GETTING HAMMERED

via Tassel and Twigs

via Tassel and Twigs

The pursuit of gold is the stuff of lore. Remember the legend of El Dorado? Gold illuminates and enhances and continues to hold us all in thrall. However, when overused or utilized in the wrong context, it can look garish and tacky. The trick is the right doses, and were you to go whole hog, the combination is key.

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HUE DU JOUR: PASS THE MUSTARD

Gucci shoe

Gucci shoe

I have a thing for mustard. Not for the condiment, per se, but for the color . It’s like a more grown up version of bright, sunny yellow: a little more sophisticated, although just as cheery, particularly when viewed in the right light. It looks fantastic when paired with cognac, deep turquoise and a moody taupe, particularly chic with beige or bronze, and amazing simply on its own. Remember how Michelle Williams looked in that mustard yellow gown by Vera Wang (see below)? Continue reading

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