Do The Colors You Wear Match Your Personality?

It’s no surprise that the colors you choose to wear can reflect your personality, but is it always correct? We de-coded seven prime hues to put this color theory to test.

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    Maybe you’re the passionate and energetic girl who wears black (now that’s unusual) or the perfectionist who is known for wearing bright blue. Click through and see if your wardrobe color scheme matches your personality. You might be surprised at the meanings!

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    PHOTO: Demis Maryannakis/Star Max/GC Images

    Black

    Are you the leader of your friend group, and known for being more serious than silly? We have a hunch your go-to look is a black-on-black ensemble.

    Wearing black signifies: power and seriousness.

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    Black

    Wearing black signifies: power and seriousness.

    Try: Dusan Lapel Collar Blazer ($490) in Black

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    PHOTO: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

    Blue

    Poised, loyal, and dependable. Does this describe you? If so, we bet you own loads of true blue.

    Wearing blue signifies: stability and loyalty.

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    Blue

    Wearing blue signifies: stability and loyalty.

    Try: A.L.C. McKay Mini Skirt ($325) in Blue

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    Gold

    Do you lead a lavish life with high standards? If so, we bet there are plenty of golden hues hanging in your closet.

    Wearing gold signifies: wisdom and wealth.

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    Gold

    Wearing gold signifies: wisdom and wealth.

    Try: Topshop Knitted Clean Rib Jumper ($76)

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    Green

    Are you always searching for new ideas and projects to keep yourself busy? If so, your closet is probably full of green-ish hues.

    Wearing green signifies: freshness and kindness.

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    Green

    Wearing green signifies: freshness and kindness.

    Try: ASOS Oversize Drape Trench ($140) in Green

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    PHOTO: Alessio Botticelli/GC Images

    Navy

    Are you utterly honest and the most understanding gal out of your friend group? Is your closet packed with navy belongings? It should be!

    Wearing navy signifies: knowledge and integrity.

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    Navy

    Wearing navy signifies: knowledge and integrity.

    Try: J Crew Gwen Dress ($198) in Navy

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    PHOTO: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

    Red

    Are you a fireball of passion and naturally energetic (even sans your morning cup o’ joe)? Odds are you own a lot of red.

    Wearing red signifies: energy and passion.

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    Red

    Wearing red signifies: energy and passion.

    Try: Susana Monaco Lauren Dress ($154) in Siren

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    White

    Perfectionist alert! It’s not for everyone, but if you are known for your extreme attention to detail and cleanliness, we bet you love an all-white outfit.

    Wearing white signifies: pureness and perfection.

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    White

    Wearing white signifies: pureness and perfection.

    Try: Helmut Lang Mist Oversized Button Down ($295) in Optic White

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Lapel Collar Blazer

Lapel Collar Blazer

Dusan, $490
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McKay Mini Skirt

McKay Mini Skirt

A.L.C., $325
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Knitted Clean Rib Jumper

Knitted Clean Rib Jumper

Topshop, $76
SHOP
Oversize Drape Trench

Oversize Drape Trench

ASOS, $140
SHOP
Gwen Dress

Gwen Dress

J. Crew, $198
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Lauren Dress

Lauren Dress

Susana Monaco, $154
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Mist Oversized Button Down

Mist Oversized Button Down

Helmut Lang, $295
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