The color brown is a serious, down-to-earth color that signifies stability, structure and support. The color brown also makes us think of chocolate, all varieties of chocolate, from candy bars to ice cream to cake to hot fudge to brownies, and on and on!
And coffee and hot cocoa!
In fashion, the color brown blends beautifully with the fall. Myself, I don’t own many brown clothing items, as brown isn’t a color I particularly wear. I have shades of brown clothing, as in rusts, tans, beige, yellows, and bronze, but deep, chocolate brown, well, I guess I have a reason to go shopping!
Bold browns make a body beautiful!
Brown Fun Fact: Brown is a composite color made by combining red, black and yellow. The color is seen widely in nature, in wood and soil.
Brown Sad Fact: A popular color survey showed that brown was the favorite color of only one percent of respondents and the least favorite color of 20% of people! Do we always believe surveys?
In fall and winter, brown basks in runway glory. From clothes to purses to boots to shoes to jewelry, brown, when worn right, can take the winning crown!
Positive words that are conveyed through the color brown are down-to-earth, wholesome, practical, approachable, friendly, stable, supportive, comforting, reliable, protective, honest and sincere.
Brown is never boring. Mix your brown fashion items with other colors, and you wear your brown splendidly well!
The color brown makes for some gorgeous jewelry, especially when brown stones are blended with other shades of browns, or matching colors of brown. such as ivory, orange and green. These catchy colors all look magnificent when worn with brown!
Behind black, brown is the most popular color for boots! Boots and purses are always hip and stylish in shades of brown, and the color brown can be mixed and matched with many items.
These purses give a new meaning to the term “brown bag” unless you use the in vogue bag to hold your lunch!
Brown Fun Fact: Brown is the second most common color of human hair, after black. Brown hair is caused by higher levels of the natural dark pigment eumelanin, and lower levels of the pale pigment pheomelanin. Brown eumelanin is more common among Europeans, while black eumelanin is more often found in hair on non-Europeans. A small amount of black eumelanin, in the absence of other pigments, results in gray hair. A small amount of brown eumelanin, in the absence of other pigments, results in blond hair.
No matter what your hair color, your shade of lustrous locks will look glorious on top of an outfit devised of brown!
Be the babe in brown anywhere on the town!
The color brown relates to quality, and you will look top quality when you strut your beautiful self in the bold color that is brown!
Brown is sensual and sleek!
Own your fabulous physique when you walk around dressed in brown!
Brown Fun Fact: Brown has been a popular color for military uniforms since the late 18th century, largely because of the color’s wide availability and low visibility!
Low visibility? You can change that false perception, you fashion vixen. In the world of style, brown can carry you through many a mile.
So wear brown and smile!
Haute couture: It’s brown, for sure!
Author Nancy Mangano is the author of two Natalie North mystery novels, A Passion for Prying and Murder Can Be Messy. Nancy has mixed her interest in investigatory work and her lifelong addiction to style into her books. Visit Nancy on her author website, her author/fashion/style blog, Twitter @nancymangano and her author “like” Facebook fan page Nancy Mangano.


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