AMAZING REASONS PEOPLE LOVE THEIR FAVOURITE COLOUR

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Colours are important features in our daily lives and they mean different things to different people, colours also reflect situations and may serve as an indicator to a person’s mood or state of mind. Many times, we seem to take colours for granted maybe because we see them so often; nevertheless, we need to sometimes appreciate the beauty colours add to life. Substantial credits to The Literary Cafe crew, below are some of the reasons why people love their favourite colour.

Tosin:
“I like green because it represents nature, more like earthy sage green. Sometimes yellow, because it looks happy, I don’t have a favourite but I like earth tones.”

Fifi (Age 3):
“My favourite colour is Pink because that is princess colour.”

Tawakalitu:
“My favourite colour is ‘nude’ and it is my favourite because it’s Kim Kardashian’s signature and it looks so good on her.”

Maestro:
“White, because it represents purity and peace.”

Desmond I:
“Yellow, because I admire traffic warden people.”

Oversize:
“Red, because it is Izakaba people colour (laughing).”

Bade:
“White, because it is Real Madrid’s colour.”

Enobong:
“Black, because it looks nice on me and it makes me look slimmer.”

Lota:
“Magnolian Violane with a touch of cockroach brown. Cockroach brown is bae.”

Tobi:
“White, not because I love it but I noticed I have a lot of white shirts and when I shop, na white I dey always find.”

Muna:
“But for what it’s worth, mine is Red because it reminds me of the Blood of Jesus.”

Esther:
“Black is my favourite colour. People say black is no colour but the absence of all colours and that it connotes negativity or a negative personality. For me and to me, black indicates dignity, respectability, serenity and elegance. It matches any and every colour. You can never go wrong with black. It is sleek, it just shows that independence and power. Black is serious and dynamic, it is just different, it hides a lot of things and it is very simple. Lastly, because of my skin colour, a black attire makes me look attractive.”

Aisha:
“Purple, its a calm colour and not girly like pink.”

Tammy:
“My favourite colour would be black. Basically, everything I own comes in black and I can’t really place a reason. Well, with clothes, it goes with everything. I think the colour is just cool and sleek, especially jet black.”

Wura:
“My best colour is purple because it reminds me that I am royalty.”

Akachukwu:
“Best colour is white because it is true, pure and presents things the way they are.”

Anu:
“Purple, the richness and its depth, gives me magnitude. Black too, the dare that comes with it makes me feel I can be just me regardless of what people think.”

Ifeoma:
“I love orange. No particular reason.”

Dami:
“Purple, it’s royal. Turquoise, it’s pretty and distinctive.”

Kemi:
“I don’t have any favourite as I enjoy different colours based on my mood.”

Olaolu:
“Black. Invisibility.”

Amaka:
“Blue because it is bright.”

Tosin F:
“Burgundy, because it is fly; and black.”

Ephraim:
“Mustard because I just fell in love with how cool it is.”

Tracy:
“I love red because I have a feeling it brings out my confidence each time I wear it on.”

KayCee:
“Navy blue, it looks good on me and it goes well with black.”

Priscilla:
“Teal. The sight alone makes me so happy.”

Tije:
“Fuchsia Pink because I love the class it gives to anything.”

Steve:
“Blue, works well with my complexion.”

Seun:
“Black. Wearing black or even using an item that is black represents me as having a serious, confident personality.”

Ife:
“I don’t really have any but if I’m to choose one, it would be ‘nude’ because it is versatile and goes with a lot of things.”

Airat:
“Purple because back in the days only royals could wear purple so it makes it a special colour and it is a fun and pretty colour.”

Obiora:
“Blue. Confidence when worn.”

Sophie:
“Blue, because it is cool and calm.”

David:
“Blue, it’s cool and appeals to me gracefully.”

Molade:
“Red, because it is sharp.”

Tobi:
“Pink, because it is pretty.”

Pexxie:
“My best colour has got to be purple because purple pops mehn! Or Red.”

Pius:
“Blue, because it evokes a sense of calmness and serenity, a sort of peace.”

Promise:
“Lemon green, because it speaks a lot about nature. Nature inspires me a lot.”

Kofo:
“Brown, its calm, bossy and homely.”

Mikel:
“White, because it is unique and it shows class. For example, the home of the most powerful world leader is the White House, the best footballer on the pitch is recognised with a white boot, kings and brides wear white regalia.”

Chiamaka:
“Mine has to be teal. It is unique, inviting, exudes confidence and is very attractive and what more?, it is not everywhere. I could buy anything coloured teal even when I don’t really like it.”

Wole:
“Black, because it is elegant, classy, stylish, mysterious, signifies authority and power. Black goes with anything too.”

Clinton:
“Black, because its black. Its dark and it looks nice when well-worn.”  

Yewande:
“Black, because it is beautiful and it does not stress, though often associated with evil, it accepts other colours without discrimination.”

Mrs. Ob:
“Brown, because it is calm and cool.”

Betse:
“Blue is just calm and chilled.”

Khasome:
“White and Purple. White is a very peaceful colour and always makes everywhere brighter. It also looks good on anybody. Purple for me shows elegance, there is something very regal about it. Sophisticated.”

Anonymous:
“Black, because it is a demonic colour and I like it.”

Irene:
“Blue, because it looks good and it just has this appealing look. I can stare at the sky for hours.”

Desmond:
“Red, because it is scary.”

Saheed:
“I like black because it is shiny and it’s basically a badass colour. Blue too because I think it is regal and sophisticated.”

Nnamdi:
“Green, because I like nature.”

Eunice:
“Light blue for me because it calms me and it signifies purity.”

Beverly:
“Orange because it is vibrant.”

Dupe:
“Red because it is never wrong for an event; then white and black out together because it is classic.”

Adesola:
“Red, because it stands out.”

Aminat:
“Red, brings out femininity.”

Mrs. Oj:
“Purple, because it stands for royalty.”

Femi:
“Grey, you can never go wrong with grey.”

John:
“White because it is Real Madrid.”

Gabriel:
“Best colour is black, I love neatly-ironed black suit and black shoes.”

Oludare:
“Purple. Has certain richness and depth to it.”

Oge:
“Peach, because it is cool.”

Valentine:
“I will say it is blue. It speaks tranquillity and soulness.”

Dayo:
“Blue. Fascinating.”

Angela:
“Blue is cool.”

Ope:
“Blue and Gold. Blue makes me less attractive, it gives me this cool look unlike other colours and it works well on my skin. I don’t know why I just like gold.”

Womiloju:
“Okay, Red. Why is red my favourite colour? It tops my appearance like what icing is to cake. I love red for its bold nature, uniquely blending a sharp and stunning feature. Red puts me in-charge!”

Daalu:
“Black, because it affirms design and style.”

Seun K:
“Black, fits perfectly with everything.”

Ginger:
“Black is bae, words fail me.”

Tomiyin:
“Yellow, the colour of sunshine, hope and happiness, has conflicting associations. On one hand, yellow stands for freshness, happiness, positivity, clarity, energy, optimism, enlightenment, remembrance, intellect, honour, loyalty and joy.”

Khadija:
“My best colour is Lilac because it looks so calm and its pleasing to the eyes.”

As we can see, colours mean different things to different people and people love them for different reasons. Can we ever do without colours? NO!

Why not share here your favourite colour in the comment box below and why you like it, even if yours is cockroach brown, pineapple yellow, bush rat grey or even the “colour” of water…lol, you just gotta love a colour, it’s such a colourful world we live in, share yours.

 

 

 

 

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