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Minimalist wardrobe from scratch: color palettes – ideas

One the most important things to consider when you create a minimalist wardrobe is the subject of colors.

During my long walk towards a simpler lifestyle, The issue that has given me the most trouble is the closet:

 • Have clothing that I like but do not combine with each other.

colors they are totally opposites each other.

• The clothes basic it's almost non-existent.

Sometimes I have to wear the same outfit because there are clothes that only combine with another from the closet.

But don't worry, all of us who have been there know that there is a way out, a magic recipe which will help us enjoy our closet. COLOR PALETTE

At the end of the post you have some websites where you can get your color palette. Free!

The advantages of having a custom color palette

A color palette is a very important element not only in art but also in decoration, it helps us to determine which color combination is best to create a certain type of environment or product. In our case a color palette is essential to create wardrobe with few clothes but who are friends with each other.

A color palette should be something personal, that you choose In this post I will give you some ideas to start with, but you already know that you can modify them to your liking.

Types of color palettes

There are endless options for palettes of colors, since they can be combined as desired. But there is also a science that explains why certain combined colors do not like. And that's why some guidelines are followed.

monochrome palette

Here only one color with different shades is used.

Basically it is a color mixed with whites, blacks and grays to create different shades. No color is exactly the same.

It is an excellent idea for what you like a single color or at most two. You can have different clothes of various shades.

complementary palette

They are those who are at opposite ends of the chromatic circle. Their combination is quite interesting and daring. Do you through to play?

Conclusion very risky colors to use. For example, the complement of blue would be orange and that of red would be green.

analog palette

They are the colors that are on the sides of the color. They go together quite well as long as the right colors are chosen and applied in a subtle way.. Now I give you an example.

Color palette ideas for your wardrobe

After releasing all this stuff we are going to start with the really interesting part.

Simple Palette – Basic 

These are the typical colors that many minimalists take as a reference.

In my case this option did not work. I just got bored of always wearing the same colors. I also think that these colors did not go very well with my way of being, so the outfits did not quite convince me.

Color Palette Roll Casual

I like this color palette a lot. Easy to combine and more colorful than above.

Bright Colors Palette

And for all those who like colors, there is also for you.

*All the palettes below are recommended to complement them with basic colors: black, white and gray basically.

Experiment and break the rules. Let's have fun!

Neutral Color Palette

Ideas for all tastes. This color palette is super easy to combine and gives you an elegant touch without necessarily being pure black or white.

Palette Colors Nature

I love these colors they are my favourites.

Custom Color Palette

Now I'm going to show you my color palette.

After years of trying to find a balance in my wardrobe, I finally found my own palette. Those colors that suit me are therefore the ones I use the most and they abound in my closet.

Make your own color palette for your closet

I use these pages for web themes, however I think that It could be interesting to find the colors you use the most, print them and have them at hand at home.

It sounds silly but this will help you build a consistent and flexible closet.

Adobe color

It is a page where You can create your own palettes, you will also have the reference number of each color. I have been using it for a very short time and the truth is that I love it.

Take a look at the EXPLORE section, where you will find some ideas that can inspire you.


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I hope you liked the post. Now to try all the possible combinations to find your ideal palette and so create a minimalist closet made entirely to your needs.

A huge hug and see you in the next post.

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