Inspiration: Lilac

Inspiration: Lilac

Lilac is the perfect color for March! It pairs well with blacks and grays for cold, wintery days. And once the sun comes out, lilac becomes bright and springy combined with pastels. Here are some of my favorites in lilac:

Ramekins – Imagine them filled with strawberry shortcake!
Camisole – Equally great with a chunky charcoal sweater or white slacks.
Earrings – Handcrafted, very delicate and only $36.
Candle – This tuileries candle smells as good as it looks. It’s my current favorite.
Eyeshadow – Lighter shades of lilac are matched with a black-violet liner.
Chair – It was impossible to locate a lilac upholstered chair online, so this is a Photoshop-special.
Skirt – The perfect volume and color for only $34 from La Redoute.

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  1. Beth at 6:17 pm

    Gorgeous! I heard that Nigella is coming up with lavendar measuring cups for the Lilac Trust (UK) soon…

  2. hyb at 8:17 pm

    It’s so nice to dream about pretty lilac things when it’s snowing outside! I love the ramekins 🙂

  3. Chelsea at 11:49 pm

    Love this post.I think this color has been regaining popularity of late. Lilacs are my favorite flower if I can have one. I was overjoyed when I discovered two ancient bushes in our yard recently.Can’t wait for spring!

  4. Beth at 10:59 am

    Hi Missem! Sorry, I wrote that wrong. It’s the Lavendar Trust and it’s a UK breast cancer charity.