Summer siren…pink-red-wine fusion!

“You look like a summer siren!” exclaimed a work friend as we walked from the office under the blazing sunshine. Tuesday was one of those rare, lovely summers day we haven’t had in a while. It’s on those days I like to dress as bright as I can and take advantage of the sunshine.imageSo a summer siren….huh? Sirens are found in many Greek stories, Homer’s Odyssey for instance. Sirens were beautiful, yet dangerous creatures, their┬álovely music was said to entice sailors to their doom. imagePhoto:Google Images

According to my friend, my outfit with it’s colour fusion of oranges, pinks,wines and reds was fiercely beautiful and enticing….just like those mythology creatures. As the conversation went on and we strolled through the park, we saw beautiful red flowers and as they complimented my outfit, we thought that this was certainly a photo opportunity!!imageWhen I put on my outfit on that morning, I never thought I will walk through the park under the sun and red flowers. The outfit was my choice and my environment just helped me look like a ‘summer siren’. Sometimes our environment and society can influence how we look but at the end of day we are our own style Picassos!!image

For a rosy summer….Think Pink!

This week I was watching the Audrey Hepburn classic 1957 American musical romantic comedy movie, Funny Face and the overture song ‘Think Pink’ had me all excited about wearing pink . The chorus sings that pink is perfect for everyone and every occasion and…….even shampoo and toothpaste should be pink!imageLittle girls around the world love pink. It is a colour that reflects sweetness, innocence and uncomplicated emotions. Most of us have associated pink with the ‘Barbie’ revolution but now fashion is certainly having a close affection with this colour and it’s creeping into the grown up wardrobes.image.jpegThere are many shades of pink……magenta, hot pink, rose, bubblegum, watermelon, fuscia….to name a few. Whichever pink you pick, it’s guaranteed to make your outfit fizz.

When you shop this summer, and see pink, know that everything is going to be rosy because, according to colour psychology, pink represents compassion, nurturing and love. It also may indicate happiness and good health.

This year pink has been a strong feature on the Fall/Winter 2016-2017 catwalks so it looks like the 1957 Think Pink colour anthem got it right, pink is now the colour to which you gotta switch as it makes your day, makes your night……and it can even make your year.