Shades of Blue

Written by Vince Lin

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Blue. My Personal Favorite Color. Just the word itself it relaxing and full of soothingness. The color of the sky, the favorite color of President Clinton and the default color for baby boys worldwide. Blue is a a beautiful color that is often used in fashion. In most department stores, the phrases “deep blue, azure blue, light blue, cyan, navy blue, iris (purple blue)” and “dark blue” are often used to describe clothing colors.

Blue Associations

Blue is the color often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, depth, faith, truth and heaven.

Blue is a masculine color. Dark blue is often used in corporate America (i.e. Microsoft) to symbolize expertise and trust in a brand name or product.

A blue mosaic plate candle holder

Shades of Blue in Fashion

Dark blue is often a favorite among designers for suits and layer-wear. Jackets, shirts and even pant colors are often dark blue. Dark jeans are inherently a rough “dark blue” color, adding to the masculinity of the wearer

Light blue is associated with health, healing, tranquility, understanding, and softness. Ever see a girl with a light blue scarf, or a light blue dress? She steals the show. Similarly lighter blues can be used as male scarfs or an accessory that really draws out a necklace or tie.

The different major shades of blue on Wikipedia:

shades of blue on wikipedia

The fabrics used to produce “blue” clothing:

blue yarn and fabric

An example of different colors of blue lights:

Style-wise: Blue often pairs well with black. Black shirt and dark blue jeans, or a light blue scarf with a black coat.

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RESPONSES (4)

Delicious

January 26, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Those blue Crystals are Beautiful

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Blue Favor

July 28, 2011 at 7:53 am

Those are really nice shades of blue, and thanks for giving me your favorite blue shades, I’ve come up with a pretty frame for my mother’s b- day. You’re the best!