Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

COLOUR + MOOD – THE STYLE HOUSE TV

COLOUR + MOOD – THE STYLE HOUSE TV

Søsket coat | LOFT top | H&M skirt | Aldo heels. Photo: Anna Lisa Sang

Søsket coat | LOFT top | H&M skirt | Aldo heels. Photo: Anna Lisa Sang

Once dismissed as hippie nonsense, colour psychology is gaining traction as having a legitimate influence on mood. Regardless on how much value you place on the effect of colour on your mental wellbeing, there's something to be said for stepping outside of your comfort colour zone.

In this episode, I ditch my typical black/grey/navy for bold monochromatic pops of colour

Common colour associations are:

Red – strength and intensity
Yellow – cheery and energetic
Green – creative thinking and optimism
Blue – calmness and serenity
Purple – wisdom and spirituality

THE STYLE GUIDE | ISSUE 009

THE STYLE GUIDE | ISSUE 009