Type and Style

Seasons through the Styles

 Spring in Styles

Four Type Systems authors include: Segerstrom, Wright, Donner, Bulter, Garza/Lupo, etc. (before DYT)

Style System authors include: Northrup, McJimsey, Kentner, Pflaumer, Welch, Kibbe, etc. (style quiz)

So let’s take each of the styles, through the four types:

DRAMATIC | NATURAL | CLASSIC | ROMANTIC | GAMINE | INGENUE | ANGELIC

 

DRAMATIC
 

Only Clear Spring is said to be able to be a Dramatic of all the Springs (according to Kentner).

 

Kentner doesn’t advise Dramatic for the Summers.

 

Kentner advises against Dramatic for the Soft and Warm Autumns, so it is best for a Dark Autumn.

 

Type 4 is given the style advise most consistent with Dramatic. 


 

NATURAL
 

 

Kentner doesn’t advise Natural for the Moonlight (Cool) Summer.

Type 3 is associated with style advise the most consistent with Natural.

Note: natural dark autumn is not recommended, acc to Kentner
She recommends dramatic or classic instead

Kentner does not advise Natural for Cool or Clear Winters. 


 

CLASSIC
 

 

 

 

 


 

ROMANTIC
Indian Summer should not dress Romantic
Gentle Autumn only can wear Romantic (no lace)
 

 

Kentner advises against Romantic for the Indian (Soft) Summer.

 

 


 

GAMINE
 

 

 

 

 


 

INGENUE
 

The Type 1 is given style advice the most consistent with Ingenue.

 

 

 


 

ANGELIC
(Angelic is the most rare essence, unlikely to be dominant).