It’s been over a year since a color has popped out to me, saying, “Hi! I’m the Color Of The Moment: let me guide your taste with a gentle hand.” That color is dusty pink—for boys. Continue reading “Color Of The Moment: Dusty Pink For Boys”
There are a few rose bushes on my block. They’re quite a vibrant mix of flora too, as some are floral and some are dark red and some are even very pale yellow. They’re sweet, Springy eye candy to take in on the block. Continue reading “Color Of The Moment: Mauve Roses”
As we fall deeper into Fall and wander around October darkness, people start wearing black more to mourn the loss of Summer and the fading of their tans. But wearing all black seems so passé, like you’re some moody New Yorker who lives for this time of year. Is there a sophisticated variation of your cool weather blacks? Yes, it’s dazzle camo.
The best part of a parking lot are the miniature oil slicks that are gasoline puddles. They are oozing rainbows flattened onto the ground, a fusion of dark street with radiating pastels whose light absorbency turns them to deep jewels. The colors are harmonious and powerful, worthy of guiding a personal aesthetic: let this be our color of the moment.
Henri Rousseau was a French self-taught “impressionist” painter. His works are dedicated to outdoor scenes, closeup greenscapes that include vivid wildlife and exaggerated florals. His works are a blend of deep jewel tones, hyperbolized variations of natural scenes: that makes them perfect for fashionable emulation. Let Henri Rousseau’s work be the color of your moment. Continue reading “Color Of The Moment: The Works Of Henri Rousseau”
I was in the desert two weekends ago and got to hang out with one of my favorite, bizarre dry weather plant: the ocotillo, formerly known as fouquieria splendens. The plants are bright, almost neon green loose leaf stems that end in fiery orange flowers. They seem to defy their surrounding existing as this strange hybrid of dense vegetation while retaining that desert spike: it’s like a cactus that has the spirit of gladioli. Continue reading “Color Of The Moment: Ocotillo”
If you’re looking for some great looking stones for yourself or others, this New York magazine slideshow will do the trick. It also features introduced me to a stone that I have now become obsessed with, one that I think can guide your aesthetic this week: Lighting Ridge Opal. It’s not just one color but many but, for the sake of mood boarding, we’ll call it one color. Let it be ours for the moment. Continue reading “Color Of The Moment: Lightning Ridge Opal”