Tips for African Women with Warm Skin Tones
Great photo– you look beautiful. I would start by getting professionally fitted for a new bra, you could be possibly a 36E, by the looks of it. Most women wear the wrong size bra for years. It will make a world of difference and the betties will be hoisted to a mid point between your shoulder and elbows. You should be able to get this from a “major” department store….the higher end the better…Nordstrom’s is the BEST. You will need a supply of Microfiber panties so panty lines will not show under your light colored clothing.
Consider changing your base hair color to something less blue/black to more of a warm gold/chocolate…dark but warm. Your facial lines tells me that you cold wear your hair up and back the whole time which would be easy and elegant however that would depend on whether your husband prefers long locks. A nice sun hat…you might want to pick that up day one in the island if you like to wear them. Even though big sunglasses are in you’re face is narrow so I’d downsize 20% there…the warm tones you chose of tortoise shell and gold are great!
To be sexy in the islands feel free to show off your décolletage (chest, collar bones), arms and legs which means you’re sleeveless most of the time but make sure you pick up one or two pashminas (wraps) in vibrant colors for evening coolness. Try corals, pumpkins and saffron. Choose one basic color palette for your wardrobe to make packing easy….white or cream would be an excellent base color…then pop Caribbean colors with wraps, shoes, earrings, bracelets . Make sure to pack a sexy black/brown/navy dress for a special night out….empire waist, V-neck, sleeveless, show some leg, and a skinny strappy heel.
I would recommend mostly skirts and dresses rather than shorts or slacks….keep feminine and flowy. ‘Flowy’ only works if part of the outfit is fitted, ie ‘flowy’ top skinny skirt or flowy skirt fitted top. If you’re concerned about a fitted top over you belly go for the ruching or slight flare over the bottom half of the blouse. If you’re swimming or sunning you will go thru two or three swim suits.
Flat sexy sandals will take you thru the day and into the night….especially if they are metallic.
Have fun and send me a photo of your new sexy look when you return!
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