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Fashion designers share their favorite colors for women

Feb. 15, 2013 at 11:52 AM ET


InStyle.com asked, they answered! Your favorite designers share which colors they think are best for women.

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Max Azria's pick: White

“Of course, the number one color for 2,000 years is black and white. It’s classic.”

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Brian Atwood's pick: Red

“Red — it’s timeless.”

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Nicole Richie's pick: Yellow

“I don’t think there’s one color that’s flattering on everybody. I think you’ve got to find that one color and go with it. I love yellow on me. People hate yellow, but I love it.”

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Antonio Berardi's pick: Flame red

“I like flame red, and red is not an easy color. But it enlivens a person — it’s hot and it's sassy and it's sexy. It's something we always use and it's something that people always want.”

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Rachel Roy's pick: Yellow

“Colors are very personal. Everyone has a strength in different colors. I know some blonds don’t like yellow, but I love yellow on blonds. One of my favorite moments was Gwyneth Paltrow in a yellow dress of mine.”

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Christian Siriano's pick: Fuchsia

“I love fuchsia. I think fuchsia looks great on dark skin, light skin, if you’re tan, not tan.”

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