Month: January 2013

Mood Board | Old World Emerald

Mood Board | Old World Emerald

I wanted to end my emerald-based color boards with an emerald-inspired mood board. I haven’t created mood boards in aaaages and I’ll try to keep creating them on a regular basis in addition to my color boards. What’s there not to love about emerald? It’s […]

Color Series | 229 | Laspata/DeCaro re-post

Color Series | 229 | Laspata/DeCaro re-post

I’m re-posting a photo from Laspata/Decaro of this fabulous Oscar De la Renta from last February. It’s such a great image showing this year’s emerald mixed with retro green-yellow hues. The green-yellows have a very 1950’s mid-century vibe to them, but the print is anything […]

Color Series | 228 | Dsquared2

Color Series | 228 | Dsquared2

I love seeing emerald combined with other neutrals like black & white or grey & white. It’s preppy without being stuffy. It’s fresh and upbeat. It’s energetic and eye-opening. This photo shows how a velvet emerald blazer, when paired with classic trousers and a white […]

Color Series | 227 | Erik Madigan Heck |

Color Series | 227 | Erik Madigan Heck |

Happy 2013! I wanted to start off this new year with a series of color boards dedicated to the color emerald! Pantone is naming color #17-5641 the color of the year. You’ll be seeing it everywhere in fashion and in interiors. Some of you have […]