Black is a slimming colour because it "hides" the visible shape of your body. For example, if a bigger woman is wearing a white dress, your eye would instantly see every non-smooth part of her body, but if she was wearing a black dress, the eye would see the woman as more "whole" than separate parts. If you are standing in a white room, the room will look bigger because white is a very bright colour, whereas if the room was dark, it would look much smaller because it is such a contrast to the daily outside colours that we see.
nearly right ... Actually we see as black as more slimming because we cannot see the shadows created by lumps and bumps on black material. It only works from the front or back, as soon as they turn to the side its impossible to hide the shape of the body. Because white is such a bright colour we can see all the shadows that lurk underneath all those fat rolls- exaggerating them.
I personally think I look great in both colors and it doesn't matter which one I wear... I thought of white as a slimming color... but I'm skinny anyway.
You are all quite right. And as the last comment clearly stated, wearing black or white doesn't always make a noticeable difference in size. It depends on the person, I'm like that too. However people with "Rolls" or "lumps and bumps" usually do look better in black because they are harder to see on black material because the shadows caused by them are not visible since shadows are dark too. And so it gives the illusion of a slimmer silhouette. And as for white material, it can not get any lighter so the shadows will be most visible with this colour. Making larger people look slightly larger.
I think it depends whether you are overweight or skinny. It also matters about the surroundings (ex. wearing a white dress in front of a dark wall) which would make it either more or less noticeable depending on what you are wearing against what background.
It is a complete opposite of our skin color so it compliments our hair, eyes and lips
Not really. Black and gray are better slimming colors. Also vertical stripes.
black blue purple red green pink white
Black is the absence of all color. White is the presence of all color. Therefore, black has no actual color.
On a color palette, it would be white then black. White is the absence of color. Black is a mix of all colors.
White is every color, whereas black is the absence of color.
Well, black and white aren't technicly called "colors".
Black is NO color white is all color.
White it looks totally flattering in black light and you stand out more than most people.
Black and white are not colors; black is the combination of all colors and white is the absence of color. Color television has all the colors (red, orange, etc.), while black-and-white television is just in black, white, and gray.Correction: Black and white are not colours, they're shades. So a black and white tv is a not a colour tv.black and white are shades. Any colour that is not in the rainbow, such as pink, black and white are in fact not colours, but shades.
Black is not a color, it contains no colors. White is a color, it contains all the colors.
White is a combination of all the visible colors. Black is the absence of color, so black is not a color.
Is black the absence of color? Well, the answer is all in perspective. In light Black is the absence of color and white is the essence of color, but in paint black is the essence of all color and white is the absence of color.
white and black are absence of color, but id consider black to be warm and white to be cool.
purple and white
Black and white are both colors.
Blue, black, and white.
Black and white
The display is black and white.
It was plainly blank. Not even a color, until BLACK ON WHITE. Originally, white was the color of cloth, such as coats or doyles. White was fancy with black.
Black is the absence of color. White is every color put together. And grey is a color plus white added to it.
It was broadcast in Color although if you still had a black and white TV in 1966 to 1968, it was of course in black and white.
Black and White. Scientists think that dogs see in either black and white or limited amount of color.
Black is slimming, but only stripes make one look fatter.
In the most simplistic sense the color GRAY is 50% Black & 50% White. Thereby, making the color GRAY equally close to BOTH the Color WHITE and the Color BLACK.
White and black makes whiteblack. White and black make grey.