The Hot Deep Autumn

Plus Sized Woman as Hot Deep Autumn season

Here are the basics of the Hot Deep Autumn season

Temperature: All-Warm
Value: Deep
Chroma: Muted
Sister Season: Toasted Soft Autumn & Deep Autumn hybrid.

Best colors: Chocolate Brown, Deep Tomato Red, Rust, Burnt Orange, Avocado, Pine Green.

Worst Colors: Dusty Blues and Lavenders; any light or pale colors, especially cool pastels

The Hot Deep Autumn is a 'twin' of the classic Deep Autumn.  Like her twin, she needs to wear the deepest and most vivid colors of the autumn palette. Rich, deep earth tones compose your palette. However, unlike her twin, she should only wear the warmest deep autumn colors. She does not flow into a cooler season. 

For maximum effect, pair dark colors with some of the brighter colors for contrast. Steer clear of soft pastels and light earth tones, which are not strong enough for your coloring and will wash you out.

The Hot Deep Autumn has the value and contrast similar to a classic Deep Autumn, but needs the total warmth of the Warm Autumn. 

You may have noticed many images I use on this site are marked "ColorBreeze Art". This is part of my new artwork and visuals I have created with the help of AI, among other digital photo software. I will be slowly adding more images over time. Here are some for this season. Please share on Pinterest if you like them! 

Examples of the Hot Deep Autumn

Hot Deep Autumn woman in Chicago wearing dark brown.
Hot Deep Autumn example in Paris.

Stay tuned for more examples....

Since the Deep Autumn and the Hot Deep Autumn are twins, they share most of the same color palette. See wardrobe ideas for both of them on Pinterest page for the Deep Autumn.

Hot Deep vs. Toasted Soft Autumn

How does the Hot Deep Autumn differ from the Toasted Soft Autumn as they both are all-warm in temperature and are both deep in value? 

Well, obviously the Hot Deep Autumn is deeper in value. Eyes especially but hair is also very deep. Some Toasted Autumns have medium to even lighter hair color. Also, the Toasted Autumn still has more of a need for softness. 

Here’s a couple of mini palettes to show the difference between the two.

Blog image for mini palette of Hot Deep Autumn

Hot Deep Autumn is Slightly deeper in value. It is slightly higher in contrast which means slightly brighter colors can be mixed in with the deeper colors.

The Toasted Soft Autumn colors seem to have a slight grey ‘filter’ over the colors that mute them slightly.  They can lighten/soften up into the Sunlit Soft Autumn if they want to borrow from a close relative season. But the Hot Deep Autumn really needs to stay deep for the best impact.

For sure, these are subtle differences. Many colors overlap in both palettes. Either season could get away with wearing either palette, I’m sure, and still look good.

But our tagline is “the difference between looking Good and looking GREAT! 😊

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