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2016 // top posts

Hello. Happy New Year’s Eve! You know I love my eves! 2016 was a really good year for me. I made transitions with my career and couldn’t be happier.  My business is doing very well and I love, love, love all the projects that I worked on this year.  I’m looking forward to what 2017 will bring.  Celebrate the last moments of the 2016! Thanks for allowing me to share my blog with you.  Here is a glimpse of the most popular Sparkle is the new Black posts for 2016…

Top post for 2016

 1. GK Krew //photoshoot

2. dom + elle Look Book

3. Save the Date Infographic

4. High Fashion Save The Date

5. graphics // Wedding invites

6. Pantone Fashion Forecast 2017

7. makeup monday // refined romance

8. Backstage at Rodarte

9. California Love

10. makeup monday // golden globes

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Pantone Fashion forecast 2017

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Just as we are in midst of Black on Black monochromatic hues of winter fashion we see vibrant in our near future. Pantone released the top 10 colors for Spring 2017.  The colors are reminiscent of the hues of nature with a sense of earthiness to bright and vivid hues that exude bold emotion and feeling.  In conjunction with New York Fashion week, the color experts at Pantone featured these top 10 colors you will see this Spring. Here is a glimpse…

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And this is what we saw on the runway…

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Fruity Spring

Oh hello there Spring…

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Spring has officially arrived. I’m excited to incorporate more color into my dark wardrobe of black on black. I love spring colors – so soft with the array of fresh pastels. I came across these fruit spring art that I completely adored. For those that know me, I do have globophobia, but these actually don’t bother me. I love them – they are so fruity fresh. Here is a glimpse…

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{images via Pinterest}
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Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone Color of the Year

Earlier this month, Pantone announced the Color of the Year for 2016. 2016 is a special year because two colors were announced – Rose Quartz {13-1520} and Serenity {15-3919}. Pantone explained that the combination echoed a growing trend of challenging traditional perceptions about color association in fashion, art, interior and all types avenues of design. The colors bring a sense of calm and relaxation which seems to be the overall tone for 2016. Pantone started the Color of the year in 2000. Here is a glimpse of the Pantone colors in the last 15 years…

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