What colors were popular in the 1920’s? – Plus Size Red Flapper Dresses

1909-1923: Black

1923-1929: Red

1929-1939: Cream and White, and Black

When should I use the term ‘pink’?

‘Pink’ means pink to the human eye.

When should I use the term ‘blue’?

Blue can be confusing. It should be used when you are referring to colours such as light blue (lighter). Blue also represents darkness to the human eye (in dark brown colour areas).

The word ‘blue’ should also not be used when the colour you want to use is ‘grey’.

Why is ‘grey’?

Grey is the colour that the human eye perceives as dull colours, not to be mistaken with the word ‘grey’.

How do the red and pink colours look in practice?

It often is difficult to see why a colour is pink or red. As colours are very complex, try looking at the following colour chart using yellow or white as your reference.

Your eyes would interpret these colours in different ways.

How can you tell if a colour is yellow?

When looking at the colour chart below, try seeing yellow when you look at what you are doing and see the colour when you see, say, a rose.

Are all colour charts the same?

No colour chart is the same. Some colour charts look like black/white, while others look like colour charts, and other still look like a chart of coloured smoke (i.e. what we see when we look at a cigarette).

It does not matter, how you look at colours.

Can you spot a false colour in a colour chart?

No. There is no such thing as a colour chart that matches perfectly with colours you see.

Do you need to be ‘on the right side of the spectrum’ if you are looking at the chart?

No. A colour chart is just that; it’s not relevant from that perspective if you are not.


Can you spot a false colour in a colour chart?

No. There is no such thing as a colour chart that matches perfectly with colours you see.

Can you spot a false colour in a colour chart?

Of course not. Some colours, like the ones shown in the chart below, are more clearly colour-shifted.

The true colour chart is below:

And the false

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