The Fantastic Four: Creme & Color

I love how spring brings out the vibrancy in colors, and with the temperature heating up there’s no time like the present to mix in a bit of brightness into your wardrobe. Although white is regarded as the summer staple for it’s crispness and ability to maximize even the tiniest glint of a tan, cream is the shade that I find maximizes my summer shading without all the cons of white. Between the necessity for bleaching, the fear of staining and the legend that white makes you look ‘fatter,’ who needs it? Mixing cream with bright colors is going to be one of my favorite go-to pairings for spring, it may even become an everyday sort of thing.

[1] I know it’s slightly crazy, I mean it’s a flamingo on your arm for fashion’s sake, but something about the hot pink flamingo’s body adds just the right amount of energy to the cream Kate Spade Jezibel handbag. It’s definitely ‘out there’ but I love it just the same. [2] The holy grail of fashionable shoes, Christian Louboutin, knows the way to a girls heart this summer. The blue suede and cream nappa leather on the Mago court shoes are utterly to die for on those signature red soles. [3] Spring and summer call for cute skirts, and I’m not talking barely there minis. For the sophisticated and flirty, this Milly Justene Plissé Border skirt, with its red and navy geometric shapes, was love at first sight. [4] I’m an obsessive compulsive scarf buyer, perhaps I just like walking around my house with my hair in rollers, wrapped in a scarf, like I’ve suddenly been transported to the sixties and become Betty Draper or Joan Holloway, but I’m coveting this Giselle Garden scarf from Erdem.

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