Summer Fashion Boot Camp: The Best Colors for Your Skin Tone

While summer 2012 is all about color (from pastel pinks to neon green), it can be difficult to find out which color works for your specific skin tone. So we put together a few tips for dressing for your skin tone this summer.

If Your Skin Tone is Pale, Then…

Pale Summer Fashion Boot Camp: The Best Colors for Your Skin Tone

Avoid looking like a washed-out tweaker from “Breaking Bad” by sticking to the paler colors of this season, like soft oranges (think melon) and blues (think sky), both of which work well with paler skin tones.

Another option is to look for colors that are neutral to your skin tone (like beige or cream). Note: when you wear beige or cream, add gold accessories–like a great gold necklace or belt–to add a bit of warmth to the ensemble.