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Colour Inspiration ~ February 'Animalistic'

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Colour Inspiration ~ February 'Animalistic'

February is the month of Valentine's Day, romance and love but I wanted to introduce a different spin to the usual pink and red colour theme.  Here are some examples of lingerie that celebrates the raw, animalistic side to love.

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Colour Inspiration ~ January 'Summer Blues'

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Colour Inspiration ~ January 'Summer Blues'

What glorious weather we have been having! (OK, today has seen the temperature plummet and I'm back to wearing three layers but I have high hopes that it's just a temporary glitch in summer.)

January in New Zealand is all about summer holidays and beach vibes so it was perfect to base the month's colour inspiration on 'Summer Blues'

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Colour Inspiration ~ December 'Precious Jewels'

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Colour Inspiration ~ December 'Precious Jewels'

Emerald, Sapphire, Ruby, Turquoise and Amethyst.  These rich colours look fantastic paired with luxurious lingerie fabrics such as satin, lace and velvet.  A single colour can stand alone quite beautifully but also really shine when combined with another jewel tone.  They also look great in combination with black for a more moody styling. 

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Colour Inspiration ~ November 'Natural Neutrals'

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Colour Inspiration ~ November 'Natural Neutrals'

November's colour inspiration is all about tone on tone on tone.  White, ivory, cream, ecru, taupe, latte, mocha - however you name the colours, they look great in combination and are soothing on the eye.

What is your go to neutral?

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Colour Inspiration ~ October 'Spring Pastels'

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Colour Inspiration ~ October 'Spring Pastels'

I'm not sure if it was the two pastel colours from last month's colour inspiration or that we finally have some springy weather where I live that has me obsessing over all the pretty pastels.

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