I have always always lived in the fear of getting asked THAT question – yes yes yes F.E.A.R*. I had nightmares of getting asked about it in critical moment like …. an exam (although cant see how it can fit in a Physics or Maths exercises**), in a job interview (ditto!) or even worse on a date (mmm….no comment!).
Why? Well, because I never had one.
As a little girl, I could not care less about pink.
As a teenager, I lived in black …but more as a none choice alternative – but does it really qualify as a colour?
As a young woman – after a very flashy period and maturity helping- I realised I liked ” simple colours”. Black (finally I decided it qualifies a colour). White (great tan enhancer). Grey (summer alternative to black). And brown (apparently brings out my eyes and hair). Mmmm. Still. These are the colours I like “wearing” but would not necessary pick for my furniture (Red), shoes (bright) or Car (blue). Not conclusive. Still no fave colour…
2 months ago, as my friend Isabel and I were browsing around an Organic market, a lovely colourful lady pulled us to her stand and asked us to pick up a colour from a magnificent rainbow of bottles (apparently to give us a chakra reading or something). Isabel went straight for the light blue (and no surprise here she KNOWS and everybody who knows her KNOWS baby blue is her favourite colour). I made up one colour and blurted green or purple I cant remember. And I got a reading saying I am highly jealous angry mean mean person (or something like that) – which for the record is NOT true. Promise. Bottom line, picking wrong colours do have serious consequences. Proof: Isabel has never looked at me the same way again….
A week later as I was shopping, on the look for the perfect dress for a senior management meeting (my top tip to feel 100% confident…obviously AFTER being on top of your business). I had decided I needed a bright purple dress to match the project we were going to discuss. Deep I know but whatever works. Now where can I find a bright purple dress?I tried Zara. As soon as I went in, I had à coup de foudre for a fabulous dress. ORANGE dress. Next thing I know I bought i) 2 ORANGE nail polish, ii) 2 other ORANGE dresses, iii) 1 ORANGE TShirt, iv) an Orange necklace and the list goes on and on and on….
And as I was buying my Dior Iconic ORANGE lipstick, I realised that I do have now a favourite colour. Can you guess which one?
* No this is not exaggeration. Get used to my “Moroccan” side
** … I am a science geek!