Monday, February 14, 2011

Think Pink!

Honeysuckle has been nominated Colour of the Year 2011 by Pantone! “In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color that gets the adrenaline going – perfect to ward off the blues,” explains Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Honeysuckle derives its positive qualities from a powerful bond to its mother color red, the most physical, viscerally alive hue in the spectrum.”
I couldn't agree more - all Winter and Spring I searched the racks in both Auckland and Sydney for some BRIGHT Summer fashion. Only to be met with neutrals and pastels, and an disturbingly overwhelming glut of 'dusty pink'. I LOVE pink. I have loved pink since I was at the tail end of my 'black from head to toe' period in 1993, when I broke up with a like-minded boyfriend and by way of rebellion and closure, suddenly embraced pink in all it's fuschia glory - Schiaparelli-style. Pink is hot! I will be wearing pink through Winter and hopefully will have some appropriated threads for Summer 2011/12!

I'm not much into Valentine's Day - but it is my sister's birthday! (Check out her cool Blog here), So I prefer to celebrate that occasion. Never the less, here are some of my fave pink things this Valentine's month:

Gaga on Vogue US March 2011

Wildfox 'Burning Bright' Tiger Print Tee


Victor & Rolf Flowerbomb Limited Edition La Vie en Rose

Pink Suede Fringe Louboutins

Haigh's Rose Cream Chocolates

MAC lustre lipstick in Lovelorn

Rayban Wayfarers

Elle MacPherson Intimates Strawberry Pink Boudoir set

My fave Isabeli Fontana in Oscar de la Renta Spring 2011 gown
(worn by Lea Michelle @ the Oscars, here)

Archipelago peony Candles, available @ Superette Store

NARS 'Tainted Love' set incl. new hot pink limited edition Multiple - Angelika

Rosewater Martinis

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