fabric used: Sheer Cabana Melon
It all started while we were driving somewhere between Batangas & Mindoro last week, I came upon this oil refinery plant (or something like that) and couldn't help but notice the happy colors painted around it.
sorry for blurry pics (we were speeding by & road was curving, couldn't stop)
this might be a better picture:
And I realized, I like it because the colors slapped on the tanks are the colors of
I don't know what the purpose of those stripes are, whether to measure or gauge oil or whatever...but it's soooooo summer-y, so NOW! I subscribe to J.Crew catalogues & newsletter even if they don't ship to the Philippines just because I love looking at their clothes. This is their "SALE" notice last week, March 21:
So fresh! And like a dam, my mind started flowing with images
that had patterns & colors similar to that oil refinery tank:
teal, cream, white
stripes, chevron, and checkerboard patterns...
*I'm sorry I can't remember where I got this image of the balloon & girl. But it was in my I Love list and I wish I jotted down the website for it.
aqua, lemon & melon
pastels for Summer 2012
bag & shoe from VOGUE.com, Feb 2012
from J.Crew, of course
mood board from Kiki's List
Angel Locsin in Manila's Preview magazine March-April
in cool summer colors already
Mix & match stripes at home if you dare.
The oil refinery tanks did it, and so could you! Ha Ha.
I don't think my eyes could look at so many colors the whole day.
It would be the end of me.
For now, I'll stick to 2-color stripes.
The only melon-colored piece of clothing I own,
with birthday cake in hand, June 2011.
So I bid you all a good night!
Another random color/ fashion/ design story brought to you by Chandelier-by-the-Sea.
And it all started with this image...
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