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Why women need to reclaim their relationship with pink

Why women need to reclaim their relationship with pink

As a colour psychology specialist, one of the things I love to do is to observe the impact that colour choices have on our behaviour both as individuals but also as a society.

When you become aware that colour has this kind of impact, you’ll become even more aware of the colours you choose to express yourself.

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Bringing colour into your every day with Dove & Glamour Magazine

Back in May, Dove UK launched their exciting colour confidence campaign. They asked me to teamed up with them to encourage women around the UK to embrace colour and become more colour confident.

Glamour UK magazine are now featuring up until December, monthly colour features on Bringing colour into your every day.

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Building colour confidence

Building colour confidence

Have you ever walked into a store having seen a colour you’ve fallen in love with in the window, only to find yourself walking out having bought your ‘safe colour choice’?

Well, you’re not alone. There’s no doubt we love colour. But sometimes we can find it a bit scary, unsure of what suits us, wondering what others will think…

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Red revealed as the sexiest lipstick colour

Red revealed as the sexiest lipstick colour.

 

Did you see the article in this week’s UK Daily Mail ‘Giving pink, purple and orange the kiss off: Red revealed as the sexiest lipstick colour.’

Scientists at the University of Manchester found that red lipstick draws attention to the mouth, most notably from the opposite sex.

This is because red is the colour of masculine energy. It is also the colour of passion and lust… need I say more.

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Fiat Launches ‘You Wear’ – A World-First Facebook Fashion App That Reveals What Colour You Wear Most Often

FIAT YOU WEAR facebook app developed with Karen Haller

There is a famous quote from Henry Ford “Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black.” Well FIAT are changing all that.

I’ve been working with FIAT on a fun Facebook App and now I can finally share it with you. It’s a fun and playful way to find out what colour you wear most and what that says about you. And it matches you to your car colour too. You can share your results with your friends and invited them to play too.

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Thomas Pink… Personally Pink campaign

Thomas Pink Jermyn Street store, London.

On Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of working with Thomas Pink, the exclusive men’s tailors, as their colour psychology expert as part of their ‘Personally Pink’ campaign.

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bbc radio wales interview…wearing yellow gets you noticed Pippa Middleton style

BBC Radio Wales - Colour interview with Jason Mohammad.

The thing I love about radio, they are really tuned into the news of the day, as it’s happening. As a colour expert, I never know when I’m going to be called to comment on the colour stories of the day.

So it was no different last Friday morning when I received a call from Jason’s researcher, the lovely Angela asking if I could be on air in an hour to give my insights on some news stories relating to colour…

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What’s your colour of love…?

Valentine's Day - Colour of Love.

Valentine’s Day is soon upon us. And if you want to get your love colour language spot on whether in the clothes you wear, the flowers you give or even decorating your store or office, do you know what you’re really saying….?

If you want to instantly attract then the way to do this is through colour.

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colour psychology… will having pink in my brand put men off?

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Another great colour question from one of my Twitter followers, Emma Sutton @lightthespark. She asks “Will having pink in my brand put men off? (questions for your 30 day challenge)”

(Day 27 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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How to choose the right colours to wear when speaking from stage

How to choose the right colours to wear when speaking from stage

One of my Linked in connections, Saskia Jennings asked me the following colour question

” Hi Karen, I love colors! I’m an orange fan. I’m energetic, dynamic and creative…I have 4 speaking events for 50 business people. What colors would you recommend me to wear and why? Looking forward to your suggestions. ”

I was also asked a similar question from @John__Cassidy, known as the headshot guy and a question on facebook about the colours to wear workshops and presentations so it is obviously something people want to know about.

(Day 26 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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breast cancer care… 5 top tips to use colour positively

Breast cancer care - 5 top tips to use colour positively.

As you will have known last month was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I was honoured to be asked by Pink Ribbon Lingerie to write two blog posts for this very special time.

(Day 23 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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bbc radio wales interview… do men who wear pink shirts really earn more?

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Today’s blog is my surprise call from BBC Radio Wales this morning wanting to hear my thoughts on an article featured in today’s Daily Mail entitled ‘The power of pink: Men who wear shirts of that colour earn £1,000 a year more than those who don’t’

(Day 22 into my 30 blogs in 30 days challenge!)

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