March 25, 2012

queen of all colors: black

lace frill dress seen at Jaeger London
The message you send by wearing black: empowered, not easily manipulated, loves elegance, appreciates subtlety and knows when to shut up. Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, a master of female sensuality and poetic color, said: "I've spent forty years discovering the Queen of all colors was black." So true.

Dance at Bougival by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Renoir knew how to combine reds and yellows. 

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