Friday, August 3, 2012

Classy Pink

...Rose, Roze, ροζ, Różowy,  Bándearg, 粉红色, Rosa...

This was one of those weeks with half a million unfinished projects, plenty of appointments, invitations almost every evening and guests at home, it was starting to feel like a roller coaster...I thought of slowing things down a little with perfectly pale and pretty glimpses of pink, just to remember the more carefree days of my childhood...
Esta fue una de esas semanas con medio millón de proyectos sin terminar, llena de compromisos, invitaciones casi todas las noches y huéspedes en casa, estaba empezando a sentirse como una montaña rusa...Pensé en calmar un poco las cosas con pálidos y preciosos asomos rosados, solo para recordar esos días despreocupados de la niñez...

¡Hola!

Pink is often a color we love or hate, it has that appeal. Soft and subtle it is delicate, peaceful and gentle, but bold and vibrant shocking pink can be emotional and stimulating to your senses.
El rosa es un color que amamos u odiamos, tiene esa cualidad. Si es suave y discreto se percibe delicado y relajado, pero si es fuerte y vibrante el rosa puede ser poderosamente emotivo y estimulante. 


Pink is always a girls favorite color, perhaps because it is friendly and protective, warm and delicate.
El rosa es siempre un favorito para las chicas, quizás porque es amigable y confiable, cálido y delicado.


Once looked at as a color reserved for little girls, pink is becoming the color of female power and is soaring to the top of fashion trends.
Antes se consideraba un color reservado para niñitas, pero hoy, el rosado se ha transformado en un símbolo del poder femenino y ha escalado al tope de las tendencias en moda.

Prada bag and wallet.

The trick is to use select pieces to accentuate the overall look.    
El truco es usar piezas selectas para acentuar el aspecto general.



Brighter pinks are youthful, fun, and exciting, while vibrant pinks have the same high energy as red; they are sensual and passionate without being too aggressive.
Los rosas brillantes son juveniles, alegres y excitantes, mientras que los más vibrantes tienen la misma energía que el rojo; sensuales y apasionados pero sin ser agresivos.

Valentino

Pink is often viewed as kitschy or even vulgar, cheap, tasteless, artificial or superficial, resulting from an inappropriate context.
El rosado es muchas veces considerado Kitsch o incluso vulgar, barato, de mal gusto, artificial o superficial, esto generalmente se  debe a un contexto inapropiado.


Genders respond to pink differently, most men reject pink categorically. They are under false impression pink would diminish their masculinity, or take away their potency, or make them look weak.
Los géneros responden al rosa de forma diferente, muchos hombres lo rechazan categóricamente. Piensan erróneamente que el rosado disminuiría su masculinidad, o les restará potencia y los hará ver débiles.


It is a stylish color and while generally considered feminine, it’s not just for girls! Are you man enough to wear Pink?
Es un color con mucho estilo y si bien generalmente es considerado femenino, ¡no es solo para chicas! ¿Eres lo suficientemente hombre como para usar rosa?


Fortunately or unfortunately, pink makes us crave sugar.
Afortunadamente o desafortunadamente, el rosado nos hace anhelar el azúcar.


Pastries taste better when they come out of pink boxes or served on pink plates, this is a fact, and it only works with sweets!.
Las confituras saben mejor cuando salen de cajas rosadas o están servidas en platos rosados, esto es un hecho, ¡y sólo funciona con los dulces!.


The key to decorating with pink is to prevent the color from overpowering the space.
La clave para decorar con rosa es evitar que este color domine el espacio.


Pink creates energy and adds an element of fun to any room. It’s just the right balance between  sophistication and fun.
El rosa estimula la energía y agrega un toque divertido a cualquier ambiente. Es el balance perfecto entre sofisticación y diversión.


There are plenty of home accessories in all shades of pink, so use them to add extra focus and interest to your room.
Existen gran variedad de accesorios en todas las gamas del rosado, úsalos para agregar en foco adicional de interés a tu habitación.


Do not forget that accessories are accents and should be added with intent and restraint. If you pile on the pink, you are likely to get a lot of push back from the guys. 
No olvides que los accesorios son acentos y deben agregarse con cuidado y no sobrepasarse. Si te excedes con el rosado, seguramente vas a tener mucha resistencia de parte de los varones.


Think of the use of pink in everyday language and you can see how it is perceived as mostly a positive color. A healthy person is sometimes referred to as "In the pink", content and happy people are described as  "tickled pink".
Piensa en los usos que le damos al rosa en el día a día y verás que habitualmente lo percibimos como un color positivo. Una persona sana es a veces descripta como "rosada", la gente contenta y feliz está "rozagante".


Olympic eye candy...Caramelo olímpico para los ojos...

The immense power of color pink springs from the fact that no other color addresses us with such intensity that it poses a genuine challenge to our emotions. No doubt, it is one of the most vigorously rejected colors of them all. The reasons why so many people reject pink vary, depending upon historical and cultural factors, social implications, as well as personal experience.
El inmenso poder del color rosa deriva del hecho que ningún otro color nos atrae con tal intensidad ni es un verdadero desafío para nuestras emociones. Sin ninguna duda, es uno de los colores más vigorosamente rechazados. Y las razones de este rechazo varían y dependen de factores culturales, históricos, sociales y también de experiencias personales.

No other color does that to people.That's why pink color is such a great weapon. One that repels without being repellent. Pink repels aggressive people. And aggressive people reject pink. Pink is a feel-good color...
Ningún otro color tiene este efecto en la gente. Es por eso que el rosa puede ser un arma poderosa. Es un color que repele, sin ser repelente. El rosa repele a la gente agresiva. Y la gente agresiva rechaza el rosado. El rosa es un color para sentirse bien.

So...How do you feel about the color PINK?
Entonces...¿Cómo te hace sentir el ROSA?

Big hugs!
¡Abrazos!

Inés








48 comments:

  1. This post really made me think -about the different shades and how I feel about them and the preconceived ideas we have. I suppose I prefer the palest of pinks like the Prada bag but I know hot pink can be fun. I love the prettiness of pink - macarons and roses but I'm a fan of pink shirts for men too.
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Me too, miss b.! I'm a fan of pale pink shirts for men, and for me!!!
      Hugs!

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  2. I love pink and sweets, and I'm craving one pink eye candy!!!LOL
    xoxo

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  3. i love this selection of photos..great!!!kisses darling

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    1. Thank u, Antonella! I'm glad u like them!
      Kisses!

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  4. I love pink, it's such a sweet colour. Great pictures, so much inspiration!

    http://heyconstance.blogspot.com.ar/

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  5. Yo soy muy de rosa! Me encanta!!

    Buen finde!

    http://cravingforbarneys.com

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  6. Now I want a pink cupcake :)

    "The trick is to use select pieces to accentuate the overall look". YES, so true. I think the pale pinks are easier to work with however if you happen to be in South Beach.. a hot pink cover over some cut off shorts would be perfect!

    Have FUN this weekend!!

    xx
    leslie

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    1. I agree, Leslie!, pale pinks are definitively easier!
      Big hugs, darling!

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  7. Garance Dore's outfit is the epitome of parisian chic: pink pants, white silk shirt and ballerinas. Très chic!
    Kisses

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  8. el rosa siempre ha sido mi color favorito, y es lo que tu dices, hay gente que lo considera cursi, pero a mi me parece dulce y relajante(:

    http://ourclosetforyou.blogspot.com.es/

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    1. Estoy de acuerdo,Marta! siempre asocio e rosado con lo dulce!
      Besitos!

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  9. That pink painting is OUT OF THIS WORLD. I want it... badly!

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    1. I think is perfect to Em's room,don't you think so, Ana?!
      Hugs, dear!

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  10. I love pink! And I love all the pink clothes you posted!

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  11. Love these rose pink items! Pants, especially. xo style, she wrote

    P.S. Don't forget to enter our boyfriend blazer giveaway! http://www.styleshewrote.com/2012/08/giveaway-win-body-centrals-boyfriend.html xo style, she wrote

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  12. Wow...what an amazing post, darling! I've always been fascinated about how colors can trigger the widest range of human emotions, not to mention the socio-cultural meanings that they also can have. For some reason, I've always been very attracted to purple -which , according to the most ancient Eastern cultures, is one of the most spiritual colors. So, about pink...I don't have any strong feelings about it, to be honest: I certainly don't hate it. I guess that it all depends on the context. But I love how you express how pink makes u feel, especially ater such as an intense week! :)

    Queridita, mil gracias por tus carinosas palabras! :) Te las agradezco con toda mi alma! Estoy bien, y estare mejor cada dia! Cualquier cosita, te dejo saber! Espero que esta semana estes mas tranquila! Muchos besos!

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    1. Ah, Elsa!,your comments are brilliant. I love all your points of view:)
      Qu'e bueno que estés bien, mi semana...TERRIBLE!!!, tanto que hacer y tan poco tiempo!
      Besitos, amiga!

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  13. Wow, you always select the most beautiful photos!!! I LOVE pink, and feel so girly when I wear it. I especially love that Prada purse and wallet, and those photos of men wearing pink. I just love that!

    xo Jenny
    www.crazystylelove.com

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    1. Doesn't they, Amy! I think that too!!!
      Hugs!

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  14. Voy a tener que empezar a remar! Conseguiré botes rosados?
    Beso grande y execelente post!

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    1. Jajaja! Te tomo la palabra!
      Te amo!

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  15. Love pink!! These are all very beautiful photos!!


    ang-closet365.blogspot.ca

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  16. U helped me perceived PINK in a different perspective. SO CHIC!! esp the turban on that indian. LOL. COOL!!

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    1. That was my same thought. I truly adore his pink turban though.
      Big hugs!

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  17. Is there a girl in the world that does not love pink? These pics are fantastic...!!!
    Sending you kisses and hugs.
    Best Regards
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark
    http://margaretcruzemark.blogspot.com/

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    1. Margaret, glad you like them!!
      Kisses and hugs to you too!

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  18. I love this pink!!! Ah, everything it is looks so much better... xx

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  19. i love the color pink! it's calming for me! x

    www.beckspick.com

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  20. Hace unos par de años el rosa para hombre tuvo su explosion, pero ahora para que nadie lo lleva, y como tu bien dices, es una pena porque queda muy bien. Al menos a mi me gusta para hombre! jejeje

    Saludos desde 'Me visto solo' [Man] - mevistosolo.blogspot.com

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    1. A mi también, espero verte con algo rosa uno de estos días!, jeje!
      Besitos

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  21. great post!!! the pink shoes are just a dream!!!!
    http://www.trendsection.blogspot.com

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  22. I am sooo all about pink. Want the typewriter, the pants, the handbag and the cute shoes. I'd even go for pink hair tips if I were 20 something! xo

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    1. Those pink tips are the coolest, Debbie. Totally caught my eye as well!!!
      Kisses!

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  23. Pink is not my favorite colour and I never dressed my dauthers with pink when they were little. But of course now they LOVE it and you know what? I began to wear it as well.... With white or grey or black .... Or with brown!! (very Valentino!)

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    1. I had the same problem with my daughter, and between 10 and 13 years old, pink was her "favorite color in the world". LOL
      Big hugs!

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  24. Pink is one of my favorite color!

    Gigi
    http://www.tributetothetribe.com

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  25. Pues yo le tenía mucho miedo al rosa, hasta que comencé a comprar ropa de ese color! Ahora me fascina, le da un toque alegre e inocentón a todos los outfits, y las personas también te perciben más cálidamente :D
    Pucha, no tengo palabra japonesa para hoy, ya que los nipones utilizan el término "pinku" derivado del inglés... buuuu!
    Saludos :D

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    1. Jaja! qué loco...de todas formas "pinku" suena divinamente exótico, Ivonne!
      besitos!

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  26. Thank you for the nice words left on my blog. I'm now your follower #55 on bloglovin.

    Much love
    Gigi

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    1. Thanks, Gigi!!! (So sweet of you).
      Hugs!

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  27. A mi el rosa me hace sentir genial!

    Me han encantado las fotos!!

    Have a nice day!

    J. Héctor

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  28. Love this - I'm off now to put on my rose tinted pink jeans ..

    Joanne

    http://www.balletpumpsandroses.com

    xx

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  29. Well,,,,,

    Personally I liked the photos but I have no especial love for pink as you should know :D



    Kisses!

    -Bit

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  30. ooooo...I WISH I could carry off pink hair! I love the sentence and thought "Fortunately or unfortunately, pink makes us crave sugar." Beautiful!

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  31. I love all these different shades of pink! pink is a great color as long as one does not over do it!!


    http://fashion-gourmet.blogspot.com/

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  32. I am CRAVING that pink abstract painting. I usually don't wear pink unless it's muted, but I still love seeing it. My husband only wore a pink polo once in high school, and I really wish he would wear it again...I love the contrast of the light pink with brown hair!

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  33. First picture is beautiful !! Love those pictures ;)

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