You know that one dress or top people always compliment you on? It probably has a little something to do with the hue. Here’s how to know exactly which ones work for your personal shade.

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Fair and cool-toned

Blue is your power color. Try it in every variation--from pale sky to deep navy hues.

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Fair and warm-toned

Try orangey red or blush tones that are--like you--somewhere in the middle.

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Medium and cool-toned

A dove gray or slate brightens your look without washing you out.

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Medium and warm-toned

From forest to chartreuse (like Jamie wears here), pretty much any shade of green works on you.

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Dark and warm-toned

Think of whites--all variants of it--as your go-to shade when you want to shine.

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Dark and cool-toned

Fact: Bold jewel tones--like sapphire and emerald--pop against deeper complexions.

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