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Daydream In Black and White Polka Dots

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Zimmermann Resort 2014 Polka Dot Ruffle Dress | Polka Dot Wallpaper | Polka Dot Pillows In Room | Polka Dot Bridesmaids Photo by Amy Majors Photography | Polka Dot Baby Annoucements ($350) | J.Crew Minuit Big Dot Linen Dress ($148) | Deborah Lippmann Staccato Nail Polish ($19) | Kate Spade Polka Dot iPhone Case ($40) | Black & White Polka Dot Luggage Tag ($9) | Black & White Polka Dot Bow Heels ($58) | Sweet Dot Jeans ($62) | Black & White Polka Dot Washi Tape ($3.50) | Black & White Polka Dot Leather Tote

I have a white dress filled with black polka dots and every time I wear it, it makes me feel extra summer-y. It got me thinking about how fun yet classic this pattern is. Come daydream with me today in all things black and white polka dot.

Do you like this pattern?


Color Fashion

Daydream In Aqua & Neon Yellow

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Matchstick Diamond Sham ($18-22) | Colorblock Utility Shirt ($66) | Ivory Spotted Bandeau Dress (£76) | Sperry Audrey Boat Shoe ($48) | Aqua and Neon Yellow Tassel Earrings ($25) | Perfect Dot Lounge Pants ($58) | Multi Bead Bracelet Set ($8.31) | The Wild Thing bareMinerals Eyeshadow ($30) | Sasha Skirt (Girls) ($36)

The neon trend has been keeping its staying power and recently I’m loving the pairing of neon yellow with one of my all time faves – aqua. It’s a light hearted combo that has me daydreaming of sunny skies.

Do you like the combo of aqua and neon yellow?


Color Fashion Home Decor

Daydream In Midnight

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J.Crew Leather Trim Peacoat ($425) | Tao Earrings ($45) | Wit & Wisdom Reversible Dot Print Skinny Jeans ($78) | No. 2 Pencil Skirt In Dot Brocade ($148) | Everett Upholstered Chair ($500-650) | Cabinet ($800) | Glinting Midnight Collar ($138) | Recycled Leather Cardholder ($10) | Ciate Power Dressing Nail Polish ($15) | Michael Kors Runway Blue Dial Watch ($250) | Right Here Heels ($60) | Quilted Lips Patent Clutch (£245)

Ever since the Orla Kiely Lust List post, I can’t get this beautiful and mysterious color out of my head. It’s deep rich tone that pairs so perfectly with sparkles is ideal for holiday parties and everyday wear alike. I love the moodiness it can give off in furniture like that cabinet and chair as well as its ability to be matched with rose gold in an unexpected watch. So versatile and wonderful for the season.

Do you like midnight?

Fashion Food Patterns

{Lust List} A Watermelon Outfit

Blazer (£35) | Cubist Necklace ($50) | Polka Dot Tote ($295) | Green Skinny Jeans ($20)

I’ve embracing the warm summer weather these days. What better way to relish it than in a watermelon inspired outfit!

What’s your favorite summer fruit?

Color Fashion Home Decor Paper Party Patterns

Daydream In Green WIth Black & White Stripes

Party Setting | Rouge And Whimsy Clutch ($19) | Kate Spade Folders ($15) | Headband ($14) | Boatneck Top & Kelly Green Jeans | Wedding Bouquet | Dining Room | Kate Spade Stationery ($26) | Skirt | Zebra Pillow ($80)

As you can tell from my website, black and white with pops of color are my fave. So, when I started noticing green paired with black and white stripes I couldn’t wait to share with you. It has a classy and even preppy feel to it that just draws me in.

Do you like green paired with black and white stripes?

Color Fashion Photography

{Color Inspiration} It Was All A Technicolor Dream

 

Photos and lookbook via Nasty Gal

Eye-catching neons and smoke signals. All things I love. Not sure if I can pull off these looks, but it would sure be fun trying!

Are you mixing neon into your wardrobe?

Color Fashion

{Color Palette} Colored Denim

I just bought an aqua pair last month and I’m hooked. So, I’ll take one of each please. Thanks.

Photo by J.Crew via J.Crewing

Do you like colored denim?

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Daydream In Pastel Yellow

Dresser from Martha Stewart | Clay Rose Earrings by Flora Jewelry Shop($23) | Lauren by Ralph Lauren Crop Pants ($89.50) | Parker Jotter Pen ($7) | Land of Happy Card from Sign Fail ($4) | Vintage Metal Bread Box from Bridgewood Place | Pleated Dip Hem Skirt ($56) via Lifetime Moms | Yellow Condiment Spoon ($2) | Yellow Tea on the Go Cup ($20) | George 3 Leather Flats (£49)

I’m not sure why, but I’ve always loved pastels. Maybe because I’ve always had a soft spot for the 50′s. You can imagine my excitement when I saw that pastels were on their way in this season. I thought I’d start off with pastel yellows, which are way more fun than just for baby showers at which you don’t know the gender yet! Love it especially paired with bright white and patterns.

Do you like pastel yellow?

Color Fashion Home Decor Vintage

Daydream In Rust

With Autumn upon us, I thought it fitting to finally think in Fall colors. Goodness knows I’ve been in denial about the seasons changing. I love my Pacific Northwest summer so very much! It’s funny how swimming in the river can brainwash you quickly into a sun-aholic. However, the thought of the rustling leaves, pumpkin pie, cinnamon, hot apple cider, and visits to the corn maze and pumpkin patch pull me back together. I forgot how much I love Autumn too. So, to remind myself and you how beautiful Autumn is, today we’re going to daydream together in the lovely reddish brown hue of rust. Rust reminds me of seeking out vintage goodies at an outdoor flea, but it’s  also such a great Autumn staple to decorate your home and fill your closets as you watch the leaves change into this beautifully rich color!

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Do you like the color rust?

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Daydream in Mint

By Ron Whitfield from Positive Posters

So, I have a confession. I have a secret obsession with the light, refreshing, and retro feel of the color that is mint. This all began when I was little and I rode to elementary school everyday on a mint Huffy with white tires. The thorns at the school were determined to make it impossible to ride, but I was even more determined to fix every flat it gave me. Then, in college I decided to get a bike having not since ridden since then. I tried out a bunch of really crappy bikes, and finally I went to a fancy bike shop and found the bike of my dreams in, of course, mint. Now that I think about it I may have been more in love with the color than the bike. The bike was completely out of my price range as a student and I opted for a 2nd hand one later on, but I have never stopped daydreaming about that awesome breezy bike and imagining myself riding to a park with a picnic in my wicker basket.

$229.99 by Electra from Sport Chalet

The resurgence of my love of mint all started with recently winning a shopping tote from Fabric & Handle from Design Darling. Salinya from F&Hwas such a sweetheart to work with when discussing the details of my tote. I chose the gorgeous Amite with light tan straps, which was a refreshing mint linen with small details in the fabric. It arrived in a drawstring dust bag, which made the reveal all the more exciting. The tote had  beautiful and durable matching lining and sturdy touchable leather straps that are so smartly adjustable with button snaps! I used it the whole weekend at Summer School PDX and everyone kept asking about it. They come in such great colors that somehow can act like a neutral to match your every outfit. (Picture below of Amite by Fabric & Handle.)

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I thought it was totally appropriate since this week was the start of summer to daydream in a little bit of refreshing mint! In fact, my nails are painted mint as I inspiredly type up this post.

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Do you like mint? Do you have a color that reminds you of your childhood?