Flamingos are intriguing creatures. The communal birds live in massive colonies that typically range from tens-of-thousands of birds to hundreds-of-thousands. There have even been reports of flamingo colonies with millions of birds. Flamingos are known for being very gregarious, and they dazzle spectators with graceful movement and poised stature. And while there are scientific explanations as to why they habitually stand on one leg, it’s almost as if these aristocratic birds are posing for the paparazzi.
The iconic fashion designer Bill Blass famously opined “when in doubt wear red.” That logic especially makes sense if you are the type who is confident and competitive—and you want to be liked. After all, red is the color of energy, dominance, desire, and attraction.