The Dusty Soft Summer

Main things to know about the Dusty Soft Summer:

  • Temperature: Cool
  • Value: Medium to medium light
  • Chroma: Soft

Sister Season: n/a

Sample best colors: Predominantly cool, dusty shades of grey-blue, mauve, plum, soft pink, denim blue, charcoal.

Worst Colors: Bright warm colors like orange, golden yellow, and bright coral. Also, avoid very dark colors like black and cobalt blue. 

The Dusty Soft Summer is one of only two seasons that effectively does not flow into another season. 

There is little to no warmth in your coloring. Looking similar to a a Light Summer, you can tell the difference by seeing little to no visible warmth in your coloring.

Monochromatic colors will look great on you. There will be a range of lighter to deeper soft colors you can wear, but keep most of the colors on the lighter side. Wearing colors that are too bright or too dark and heavy, particularly warm colors, will overwhelm you. 

Cool neutrals will look great on you.

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