Aller à = to suit someone (expressions with aller)

We know that the verb aller means to go in French. Therefore aller à + location means to go to. But here is another use of aller à + person:

Le rose va à ma sœur.Pink suits my sister.

Les chapeaux ne vont pas du tout à mon copain !Hats don't suit my boyfriend at all!

Ce chapeau va vraiment bien à Margot.This hat really suits Margot.

La grossesse va bien à ta femme.Pregnancy suits your wife.

In French, the verb aller à + person can be used in the context of looking good, for example when trying on clothes, to say to suit [someone] / to fit [someone].

Note that you can use aller bien à (to suit well) or aller mal à (to suit badly/to ill-suit).

 

ATTENTION: 
In order to say it suits me/you/him/her/us/them... 
you cannot use  à + stress pronoun, but rather need to use indirect object pronouns as such:

[the thing(s)] + me/te/lui/nous/vous/leur + [va/vont]

Non, cette couleur ne lui va pas du tout!No, this colour doesn't suit him/her at all

Cette coupe de cheveux me va bien, n'est-ce pas?This haircut suits me, doesn't it?
 

 
Other usage:

You can also use aller à + person to ask/say that [someone] is fine with [something], i.e. that something suits you:

Nous viendrons à 9 heures. Ça vous va ?We'll come at 9. Is it ok with you?

Ça lui va ? - Oui, ça lui va parfaitement.Is he ok with that? - Yes, he's perfectly fine with it.
 

 

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Nous viendrons à 9 heures. Ça vous va ?We'll come at 9. Is it ok with you?
Ce chapeau va vraiment bien à Margot.This hat really suits Margot.
Ces chaussures ne me vont pas, elles sont trop petites!These shoes don't fit me, they're too small!
Les chapeaux ne vont pas du tout à mon copain !Hats don't suit my boyfriend at all!
Non, cette couleur ne lui va pas du tout!No, this colour doesn't suit him/her at all
Le rose va à ma sœur.Pink suits my sister.
Cette coupe de cheveux me va bien, n'est-ce pas?This haircut suits me, doesn't it?
Ça lui va ? - Oui, ça lui va parfaitement.Is he ok with that? - Yes, he's perfectly fine with it.
Cette robe te va vraiment bien.This dress really suits you.
La grossesse va bien à ta femme.Pregnancy suits your wife.
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