I’m not exactly sure how it happened or why. I just found myself gravitating to all shades of pink. Who knew that I would succumb to the color that I shunned for decades — and willingly too! Up until recently, I did not have anything of this saccharine hue in my wardrobe. Then the unexplainable happened. I bought a pair of hot pink shoes and then some accessories. These purchases may have forever piqued my fashion fervor to lean towards Barbie’s favorite color.
For the first time this year, Pantone has chosen the pairing of two shades as color of the year – rose quartz and serenity blue. According to Pantone’s official page, Rose quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times. Blue has always been the color of any given year for me. Navy, royal or powder blue – I like it in all its shades. Now, however, it’s time to explore the power of pink.
Hot pink in small servings works! Donning sneakers with everything is all the rage now. Since this is already a striking color, I suggest wearing these with white, denim or muted apparel.
I found these ultra comfortable flats from local manufacturer Bella in a Christmas bazaar in the South and was immediately attracted to its animal print design done in pink and blue. Mix and match these with handmade accessories from House of Heirloom and you’re ready to go.
Summer is just a couple of months away! Enjoy your day in the sun with the roundie Mandala towel from Quiver.
The Girl In You
Rihanna wore volumes of pink when she attended the Grammy’s last year. Remember her dramatic super last minute entrance in her cupcake gown? Newly-crowned Ms Universe Pia Wurtzbach donned a terno in pink and white when she made her courtesy call at Malacanang last Tuesday. And just today, Sofia Vergara walked the red carpet wearing head to toe hot pink in the SAG Awards. If these women can embrace pink, so can we!
Turn heads in these fabulous creations by Avel Bacudio.
The new year has brought a lot of changes. Change is definitely good. Opening up ourselves to possibilities in small or big doses means we choose to experience life. My gosh, even my Iphone 6splus is rosegold! My 4year old daughter certainly approves. More of my fab finds and adventures next week!
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