One of our most extensive and well-loved colour lines, blue's are the perfect colour for every event. From deep navy to powder blue cornflower, our extensive range of blue can be confusing to get your head around, that's why we're breaking everything down and showcasing this blissful shade in all of its glory, alongside each shades complimentary colours.
For any ladies who have had their house of colour matches done, we have also outlined all of the seasonal tones to compliment your skintone perfectly. While there is a blue for everyone, If you're lucky enough to be a summer, blue is one of your staple colours. Almost all of these blues will make your natural beauty shine even brighter.
Blue carries connotations of tranquillity and peace as well as being used by many organisations to symbolise trust and stability. When you go to work tomorrow, take a look around your office, you'll more than likely see some blues in the walls or furniture, this is because the hue stimulates critical thinking and increases productivity, no wonder it's a favourite among employers!
Historically, blue was an incredibly difficult colour to come by. It's complex makeup and rarity in nature meant blue was only adorned by the most important subjects. Renaissance artists reserved the colour for the Virgin Mary, while Cleopatra used the blue gemstone lapis lazuli to bring her favour among the gods.
Let's have a look at how we can give our handbags the royal treatment with these lavish blue shades.
One of our newest shades of blue, submarine is a beautiful and bold tone. Currently available Aster and Hyacinth, as well as many of our gorgeous accessories, this statement colour is the bright and joyful hue for all occasions. Being a true blue, submarine contrasts well against yellows, or adds a bright touch to neutral outfits. For any ladies who have had their house of colour match done, this vivid shade is perfect for winter tones.
Duck egg is a softer, more calming blue. It will go well with any outfit, or can be paired with brighter reds, oranges, pinks, or deeper blues for a subtle contrast against your clothing. Recommended for all of the summer ladies out there, this soft blue is the perfect hue to compliament your skintone. Being so pretty and versatile, it's no wonder it's a firm favourite among the SH ladies.
Cornflower is duck egg's more powdery sister. A subtle, yet bright and airy colour, cornflower matches well with most other colours in our range, making her the perfect shade to play dress-up with! Equally cute and sophisticated, cornflower really is the shade for every occasion.
A royal shade for the most regal of ladies, tiffany mint is a bright and stylish shade. Gorgeous on evening bags, or as a stunning accessory on other colours, this beautiful hue is the special touch every jewel, blue and green handbag needs.
This perfect shade of blue is gorgeous on large and small bags alike. For anyone who isn't sure which seasonal tonal range they fall into, Bluebell is the the shade fo you- she compliaments everyone well! A beautiful contrast to yellows, ambers and oranges, these colour combinations will create a sophisticated statement look. Or if you prefer something more subtle, pair bluebell with other blues or whites.
This timeless staple is a shade everyone needs in their handbag collection. A shade recommended for autumn, summer and spring toned ladies, Navy is the perfect dark neutral tone for you. Designed to match well with almost every colour, you can't go wrong when SHtyling this deep blue. While it goes with everything, some of our favourite combinations are white, cranberry, and of course gold!
Last but definitely not least, is the most vibrant of the bunch- bright blue! This shade does exactly as its name suggests, it's brilliantly bright and joyful. Perfect to pair with turquoise, pinks, and whites for a striking and cheerful look. It looks simply stunning on spring ladies, although summer and winters will also look gorgeous in this bright, clear blue.
We know having so many bright and beautiful blues in our collection can become overwhelming, so these colour guides are a great place to start when mixing and and matching your blues with other colours. Remember, we also offer style consultations via zoom where you can see any products you're deliberating over styled on different handbags before you buy! Just email email@example.com to arrange your consultation.
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