Summer is officially in full swing and for many of us this is the first time we’ve been able to step outside to enjoy it to the fullest since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The past couple of years saw us uncertainly moving through a changing landscape where working from home became the new norm, social distancing was essential, and outdoor activities were pretty much off the table. But now that restrictions have been relaxed and the number of those vaccinated has increased, the sunny outdoors have never looked so inviting. And what better way to celebrate than with a wardrobe update bursting with colors that reflect this bright optimism?
Color can have a major impact on the psyche. The association between brightly colored clothing and happiness is not new. In fact, the idea of instilling joy through what we wear has a name—‘dopamine dressing’—and has long been the subject of psychological research. But, can the colors we wear actually have an impact on our mood? Well, since there’s no harm in testing the theory, we’ve gathered the best pieces to incorporate some color into your closet this season. From brilliant blues and shades of orange; read on to discover the five most joyful hues defining summer ’22.
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