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Does Wearing Black Flatter or Diminish You?

Is black your friend? Do you hide behind wearing black? Is black your camouflage for all the parts you prefer to keep covered up?  I ask this question because working as an image and style advisor, I know many women, regardless of size, often feel they can shrink behind wearing the colour black. While this is true, it's also the case that black can be less than flattering in ways of which we may be unaware.  For example, if you are cool in colour, ie, if you are a summer season with a soft, muted complexion, blue/grey/light green eyes and blonde or light/mid brown hair colouring, wearing black can sometimes make you appear overly pale or even harsh especially if...

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