Magazine article Ebony

Change Colors & Seasons with the Experts

Magazine article Ebony

Change Colors & Seasons with the Experts

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The fashion rules are changing with the season, and Sisters all over are wearing racy colors, funky feathers, sequins and satiny stoles. The good news is that every Sister can look her vibrant best, at work and at play. Just remember the new order of the day: If you've got it, flaunt it!

"If you look in the mirror and you like what you see, wear it!" says Kenneth Owen, assistant producer of the Ebony Fashion Fair, the largest travelling fashion show in the world. "You no longer have to be a certain size to wear certain things, that's no longer the issue."

Career women are wearing the new chic/comfortable ensembles, fabrics and styles especially designed to look good from 9-to-5, and with the right accessories, can transform easily into after-5 wear. Berry and gray color combinations are wildly popular this season, as well as the traditional neutral shades. Choose suits that accentuate your positives; top-heavy women should choose styles with V-neck collars to look your best. To enhance your waist, choose suits with fitted or belted jackets; to flatter your hips, wear longer skirts and longer jackets. (Capitalized on the latest fashion trend--head-to-toe color)!

When stepping out on the town, Sisters are donning everything from ballroom-style gowns to bejeweled leather pants. Some of the hottest colors mirror the disco age. Precious metals--the shimmering silvers, glittering golds and every other metallic shade on the spectrum, are definite must-haves for the holiday season. …

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