Merry and Bright

via Harpers Bazaar



Another gray winter is setting in and I am not in the mood!  I defy you cold and snow!  I am fighting back ~ with color.  I want bright, I want bold, I want hot colors with a bad-ass attitude to get me thru the holidays and beyond.  COLOR creates energy and energy creates warmth.

Valentino highlights brights for the resort 2015 collection that is "over the rainbow."  From sneakers to bags to jewelry, it's a great way to inject a little ray of sunshine in to an otherwise neutral outfit.

via Valentino




Or if a neutral outfit is not what you had in mind, Valentino has you covered in robust color and pattern as well.  WOWZA.  Buckle up, other designers are following suit.  We'll see juicy fruit hues as the weather warms.




Too much?  OK, baby steps….Dolce and Gabbana's embellished leather goods impart a regal touch.




Or kick your keels up at a sweet holiday soiree in these D and G's ~




or sashay away on vacation in Christian Louboutin's  Cataclou wedge





I wouldn't mind Eddie Borgo's block bracelet which would mix and match with almost anything,


but would certainly not turn down Stephen Webster's stunner of a multi colored bauble




IF I was made to choose (gun to my head), I'll take the DVF for H. Stern sapphire statement maker… Yes, please.  Not all that bright, but it shines like a diamond.



Of course if a small token doesn't seem like enough to ring in the New Year, snuggle up in Alturzara's  fur finery (or Valentino's as above).  You'd be spotted easily in a snow storm.






Better still, envelope yourself in a light bright interior.  A jolt of color goes a long way in lifting a somber mood.

Miles Redd


Just imagining stepping into one of these rooms lifts my spirits.


Indra Marcinkevichen


Amanda Nisbet


Jamie Drake


If all of the above is out of reach, grab a bottle of polish and go crazy




OR ~ add an uplifting bouquet, it is like a shot of sunshine in a vase.




OR ~  a new pretty pout in a bright, seductive shade can cure what ails you (me).








I defy you to smile ~ My spirits are lifted already.  Goal accomplished, #writeitdownmakeithappen seems to have worked (for now anyway)!

Have a MERRY and BRIGHT holiday, dear readers  : )





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