Charcoal and Navy are like the new Black. Charcoal colours are more forgiving on the skin tone and not so heavy for the complexion. For those who can’t wear black, why not try this tone instead. You just might be surprised. Usually the these shades have a hint of other colours within them. So they can be mixed and matched with those colours. For instance, for a wedding, a mother of the bride may wear a charcoal dress has just a hint of pink, you can compliment the bridesmaids by dressing them in a hot pink, or a pale pink, This will look lovely together in photos.