Comment on Skin Colour is Not a Fashion Statement (And no, we won’t “get a tan…”) by Kota.
I too have VERY pale skin which does not tan at all. Couple this with my blue eyes and my hair turning grayish-white by the time I was 24 and you get people thinking I’m albino (even though I’m not). I like my skin tone. It sets me a part from all the sheep that think you have to be orange to look healthy.
Fashion-wise, I tend to dress in richer, cooler colors, like cobalt blue as opposed to baby blue. Warm colors and pastels just make me look corpse-like. Since my skin is super-sensitive to the sun, I tend to wear long-sleeved button tops and long pants year-round (breathable since I live in Texas) with a hat if I’m going outside. It’s just easier to me than having to constantly rub sunscreen all over my body so that I could wear shorts. Plus, I think I look more elegant and professional when wearing the more conservative clothing.
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