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Bold colors enliven drab winter days

Updated: 2013-01-16T02:32:47Z

By CARLA CORBAN KATH

Special to The Star

Add some cheer to your winter closet with vibrant hues.

Gray and black are boring this season and next, said Becky Hanf of Mission Fresh Fashion on Johnson Drive. She suggests topping off black pants with something dazzling, such as a neon green sweater.

“Color is important for your whole psyche,” said Hanf, who stocks her shelves all year with vibrant, comfortable coordinates that are made in the United States. “It just makes you feel and look better.”

Older women often wear bright colors with confidence, she said. She credits their belief in bright hues to trial by age and says that younger women should take note.

“We have a huge following of 65-year-old women who have three or four pairs of colorful jeggings,” Hanf said. “Anybody can wear color.”

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