Video: The One Who Wears Yellow
My grandmother used to say that "Whoever wears yellow dresses or trusts his beauty or scoundrel". I have no idea where such wisdom came from; the thing was that dressing in yellow, plain and simple, was not for everyone.
Defying this old adage, summer fashion is screaming yellow! full color. Burberry, Jill Sander and Nicole Miller are just a few of the designers who are walking the runways around the world in dresses, blouses, pants and accessories in bright yellow tones.
In a recent article published in the Wall Street Journal, the director of the New York Fashion Institute of Technology museum, Valerie Steele, explained some of the mystery and controversy surrounding color. In the Middle Ages, Steele notes, yellow was a color associated with treason, heresy, and cowardice. Later, he says, it was simply considered too bright and "garish" to be worn on clothing, despite having a brief moment of glory in the psychedelic '70s.
But all that is a thing of the past. Yellow is coming strong now, and the good news for many Latinas is that fashion experts say color suits women with brown or tight skin.
Ah, but yes, they warn that yellow should be used with a lot of, but a lot of caution: Don't even think about combining it with black, because you will end up looking like a fairytale bee.
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