28. RED wasn't my color UNTIL..



I didnt wear any bright colors like red until I was like 18 years old! Growing up in India and being dark is not the most asthetically appealing looking color. I always believed others when they told me that I should stick to light colors because they go well with my skin tone.


So I stayed away from RED! AND HOT PINK and green and purple (you know the brightest colors!)


UNTIL....

We moved overseas!


Now, I love how I dress and expirement lots with bright colors! If you look in my closet, I mostly have COLORS and I love it!

Anywho, I just felt like sharing some of my insecurities turning into securities now :) It was rainy today but we decided to cheer myself with some red and a scarf, worked pretty good! Very comfy to say the least.

Hope you are having good week!

12 comments:

  1. Well, I'm glad you started wearing it because it looks just beautiful on you! I think it goes really well with your dark skin and hair!

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  2. OOH! I love this colour on you! You look so great and vibrant with this jacket. :)

    Kelly

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  3. They are so wrong.  Bright colors look awesome on you!  I say, the bolder the better. You only live once :).

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  4. you look adorable in that pink sweater! and as the rest of the outfit is black, it only did favors for the brightness of the jacket! love the look!

    http://sacheebombom.blogspot.com

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  5. sartorialsidelinesJuly 12, 2011 at 8:27 PM

    You look wonderful in the red (and all bright colors) - so wearing them is such a good plan!

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  6. I've had an aversion to red my whole life...but that's because I'm so pale!  You look fabulous in red!  Especially that shade.  It's almost a pinky red:)

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  7. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WAYYYYYYYYYYY!!! RED IS DEFINITELY YOUR COLOR!!! Now following :) You look soooo amazing!! So happy that I found your blog!!

    http://mythriftedcloset.blogspot.com/

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  8. Hey Nav, way to go on the challenge...I'm only on number 21! 

    And yes, red really is your colour. I grew up with the same ridiculous suggestions about what dark skinned people should wear and I would always tell my (very fair skinned sisters) that dark brown is the colour that Indian girls are supposed to be!

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  9. You were definitely meant to wear bold colors!  Love the red on you.  (My favorite color!)

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  10. Red really suits you.  I love the fact that you are shining vividly in that shade juxtaposed against the miserable grey sky behind you!

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  11. That is a super great sweater, and I'm glad you've embraced the bright colors because they seriously look great on you! How interesting that people said otherwise.

    asktheduplex

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  12. I think you pull off red really well!  Love that scarf too.

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