this must be the most IT blue this summer season. now with the discovery of the blue pigment that could help to cool off the building – the vibrant blue will not only be spotted from runway but even to the building rooftops!
image courtesy of Oregon State University
a bright blue pigment discovered in 2009 by OSU chemists which has high solar reflectance indicates that this ‘cool pigment’ could be used in a variety of exterior applications by reducing surface temperatures, cooling costs, and energy consumption. as a result of this testing, Shepherd Color Co. has licensed the patent for commercialization efforts.
learn more about this vibrant blue – “YinMn blue” – here.
+ capri blue by vince +
vince has launched couple styles with this “capri” blue. after all it is by vince. everything stay cool and minimal, including the colors. nothing too screaming.
+icebergs by JCFO+
that blue. the icebergs installation is part of the annual summer block party series, opens from July 2 – September 5 at the national building museum in washington dc. learn more about the installation, here.
for a while i’ve been referring this bright blue as field operations blue. now officially i can call it the YinMn blue!
image via washingtonian| photography by Evy Mages
happy blue sunday =)
images via rag & bone | common projects | net-a-porter
the spring weather in philly has been pretty inconsistent so far: you may have a super beautiful 70s day on friday and then here comes a gloomy 50s raining day over the weekend. hello mr. spring!
i am so looking forward to having a consistent 70s at least three days in a row (am i asking too much?) so i can finally put on white sneakers.
there are always room for another shades of gray for your spring & summer staple.
✚ via rag&bone ✚
Continue reading “getting ready for the season: for her”
last monday of july, and i am thinking about black and white outfit including a pair of john varvato sneaker for monday! unfortunately (and luckily to my wallet) all these awesome converse don’t have my size.
sneakers : converse by john varvato | outfits : 2015 resort collection by ji oh
all images via THE LINE
” Built to last but never boring, these objects are a mix of established favorites and our latest finds from emerging names across fashion, home, and beauty. What unites these quintessential things is their staying power, the intention of their making, and how they work together in the context of a carefully considered life. ” – the line
new york-based THE LINE probably has the most current & wanted collections from fashion to design objects for home. ( i was totally sold when i saw they have the common project sneaker)
Continue reading “some black & gold from the line”
regardless the enter of summer daylight saving ( one hour shift makes a magical impact on our daily life ), we won’t put away our winter hats & coats until a pleasant, generous temperature that can last more than two days in a row.
this is the first time since i moved to philadelphia back in 2002, that i am really, really enough with the winter and cannot wait for the spring and summer to come! here are couple things that help me virtually feel the presence of spring.
Continue reading “sunday mix : spring”
[styling by april and may | for baby lookbook 2014 ZARA | photography by JAMES STOKES ]
what a lovely surprise to find out one of my favorite stylists/bloggers april and may are the team behind this adorable lookbook of zara baby collection 2014. beemster (NL)-based stylists april and may bring their usual cheerful, earthy and modern take for the little ones… really, really cute!
Continue reading “oh baby | zara baby collection 2014”
i realized i am wearing blouse+sweater combination quiet often this winter… and this is pretty much what i would like to wear everyday this winter. plus a black skinny.
1. jcrew cable knit trapper hat
2. chintiandparker sweater
3. rag&bone parka
4. equipment blouse
5. barneys new york cap toe lace-up ankle boot
6. by boe earring
yeah, i like to make my numbering more complicated than it should be… no such a clock-wise logic.