS OF PASSION, STRENGTH, VIRILITY OR DANGER AND THE COLOR OF BLOOD. WE ALSO ALREADY FIND MANY RED SYMBOLS WITH WHICH WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO AVOID LINKING THIS COLOR. 

SYMBOLS:

COMMUNIST RED STAR
RED NAZI SWASTIKA
MULETA: RED MANTLE TO CHANNEL THE ONSLAUGHT OF THE BULL.
HUNDREDS OF FORBIDDEN AND DANGER SIGNS BOTH IN TRAFFIC SIGNS AND FOR EXAMPLE NO SMOKING.

meaning of the color red in clothing

we recommend using red in clothing for the following occasions:

  • When to use: Date, outing with friends, parties
  • When NOT to use: job interview, dinner with your partner's family
significado-del-color-ropa-rojo

MEANING OF THE COLOR ORANGE

We continue with the color orange, symbol of happiness, joy, optimism and energy. The strength of this color is subtle, gently stimulating.

A color that conveys sociability, courage and vitality. However, according to the psychology of color, who uses it can evoke superficiality and ordinariness, especially in business, as it is the least professional of all colors. It is usually imposed by the fashion world.

  • When to use: In workplaces requiring creativity.
  • When NOT to use: At business meetings
significado-del-color-ropa-naranja

MEANING OF THE COLOR YELLOW

The next color is yellow, which is a symbol of light and joy. It represents clarity, newness and modernity.

The person who uses this color gives a message that he is active and has no inhibitions. It is cheerful and optimistic. It is ideal for those occasions when you need to lift your own or other people’s spirits. It is very conducive to use when working with children.

However, this color has a negative aspect that lies in the fact that whoever wears it may seem an impulsive, volatile or unstable person. It is preferable not to wear it in very sunny places or when a financial negotiation is being carried out.

  • When to use: Working with children
  • When NOT to use: In financial negotiations
significado-del-color-ropa-amarillo

MEANING OF THE COLOR GREEN

The next color to analyze is green. It is a color that calms and relaxes the nerves.  It alludes to the tenacity and firmness of the ideas of the person who wears it, as a trustworthy person.

The person who chooses it shows consistency of criteria, dominance and high self-esteem. For business, I suggest choosing darker shades as an alternative to dark blue.

Do not consider it when applying for a bank loan, donations, seeking financial partners, or fundraising. It is also not advisable to wear it in political campaigns, as it reflects “stagnation of ideas”.

  • When to use: At work, nights out, parties, etc.
  • When NOT to use: In political campaigns, loan applications or donations.
significado-del-color-ropa-verde

MEANING OF THE COLOR BLUE

If there is a color that conveys security, honorability and order, it is blue.

It should be noted that the darkest shades of this color project authority. On the other hand, medium shades are the most appropriate to inspire confidence, tenderness, sensitivity and balance.

Interpreting according to the psychology of colors, it is not very advisable to use it in a place where creativity, design or an advertising medium is sought. Since the color blue, in its darkest tone, denotes someone predictable and conservative.

  • When to use: Daytime outings
  • When NOT to use: In design or marketing areas of work.
significado-del-color-ropa-azul

MEANING OF THE COLOR VIOLET

The violet color symbolizes enchantment in a magical state. It invites to dream and suggests an imaginative, intuitive, original and sensitive person.

It is good for situations where diplomacy is required, or to suggest a solution to an old problem. It is the ideal color to captivate and conquer others. It manifests itself as an alternative to black, as it is elegant and seductive for the evening.

The situations in which you should avoid it are those that require a low profile.

  • When to use: Night events
  • When NOT to use: Whenever low profile is required.
significado-del-color-ropa-violeta

MEANING OF THE COLOR PINK

A very feminine color is pink. It is gentle, approachable, and non-threatening.

Good for relaxing tense situations and for use in accessories.

However, according to the psychology of color, it can reflect a low self-esteem or perhaps denote low self-importance. Consequently, it should be absolutely avoided in important negotiations, for example, when you require a salary increase.

  • When to use: For breakfast or daytime walks.
  • When NOT to use: Salary increase meetings
significado-del-color-ropa-rosa

MEANING OF THE COLOR BROWN

Consequently, brown is defined as a secondary color lacking in creative impulse and vitality. It has, however, positive characteristics because it is prescriptive, welcoming, sensitive and ecological.

It is very interesting how in its darker range it can be a good replacement for gray and blue. Use it when attention and closeness to people is required.

It causes a negative effect on people because it is seen as a boring and unsophisticated color. It is referred to middle management, so it is not advisable when aspiring to positions of authority and power. It is also not recommended when attending a reception or an elegant evening.

  • When to use: In social work
  • When NOT to use:In elegant evening events.
significado-del-color-ropa-marrón

MEANING OF THE COLOR GRAY

Gray is a neutral and respectable color. It conveys respectability, neutrality and discretion.

In business it is the safest color since it is less authoritative than black or navy blue. Whoever wears it gives an impression of professionalism.

According to the psychology of color it may suggest lack of commitment, uncertainty, so it is not suitable for use in creative sectors because it is out of context, unless it is combined with an original color.

  • When to use: In business meetings
  • When NOT to use: In creative sectors
significado-del-color-ropa-gris

MEANING OF THE COLOR WHITE

White symbolizes health, purity and life. Whoever wears it inspires confidence.

When combined with black or navy blue it inspires authority and elegance.

Avoid it when your personal activity does not allow you to have it impeccable.

  • When to use: At the beach or pool days.
  • When NOT to use: On a field day.
significado-del-color-ropa-blanco

MEANING OF THE COLOR BLACK

Black is sophisticated, formal and strong.  It is suitable when we want to show respect and seriousness.

Ideal to contrast with any color and achieve a striking sensation. Elegant for the evening.

According to the psychology of color, it suggests depression, distance, mourning. It causes a barrier in communication in general, as well as with the elderly and children in particular. Generates excessive distance.

  • When to use: In evening events.
  • When NOT to use: When working with children or the elderly.
significado-del-color-ropa-negro

Choose categorically considering how the psychology of colors influences your appearance. Choose them consciously to make the right impression when you need it most.

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially nowadays, when human contacts are so ephemeral.”

Miuccia Prada

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