Tuesday, February 10, 2015
How to Dress for Green Eyes & Sallow Skin with Gail Carriger
I have green eyes, Fashionable Reader. OK they are kind of a muddy indifferent sort of green but I've always been oddly proud, ever since I realized it was a majorly recessive gene. Also they are the only physical trait I inherited from my maternal grandfather, the brilliant quantum physicist who I always admired.
But they are a struggle. I mean, just look at the colors I'm supposed to wear to make them pop! OK OK so I added a lot of purple to my wardrobe for the Prudence tour and I suppose I should be grateful for that. I have one coral dress. And I love deep greens, but... pale yellow?
The problem is I have sallow skin, or yellowish skin. It makes the above colors I'm supposed to wear to make my eyes pop, a struggle against my sallow skin. Sigh, it's a good think I am always more concerned with fit.
Anyway, there it is. Fashion struggles, we all have them.
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