The Power of Powder Blue
As the sun starts to peep from around the clouds and we emerge from the winter months we wanted to showcase one of our brand new colours, Powder Blue.
Powder Blue was a very popular colour in the 1950s symbolising innocence and fun. Pastel shades were all the rage during the fifties and made daywear more about making a statement.
The colour filtered through to cars, furniture and prints and sat alongside pretty pinks, creams and orange tones.
Ways to wear Powder Blue...we love to team our Powder Blue products up with pearls as they both have a creamy hue that perfectly compliments one another and also pearls are great for day and night wear!
Here we have put together three different looks that you might like...
Dresses from left to right: Fitted 1950s Day Dress by The Pretty Dress Company, 1950s Floral Day Dress by Pretty Kitty Fashion and 1950s Off the Shoulder Occasion Dress by British Retro
Classic Pearl Necklace £22 Cushion Cut Earrings £15 Crystal Sprig Leaf Brooch £18
Darling of the silver screen and the small screen Doris Day encompassed the original 'Girl next door' look that we have come to love. Doris knew how to marry up pastels and her wardrobe was an array of colour.
Some quick fun facts about Doris you may not have known:
Did you know...
She was named after a song
She turned down the role of Mrs Robinson in The Graduate!
She did not want to sing Que Sera...