Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Lapis: The New Black

Street Style NYFW 2013
This luminous purplish blue takes its name from the popular gemstone and it's viewed as an eye-catching alternative to black, with a similar slimming effect.

Stella Mc Cartney Falabella Tote Bag
According to Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone's Executive Director, "this shade is conductive to meditative moments, whether you are zoning out in a lapis-painted room or wearing the vibrant blue."

Irma Guzman Eco Jewelry Persian Nights Necklace in Lapis and Jade

The Persian Nights necklace is sure to be a focal point for any outfit, made from bombona seeds in lapis and a large tagua nut pendant in jade.
Giuseppe Zanotti Platform Wedge Sandals
This brilliant hue works with patterns on feminine silhouettes such as Erdems' full-skirted dress.

Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon walked the Red Carpet on Oscar night in a lapis Louis Vuitton strapless gown.
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What to wear with lapis

1. For a cool, unexpected contrast, accessorize with a lime-green piece like the Calypso necklace, made from bombona seeds.

2. Irma Guzman Eco Jewelry's Gaia wrap bracelet in berry adds instant polish.

3. The Flavia earrings in jade are a soft accent against a bluish hue.