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daring, extreme, striking, unusual, sophisticated
FABRIC AND TEXTURE
-If you are dramatic, you can wear almost any fabric that suits your mood, although some sheer fabrics might seem too “pretty-pretty” to you.
-You like the novelty weaves (fabric made with a combination of basic weaves, i.e., jacquard, crepe/momie weave, pile weaves, piqué) that were big in high fashion in the late 1950s.
-The elegance, the drama, and the weight of velvet appeal to your luxurious moods.
-Perky taffeta with its sharp highlights and rustle accent your happy, brilliant moods.
-When you are older and feel sleek and suave, you may turn to satin.
COLOR AND PATTERN
-Striking colors suit your extreme nature, but beware of peculiar color combinations that put you into the eccentric class!
-As you get a little older, you will have those sophisticated moments when you lean toward unrelieved black accented by a piece of unusual jewelry or a dash of color.
-You will love prints that are distinctive both in color and design.
-You can “get away with” bold, wide stripes and striking plaids.
-You will feel wonderful in well-styled clothes that are unusual for their stark simplicity. They seem to form a “backdrop” for your own dramatic nature.
-Fussy details would only clutter “your stage” with unnecessary “props.”
-On the other hand, you’re not afraid to appear in an extremely unusual style when the occasion demands.
-When you select accessories, don’t just look for any hat, bag, and shoes. You react to simple, unusual styling in them too. Many extreme hats, distinctive bags, and novelty shoes were designed with your type in mind.
Remember that these personalities don’t accompany any particular lines or yin/yang balance, archetype, etc. If you have a dramatic clothing preference, you can incorporate these ideas into the clothes that work for you.
Excerpt from Clothing Construction and Wardrobe Planning
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