Blog / Color of the Year
January 22, 2014
What's the temperature where you are? Currently it's 12 degrees for me with a wind chill below zero. This is what they call atypical weather for our area of south eastern Pennsylvania... thank goodness. The snow finished in the middle of the night topping off at 10 inches. If it was not so cold I would consider a day of sledding, but we wouldn't last 10 minutes out there. What is one to do with some young kiddies who are cooped up and climbing the walls? Bake of course. We brought out the mixer and whipped up a bundt cake...
January 15, 2014
Hi Friends! Has everyone heard that Radiant Orchid is the pantone color of the year for 2014? I have to admit that I've always wondered how these colors are picked each year and who does it.... how about you? Well I did a little research. The color is announced each year from Pantone which is a company who created a color matchings system that you see in various manufacturing industries... not just fashion. Do you remember the day of learning your primary colors? Well they are the base of all colors, but each color has it's own unique recipe. That...
April 22, 2013
Did you shop with Bob Mackie last weekend? What did you get for yourself? There were many gorgeous things for spring. Color always awakens the blooms that bring the warmth of the season, but this year, it’s the Pantone color of green, emerald to be specific, that everyone is talking about. I wore this one in the green-multi for the 4 AM show this past Saturday morning. Bob Mackie's Cold Shoulder Printed Top w/ Scoop neck & Button Detail (pictured above). It’s a new item in the Bob Mackie Wearable Art collection. If you...
March 21, 2013
Happy Spring, everyone! After a long dreary winter, we are finally coming out of a cold haze. We're feeling rejuvenated and our wardrobe will definitely reflect our renewed energy. In her recent post on Facebook, Margaux singled out a gorgeous new piece of Wearable Art. Green has always been a color to symbolize renewal; not to mention that is also Pantone's Color of the Year. Green is an invigorating color and this maxi dress will definitely get you into the mood! Its flattering lines, on-trend colorblocked look, and cheerful hues make it a perfect Spring pick. The scoop neck creates a...