Black compression - fashionably super easy or not?

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Many choose black compression as a "safe bet" so that it goes with everything in the closet. But that's actually a fallacy. If you look at the outfits at the end, you come to an important insight:

Black doesn't go with everything - it just doesn't get in the way.

But what is really the wrong thinking?

It's like all the colors in your closet. If you're not combining them with classic jeans, you need a little more sensitivity to find the right combination. You can stay in one color family, such as B. warm or cold colors, or perhaps set accents with complementary colors. These are the colors that are opposite in the color wheel.

Let's take black as a color, as I always recommend with beige colors, then it also needs a reference point in your look. Perhaps it can be found in your accessories or forms the basic color of your outfit and another color just sets a highlight. Like in my autumn look in this article, where not only mine Mediven 550 in black with the fashion element Nature fits in beautifully, but also casually frames the long coat in an otherwise very monotonous black.

What if black compression is not supposed to play the main role?

Yes, even in my wardrobe it is rather an exception that black as a color plays the main role in an outfit. I personally look very dominant in all black, unless the garment is elegant. But if you do go for black flat knit compression, what to do if you don't want to focus on it?

Use a uniform look for the rest. Try combining pieces that are relatively solid in color. Give them life with a little highlight with a different colored (or even black) belt or other accessory. This way you don't give the compression too much space, but you still let it play a supporting role.

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Pattern as a mood booster

I'm honest, the darker seasons give me a lot of trouble. This year I am trying to bridge the initial winter depression with constant, lighthouse-like candle consumption and gently rock the soul from the inside with tea into spring. Unfortunately, I cannot wear these two measures, so I consciously resort to patterns that lift my mood. The Nature pattern from medi is my absolute favorite because it reminds me of the colorful autumn leaves and the spring-like euphoria when the first buds appear. Somehow it has a calming effect on me and lets me look calmly on the run-up to Christmas. Make sure to try the pattern with your next recipe. You can combine it with any color and even choose whether it can adorn your legs or arms in one or two colors.

If you need help with your decision and would like to see the diversity of the medi Flachstrick world at a glance, they will help you Pattern color finder unbelievable!

Bring black compression back to life

And now storm out into the autumn world, let black experience again and get through the cold months both fashionably and mentally well.

Feel free to join my new mood therapy group: "Candle, Tea and Pattern Feelings". We still have a few places available.





This article was created in cooperation with Medi.
Pictures: Michaela Kern

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Author: Caroline Sprott

Caroline Sprott is a remarkable personality involved in the world of lipedema. Born in Bochum in 1989, she now lives in Augsburg. Her professional career began as a trained media designer and she works full-time in marketing. But that's not all - Caroline is also a lipedema speaker, author and model. She is committed to the fight against lipedema and is passionate about supporting the community of those affected. Caroline founded the Lipedema Fashion Blog to share her experiences and knowledge with other sufferers. She wants to create a place where women with lipedema can find information without having to go through private Facebook groups. She combines her passion for fashion with her commitment to the lipedema community. Some interesting facts about Caroline Sprott: Style and fashion: Caroline loves fashion and sees it as a passion and therapy at the same time. She doesn't let compression stockings limit her and opts for creative outfits. Style Icon: Your style icon is Grace Kelly, a woman of natural elegance and inspiration. Favorite colors: moss green, yellow, pastels and navy blue. Weakness for animals: Caroline greets every cow - a loving gesture that shows her love for animals. Important life philosophy: Stay inquisitive, curious and optimistic - life is too short to waste even one day. In addition to being a model and entrepreneur, Caroline Sprott is a health influencer who advocates for the lipedema and lymphedema community. Her commitment and positive attitude are inspiring.

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