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Pantone has officially announced Pantone 15-3919 Serenity and Pantone 13-1520 Rose Quartz as their Pantone Colors of the Year selection for 2016. Why care about this stuff some might might ask? - well this stuff will play a strong influence on the color of products you will see from runway fashion to everyday appliances during the coming year.
This color combo is said to be a harmonious pairing of inviting shades that embody a mindset of tranquility and inner peace.
Looks pairing the lighthearted, healthy glow of Rose Quartz, with the cool, refreshing tone of Serenity, create a soft and natural statement.
Raymond Stuart Kelvin CBE, the founder and chief designer of British fashion retailer Ted Baker is tapping into the blue serenity hue for menswear due to its “freshness,” while he notes a similar rose shade, “nude pink,” has been a best-seller for the brand’s womenswear line
Weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity comforts with a calming effect, bringing a feeling of respite even in turbulent times. A transcendent blue, Serenity provides us with a naturally connected sense of space.
SOURCE: LEATRICE EISEMAN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PANTONE COLOR INSTITUTE™
The soothing, calming nature of colors in the Spring collections are led by PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz, a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Like a serene sunset, flushed cheek or budding flower, Rose Quartz reminds us to reflect on our surroundings during the busy but lighthearted spring and summer months.
INTRODUCING ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY
Pantone Color of the Year: 2007-2015
Pantone, owned by Washington, D.C.-based Danaher Corp., has a system that helps manufacturers define color precisely. Every year, the company polls décor and fashion designers, as well as manufacturers and retailers, on what colors they intend to use, led by Ms. Eiseman, to pick the color of the coming year. Pantone will tip off some marketing partners so that they can create products, such as Sephora cosmetics and Keurig coffee makers, that use the colors.
Right up there with the awful mattress shopping experience is the ridiculously awful sheets and towels shopping experience. Going to the bedding department at chain stores like BED,BATH & BEYOND or the local Macy’s is sure to be a confusing, baffling and usually a boring exercise that concludes in an enormous heavy bulky plastic bag that you have to lug to your car and cart into your house. And the price is always about three times what you set out to spend as the salesperson keeps moving you up the price chain (for the better stuff so
Once home, you find that all the fluff comes off the towels in the dryer, then on you after your shower and the sheets are scratchy. You don't even think of taking all the stuff back and just hope its all wears out quickly so you can replace.
Wait did we just suggest you go through this again?
A way better alternative from Snowe Home. By partnering directly with the best factories, Snowe Home offers exceptional products at a lower cost than other premium retailers. Good news. They have sourced from Italy and Portugal at affordable prices. The sheets are made using 500 thread Egyptian cotton percale providing a lightweight smooth and crisp feel. Best of all – easy online ordering and it ships to your door.
Luxury quality made attainable
WHICH BOND is your FAVORITE?
which BOND is BEST?
The Bonds are dressed in classic 007 dinner suits designed by Oscar winning costume designer Lindy Hemming, based on the original costume.
The exhibition coincides with the forthcoming release of SPECTRE, the latest in the James Bond series, due to hit British cinema screens on October 26. SPECTRE will begin its rollout in North America and South America on 6 November.
Lazenby, Moore and Connery recreate different variations of a classic Bond pose – arms folded and pistol held aloft, Craig, Brosnan and Dalton are shown in more relaxed poses.
You can meet all the Bonds through November 30, 2015 in London. After that they take off for a world wide tour – check to see your local dates.
Visiting London, Snag tickets to the tune of $35 at the official website.
Movie Synopsis - Pure action Mayhem
A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organization known as Spectre.
Meanwhile back in London, Max Denbigh (Andrew Scott), the new head of the Centre for National Security, questions Bond’s actions and challenges the relevance of MI6, led by M (Ralph Fiennes). Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Q (Ben Whishaw) to help him seek out Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux), the daughter of his old nemesis Mr. White (Jesper Christensen), who may hold the clue to untangling the web of Spectre. As the daughter of an assassin, she understands Bond in a way most others cannot.
As Bond ventures towards the heart of Spectre, he learns of a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks, played by Christoph Waltz.
AN ASTON MARTIN DB10 from SPECTRE one of only ten in the world.
Spring or summer wedding in your future?
ABOUT PLUM PRETTY SUGAR
Look to these gorgeous floral bridesmaid dresses from Plum Pretty Sugar. The light gowns are offered in a pale palette of soft colors. The gowns make a beautiful silhouette for photos. Available in four different designs, you can mix up the looks and colors – but keep the overall feel you were going for.
Created by hand and made from soft silk and delicate printed silk chiffon with a soft structure and a flowy float as you walk, the gowns make a very pretty statement. The gowns are made in the USA and are $380. Each gown has it’s own name Billy, Charlie, James, and Ryan.
See the complete collections here
Charlotte Hall, founder of Plum Pretty Sugar, designs her looks to reflect a breezy easy lifestyle. We think she captures it perfectly with PPS Couture. Plum Pretty Sugar offers collections of robes, sleepwear and accessories for bridal party getaways, bachelorette parties, honeymoons and cute Mommy & me sets.
Available in 8 beautiful colors @ Nordstroms
Nothing matches the even heat distribution and versatility of cast-iron cookware except when coated in a porcelain enamel glaze. This enameled collection offered by Le Creuset delivers all of the benefits of cast iron while allowing you to let your dishwasher do the cleanup after you’re done cooking!
Cooking is fun with this collection as food turns out so well and you can serve from this beautiful looking collection. You can continue from stove top to oven without having to change pans perfect for stews or a good Hungarian Goulash.
What we really love - FREE SHIPPING - this collection is expensive to ship but now you can pick out the perfect gifts and send them for free (or gift yourself!). Thank you Nordstrom.
Have some fun with these awesome looking watches under $100. There is an amazing array of styles any guy can appreciate – change from business week to week-end casual – at these prices you can buy a few different looks.
Who says you only need one watch?
Did you know less than 3% of clothing made, is Made in America?
The Buck Mason Men’s Clothing Line’s is Made in the USA, by entrepreneur’s and owners Sasha Koehn and Erik Schnakenberg. All the Buck Mason Men’s Clothing Line is 100% Made In The USA. Its merchandise ranges from 100-percent cotton slub tees for $24, to oxford button-downs for $88, to indigo jeans for $135 to $155. All the cotton is loomed at Cone Mills White Oak factory in Greensboro, North Carolina, and all clothes stitched together in LA.
View Buck Mason’s entire menswear collection and buy online at www.buckmason.com. You can select a package with a selection of quality shirts, t-shirts, belts, a brand new line of blue jeans or a custom-made hat. You try on the clothes, keep what you like and send back the rest. They pay the shipping both ways. Really effortless way to see if you like the fit. You have a full 14 day’s to try to decide what to keep, you get a full refund for anything you send back.
Born in the USA
Sasha and Erik were recently on Shark Tank where they turned down the sharks’ offer so they could grow the company they want. They agreed the exposure was good for business, the company is growing 20% month over month.
Our thoughts ― the high quality and good look should keep them busy for a long time.
Just what you need to make any travel better, a collection of nügg face masks will make you feel like you are at the spa and the results are awesome. Hello hydration, good-bye dullness. These single-serve cups are perfect for on-the-go. What we like about the 4 pack collection is you get to try the different masks before committing to any specific one. The mask is light on the skin, and smells amazing.
The collection includes a Revitalizing face mask to revitalize and plump dull & tired skin for a radiant look, a Exfoliating mask for a smooth & clear complexion, a Soothing mask to soothe & balance troubled or sensitive skin, and a Hydrating mask to intensely hydrate and soften the skin. Get rid of all that travel grime immediately on arrival – so easy to use and it stays on for just 5 minutes to get results. You will love these so much they will become your go-to gift for friends, co-workers and family.
These individually sealed cups are the right amount for one time use, TSA approved size, non-chemical, natural, award winning, deep cleansing, and hydrating. Take one along on your next trip
This new album from Pompeya, is the perfect summer music for road trips, beachy week-ends and backyard BBQs. Happy, light, catchy and fun, makes you want to laugh and dance. This is an easy must have decision.
Pompeya is a group from Moscow, but their latest album Real was mostly recorded in the US. In 2013, Pompeya signed with the No Shame label opening up new opportunities. The band was able to work with different producers and engineers changing up their music from Tropical, their last album. Stylistically, the album is way more New Wave and Pop with hints of Disco, Funk and other genres. Songs like “Pasadena” and “Anyway” are more nostalgic in sound with reminders of Duran Duran, and The Cure. “Pasadena” a favorite track on the album and is a perfect Summer soundtrack. Its about a place one finds inspiring
and romantic, a must have summer road trip song with sounds that transports you to sunny southern California.
3. OOOOO (Cry About It)
4. To the Orient
8. Tell Me, Tell Me
9. To A Kid
10. Last One
You can introduce yourself as Bond, Jane Bond in pure bond style. Omega has the ladies covered with the Women’s Seamaster. Featuring precise Swiss-Quartz movement, a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal, and water resistance to 990 feet It not just for guys take a look.
Tahitian Jelly Bean? Right! - Not the ones you eat but the fun Swiss made luxury watch you can wear
Fun, bright playful colors to accessorize your fashion. Classic Navy and Grey perfect for those business meetings. Straps are changeable giving you more choice. Cool looking, long wearing silicone strap, perfect for traveling. Plus Swiss made ensures a good quality watch.
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