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How To Wear Mauve

Mauve is somewhere in between pink and purple. It tends to be a bit muted.

See which shade of mauve is perfect for your seasonal coloring. Then click on your season to see an outfit perfectly styled with your shade of mauve and colors from your color palette.

Not sure what season you are? Take the What Season Am I? online color quiz to find out!

1. Soft Summer
Soft summer’s shade of mauve is soft and muted.

2. Light Summer
Light summer’s mauve leans a little toward the reds and is a bit light.

3. Deep Autumn
This shade of mauve is a darker version of Clear Spring’s mauve.

4. Deep Winter
eep winter’s mauve is rich and deep. It has a higher saturation which looks much better on a winter than a muted (grey) version.

5. Cool Summer and Cool Winter
This version of mauve is a medium… not too bright, not too dark and not too muted. It’s a great color for the “cool” seasons.

6. Clear Winter
The brightest and most saturated mauve is for the Clear Winter. It’s really not mauve but more of a bright violet.

7. Clear Spring
lear Spring’s mauve is a slightly brighter version of #5. It needs to be a truer color for a spring to wear this cooler color.

What about Soft Autumn, Warm Autumn, Light Spring and Warm Spring? These 4 seasons do not have mauve in their color palette. Mainly because mauve tends to be a bit on the cool side. So, it really doesn’t work for many of the warmer seasonal color palettes.

Make sure you click on your season’s name to see outfit ideas using your perfect shade of mauve!

Wear what you love!

Jen Thoden

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