Think Pink

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{An Über-Chic Pink Room in Ines de la Fressange’s Home}

Seeing as how October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it only seems right to celebrate the color pink and everything it represents. The color pink comes in a plethora of shades and is typically associated with the traits of compassion, nurturing, and love. I’ve always been a fan of pink, particularly in its brighter incarnations. I think some people mistakenly believe that pink is girly and meek, but quite the opposite is true. While pink can be feminine and ethereal, it is also a very powerful color. It takes moxie to wear pink or to commit to a pink sofa, pink walls, or a bright pink front door as seen above. You’ll notice in my round-up below that pink works in just about any space in various applications and it looks just as fabulous whether you’re dressed for day or evening. Are you a fan of pink? Admittedly, it isn’t a color that I wear very often, but I do have quite a few pops of pink throughout my home. This month, I challenge you to “Think Pink”!

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{Stunning Pink Chinoiserie Panels from the early 19th Century in a feature by Wallpaper Historian Carolle Thibaut Pomerantz for Veranda}
pink room{A Beautiful, Eclectic Room with Pale Pink Walls and a Bright Pink Sofa}

pink india hicks
{India Hicks’ Famous Pink Linen Sofa}
LSD PINK
{Style Icon, Lauren Santo Domingo’s Moda Operandi Offices are Dressed in a Pale Pink Hue | Image via Architectural Digest}

pink sofa{A Classic English Roll-Arm Sofa Swathed in Pink Velvet—Love this! It works because the rest of the room is pared down and neutral.}

pink sitting room

{The walls in this room are such a pretty shade of pink. I’d bet that the color is really flattering in the evenings by lamplight.}

Pink Suellen Gregory

{A Bright Pink French-Style Chair in a Gorgeous Vignette by Suellen Gregory via Veranda}
pink miles redd
{Miles Redd’s Pink Room}
SK Pink
{A Timeless Pink Dining Room by Suzanne Kasler}
ruthie sommers domino
{Ruthie Sommers’ Famous Settee Covered in David Hicks’ Iconic La Fiorentina Fabric as featured in Domino}

pink lonny

{This is such a pretty shade of pink and I love the way they mixed the various patterns in this room featured in Lonny.}
pink door
{A Chic Pale Pink Door}

pink olivia palermo{Olivia Palermo Chic in Pink}

pink suki waterhouse
{Suki Waterhouse in a Pale Pink Confection at the 2014 Met Gala with Boyfriend Bradley Cooper, Anna Wintour, and Aerin Lauder}
emma stone pink met gala
{Emma Stone in Two Shades of Pink in an Ensemble by Thakoon at the 2014 Met Gala}
aerin lauder pink
{Aerin Lauder in a Bright Pink Gown}

pink kate{Pink is fit for a Princess}

pink jessica alba
  {Jessica Alba’s Pretty in Pink Moment in a Reem Acra Gown}

pink oscar de la renta

{A Fun, Pink Skirt by Oscar de la Renta}

pink jenna lyons

{Jenna Lyons in Hot Pink}

pink coat kate beckinsale

{Kate Beckinsale in a Pretty Pink Coat}

Think Pink La Dolce Vita


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Pool Kelly Wearstler

{Kelly Wearstler’s Stunning Beverly Hills Pool}

It probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that summers in Houston are hot and unbearably humid. Fabian and I were just wondering the other day if it gets worse each summer or if our tolerance for the heat and humidity just grows lower as we grow older. Every year, when summer rolls around, we always lament to each other how much we wish we had a pool. We don’t plan to stay in our current home long enough to justify the expense of putting one in, but it is definitely a priority for our next house. It’s warm enough to go swimming nine months out of the year in Houston and it makes it much easier to get through the hot and sticky summer when you have a pool to cool you off– not to mention the built-in exercise and entertainment factors! As I dream about having a pool, I can’t help but be drawn to beautifully-designed pools and pool houses. I typically think simplicity is best and will endure the test of time, so you won’t see a ton of crazy shapes, slides, and water features here. Instead, I have focused on classic pools that are chic, timeless, and I would imagine quite refreshing!

Pool House AD

{I love the deep indigo color of the pool tiles in this pool and especially love the architecture of the pool house. The chippendale railing is incredible! | Image via Architectural Digest}

Pool Raleigh Hotel

{The Regency-style pool at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami is pretty major.}

pool janice parker

{The pool and surrounding area in landscape architect, Janice Parker’s Millbrook Farm project evoke thoughts of the Italian countryside. I love the simplicity of the pool and the imposing topiaries.}

Pool JK Place Capri

{The pool at the J.K. Place Hotel in Capri is the picture of chic simplicity.}

Pool AD Juan Montoya

{This gorgeous pool surrounded by hydrangea hedges is the very picture of Hamptons idyll thanks to designer, Juan Montoya. | Image via Architectural Digest}

Pool Round Cabana Domaine

{Isn’t this round pool charming? | Image via Domaine Home}

pool AD

{A Simple, Clean-Lined Pool with Slate Decking via Architectural Digest}

Pool Southern Living

{The classic gardens and symmetrical lines of this pool complement one another perfectly. | Image via Southern Living}

pool anouska hempel

{Anouska Hempel designed this lovely pool. I love the symmetrical elements surrounding the pool area– chic boxwoods in concrete pots, concrete orb objets, a pair of benches, and two whimsical umbrellas.}

Pool Carolyne Roehm

{Carolyne Roehm dotted the perimeter of her pool with white Chippendale benches and boxwood topiaries in blue and white pots, of course!}

pool decking

{I really like the simplicity of this pool and especially like the wood decking around it which looks clean and modern. | Image via Pinterest, Original Source Unknown}

Pool Howard Design TTI

{An Elegant Pool and Garden by Howard Design Studio via Things That Inspire}

Pool Luxe

{What does a modern farmhouse call for? A sleek, clean-lined pool! | Image via Luxe Magazine}

Pool Aerin Lauder ED

{Aerin Lauder’s Chic Pool and Pool House in The Hamptons via ELLE DECOR}

pool florida

{A Beautiful Pool and Lush Landscaping at a Home in Florida’s Alys Beach | Image via Pinterest}

Pool George Cukor

{Legendary Director, George Cukor’s 1930’s Pool and Pool House in Los Angeles}

Pool Estee Stanley Lux

{A Spanish-style house receives a treatment of printed cement tile and black and white striped furniture, courtesy of designer, Estee Stanley via Luxe Magazine}

Pool Kathryn M. Ireland

{Kathryn M. Ireland’s Charming Santa Monica Home features a Lovely Pool}

What is your idea of a great pool?

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