Coco Chanel black and white color quote

Coco Chanel black and white color quote

“Women think of all colors except the absence of color. I have said that black has it all. White too. Their beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” – Coco Chanel

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Diana Vreeland bad taste quote

Diana Vreeland bad taste quote

“A little bad taste is like a nice splash of paprika. We all need a splash of bad taste – it’s hearty, it’s healthy, it’s physical. I think we could use more of it. No taste is what I’m against.” – Diana Vreeland

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Accessories are where all the fun is

“I really believe in keeping your canvas very basic and sort of adding the accouterments from there. I look at creating intrigue with outfits through accessories.” – Erin Wasson

“For my wardrobe, I like to invest in classic pieces and pair them with more trendy new pieces and accessories each season.” – Liya Kebede

“It’s not what you spend but how you wear it that counts. The key is often to dress up inexpensive basics with accessories.” – Chloe Sevigny

Click on the embedded video to see Bill Cunningham’s narrated photo slideshow “Accessories as Co-Stars” on The New York Times YouTube channel. 2 min 56 sec video. October 2014.

Pin: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/306385580873560120/

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Seth Godin new fashions quote

Seth Godin new fashions quote

“New fashions (of all sorts) come from unexpected places, not from the arbiters of what’s correct.” – Seth Godin

Short and to the point post on why something that’s new is not something that’s popular – “new is always used first by people who are willing to look ridiculous” – and gives a great explanation “why it usually takes years for something to become an overnight success”, by the insightful Seth Godin:

http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2014/05/you-look-ridiculous-in-that-outfit.html

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Diane Keaton black and white color quote

Diane Keaton black and white color quote

Color is a powerful thing. It can grab your attention. It can affect your mood. It can overpower you.

“Why black and white? Because color can be too demanding.” – Diane Keaton

Click the link to read Diane Keaton’s interview on Pinterest’s blog:

https://blog.pinterest.com/en/diane-keaton-actress-and-home-decor-enthusiast

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Black and white wall decor

I really like these two black and white wall decors.

black and white geometric wallpaper, hand drawn shapes, random geometry wallpaper by nama rococo

black and white geometric wall decal, faceted gems, crystal wall decal by urban oufitters

First is black and white geometric wallpaper in hand drawn shapes Random Geometry by Nama Rococo – hand painted and hand printed large format art wallpapers. Photo: Keven Kennefick.

Second is black and white geometric faceted gems vinyl wall decal Crystal by Urban Outfitters (update: no longer available). Photo: Urban Outfitters.

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Paulo Coelho elegance and simplicity quote

Paulo Coelho elegance and simplicity quote

“Elegance is achieved when, having discarded all superfluous things, we discover simplicity and concentration; the simpler the pose, the better; the more sober, the more beautiful. And what is simplicity? It is the coming together of the true values of life.” – Paulo Coelho

http://paulocoelhoblog.com/2013/11/20/elegance/

“The simplest things in life are the most extraordinary. Let them reveal themselves.” – Paulo Coelho

Let’s try and make 2014 elegant and simple, thus extraordinary. Here’s to the New Year!

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Karl Lagerfeld black and white color quote

Karl Lagerfeld black and white color quote

“Black and white always looks modern, whatever that word means.” – Karl Lagerfeld

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Diane von Furstenberg fashion quote

Diane von Furstenberg fashion quote

“If there is one rule for dressing, for fashion, it’s pretty much the same rule as for everything else in life: don’t go against yourself, don’t go against your own nature. It’s only going to show.” – Diane von Furstenberg

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To trend or not to trend

Karl Lagerfeld fashion and style quote

“Trendy is the last stage before tacky.” – Karl Lagerfeld

Stick to your guns with your style.

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