First Impression – Color Edition

Before you even speak, a person interprets who you are based solely on your appearance. It only takes a few seconds for them to subconsciously come to a conclusion about you. Each component on your physical appearance can be broken down into small facts about your life & can be read differently be different people. If a woman is wearing heels, it can show that she likes to be put together – or that she is self conscious about her height. If a man has large arm muscles it can indicate that he cares about his physical health – or that he is a meat head & spends too much time at the gym. One component of your appearance that you can change instantly is the clothing you wear. Different colors trigger different emotions in the brain. Some colors are mysterious while others are passionate. The diagram below helps to determine which color is best for your next important event. Color is an invaluable tool for your next first date, job interview or meet-the-parents.

Color Wheel

Fun Fact: Statistically, it is beneficial for soccer goalies to wear red because of the color’s association with danger & dominance. The red color will cause the kicker to focus on the goalie & miss the shot because of their level of stress.

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3 Responses to First Impression – Color Edition

  1. Sarah says:

    I love how you broke down the colors! Thanks for the tips, I will definitely keep them in mind for the future!

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