Trend Spotting | A Case for Coral

Tuesday, May 14, 2013


When I was a little girl I used to exclaim with flashy exuberance that my favorite color was RED!!! To most peeps red signifies a garish and often ostentatious existence, like you’re trying too hard to really stand out. Be it with apparel and accessories, décor or design, red tends to overpower everything it comes into contact with.
  I always felt that the confident color really stood for everything I stand for and still stand behind: Power, drive, energy, and strength. As I grow older (but far from wiser) I’m beginning to use the color sparingly, for understated impact with such an obvious instrument. But nowadays when I crave the color crush in higher dosages, I rely on coral to tickle the fancy left behind from remnants of red still pulsating in my head.

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As you can see, coral starts to become the “neutral” red could never be, replacing the brash with flashes of brilliance. Whether paired with lighter pinks or darker pigments, coral takes on a sophisticated feminine beauty you can’t get with allover applications of red on red on red. Maybe I am getting wiser after all, eh??

How would you use coral?
In the home or in your wardrobe?

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7 comments

  1. I love coral! I really love the bed sheets! I wish I could have a bed like that! :D

    xx Denysia Yu
    http://thatlaitgirl.com

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  2. One of my all time favorite colors....especially with Black/white/gold. Very Art deco!!!!

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  3. such a beautiful colour for the home and my denims too.xx
    NANCIEMWAI.COM

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  4. YES. It's all about the coral. LOVE.

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  5. Hello! Your blog is an absolute beauty!
    It's so lovely!
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    Danica Stark
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  6. I love your blog and its very inspiring I would love to have decorations like these. ♥
    Mi_Mi
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    mi-miworld.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. Some people take the fashion to an untouchable stage with their extra ordinary merit of design and color combo of outfits.You are such a kind.Lovely color combo.


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Give it to me...gimme that funk, that sweet, that gushy stuff

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