If I were to go look in your closet right now, chances are I would see a ton of black. Here are some reasons why:
- Black goes with everything.
- Black is safe.
- Black is great for business-wear.
- Black is sexy.
- Black makes you look thinner.
- Black looks great on everyone.
But are all these statements true for everybody? Some might be true for you, but it totally depends on one major thing:
Your energy type.
What do I mean by “energy type?” Well, think about the most upbeat, fun, energetic, smiley, bubbly person you know. Now think of the most serious, studious, thoughtful, calm person you know. You can clearly see the difference in quantity and quality of energy between these two people. Energy type is more than just personality. It is an innate quality that we are all born with.
According Carol Tuttle, author of “It’s Just My Nature” and creator of the Dressing Your Truth program, there are four different types. Every person has portions of each of the types, but one will be dominant.
Type 1: The Bright, Animated Woman. The element associated with the Type 1 Woman is air. This woman exhibits high movement and energy, but also a lightness and brightness.
Type 2: The Soft, Subtle Woman. The element associated with the Type 2 Woman is water. This woman exhibits a lower, fluid energy. She is generally easy-going and tuned into others.
Type 3: The Rich, Dynamic Woman. The element associated with the Type 3 Woman is fire. This woman has a high, pushing energy. She is determined and driven.
Type 4: The Bold, Striking Woman. The element associated with the Type 4 Woman is earth. This woman has a very still, solid energy. Though often quiet, she has strong ideals and perfectionistic tendencies.
You might be surprised to know that only one of these types looks good in black. Now don’t go running for the hills or get scared that you might not be able to wear black any more. Afterall, this is America, and you can wear any color you want. However, certain colors really accentuate and bring out the most of your natural beauty based on your energy type.