Fashion Colors for Soft Color Type

     Soft color type sometimes can be confusing because can suit characteristics of other color types but not totally.

      If your color type is soft, characteristics of your look are following. Your hair color is dark blonde or light brown. Your eye color is soft and mute, either blue, brown, hazel or green color. Sometimes it looks that your eyes change the color, depending on what you are wearing. Your eyelashes and eyebrows are mute color from light to dark. Your skin has a warm or cool undertone.

Soft Color Type

     Overall look of soft color type has very little contrast. Hair color, eyes, skin color look blended and equal in coloring, in any tone from light to dark brown.

     Your color palette has to support your soft coloring.

     Medium depth tones are most recommended for soft color type. You should maintain little contrast in your outfits as naturally have little contrast. Your have to avoid higher commit contrasts in your outfits.

     Monochrome colors make soft color type look its best. Try to compose monochrome outfits and you will see good results. Another advantage of monochrome outfits is they will make figure look slimmer and taller what is always an advantage for any color type.

Soft Color Type

     Soft color type can wear darker shades from recommended color palette but try to balance them with lighter tones (one- two tones lighter).

     Best combination for soft color type is light shades with medium depth colors. Combination of light and dark colours is not recommended as creates too much contrast in the outfit.

     Black color is not recommended for soft color type, especially for wearing near the face as it looks not complimentary for you.

Soft Color Type


     Choosing accessories, give your preference to softer textures. Suede will suit you better than leather, and matt accessories look on you better than shiny. General rule for soft color type is to choose subtle, blended, understated accessories rather than bold ones.

     If you want to maintain your soft color type, do not change your hair color to more than 1-2 shades darker or lighter.

     You can find color palette recommended for soft color type in the image below.

     If you have any questions or thoughts to share, please let me know in comments below!

Color Palette for Soft Color Type
Color Palette for Soft Color Type

If you need information about other color types, you can find it in the post Choose Your Right Fashion Color.

For those who is interested in more detailed information and especially likes reading books, I recommend for reading a book "Color Me Confident". I found lots of useful information there partially shared in the blog (please click the image if you want to find it in Amazon):


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