From Fussy to Fabulous

"Susan loves red, but she was wearing the wrong shade—her signature color looked harsh against her fair complexion. You noticed her clothes before you noticed her," says Adam. He steered Susan away from cherry red and into a dress in a rich shade of bordeaux, which better suits her skin, hair, and new makeup. A little red can go a long way: Susan didn't need red lips and clothes.

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