Earth Element colors include ochre yellow, orange & red earth palette, beige, tan. Fire Element colors support Earth. These colors are: red, bright orange, gold, pink and purple.
The colors to avoid or use sparingly would be the Water, Wood and Metal Elements. Metal and Water drain Earth, while Wood disturbs it! These colors include white, gold, bronze, brass, silver, copper, pastels, black, blue and greens, browns.
Metal Element colors include white, gold, bronze, brass, silver, copper and pastels. Earth colors can enhance metal as metal comes from earth! These are the colors of ochre yellow, orange & red earth palette, beige, tan
The colors to avoid or use sparingly would be the Water, Wood and Fire Elements. Wood and Water drain Metal and Fire Destroys it! These colors include Greens, Browns, Red, Bright Orange, Gold, Pink, Purple, Black and Blue.
Water Element colors include black and blue. Metal colors can enhance the water element as metal nurtures water. These are the colors of white, gold, bronze, brass, silver, copper and pastels.
The colors a Water Element may avoid or use sparingly would be the Earth, Wood and Fire Elements. Wood and Fire drain Water and Earth contains it! These colors include Greens, Browns, Red, Bright Orange, Gold, Pink, Purple, Russet Yellows, Tans and Earthy colors.
A Wood Element has a range of Green, Teals, Turquoise, Brown, Emerald, Olive, Lime & PaleGreens. A wood element can include a range of water tones to their wardrobe as water grows wood! Water colors are black and blue.
The colors a Wood Element may avoid or use sparingly would be the Metal and Fire Elements. Fire drains Wood and includes Red, Bright Orange, Gold, Pink, Purple, Russet. Metal cuts down Wood and includes Pastels, Whites, Grey’s and Metallic.
Have you discovered that your personal growth element is fire and now considering a Fire Element wardrobe and accessories? If so, here is a color chart and 5 Element Chart that tells you what colors enrich fire and which ones drain or destroy fire. If not do easy calculation to find your personal element.
A Fire Element has a range of deep, rich colors that include reds, pink, purples and oranges. A fire element can include a range of wood tones to their wardrobe as wood builds fire! Wood tones are greens and browns.
The colors a Fire Element may avoid or use sparingly would be the Metal and Water Elements. Metal drains Fires and includes the spectrum of Pastels, Whites, Grey’s and Metallic. Water puts fire out and includes the spectrum of Black and Blue’s.
Wardrobes are personal and may define one’s character and express their personality. Wearing the right designs for you that brings you joy can improve your personal happiness, well-being and personal success.
A fun and easy way for designing a wardrobe aligns with nature’s elements of; fire, earth, metal, water and wood. Nature can support your personal growth and help you reach your potential.
2. Find your elements qualities associated with your Kua #
Your elements best style and designs
Your power colours and which to avoid!
Your power patterns and which to avoid!
Your power fabrics and which ones to avoid!
3. Become mindful of how you experience your existing wardrobe. Observe the characteristics of what you are already wearing. Do you sense an inner boost of energy with the clothes you wear that is grounding and energizing at the same time for do you feel a sense of not being in alignment with your core stimulating thoughts of not living up to your expectations? Thoughts of being false and feelings of discomfort?
Learn more about your power wardrobe & dressing for your element to harmonize with nature
Starting with the element that creates earth, the sources of all life:
Kua #’s: 2, 5 & 8
Kua #’s: 6 & 7
Kua #’s: 3 & 4
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Explore your wardrobe as a way to find balance and harmony through it’s calming influence and how dressing with your element can increase your coping abilities and sense of groundedness. What you put on your body creates an environment that can increase or decrease angst, depression and chaos.
One can begin to be aware of the elements in the colors and shapes they are wearing and learning what accessories to use and when by becoming familiar with the qualities of the 5 elements and their cycles of harmony and disharmony.
One can also learn their primary nurturing element and begin to explore applying these principles to their wardrobe to dress for harmony and success. Using Chinese Cosmology find your Kua Number . This will give you your element and corresponding color palette. If at first you are not drawn to your elements color range explore what elements support your primary nurturing element. For example in the 5 element theory wood supports fire. If the fire range is too strong a range for you, consider the wood palette as wood supports fire!
Learning your element, one can then begin to explore the 5 element cycle of harmony or disharmonyto accessorize their outfit to express the experience they are wearing. An example is in the first figure in frame one of the white dress that is in a metal color, water shape and accessorized with a red belt which reflects fire. In 5 element theory metal creates water so the style and color are in harmony yet the contrasting belt is fire which is considered to melt metal. The belt is a nice contrast for too much metal and water!