aubergine, the femme fatale of color

November 28, 2012

sequin jacket by Haider Ackermann via Style Spot; Butiken Store in Höganäs, Sweden. Image via helt enkelt

Along with amber, aubergine, to me, is the color of fall. But where its golden cousin is jolly and innocent, eggplant is a little more daring and dangerous. Apply it carefully and the effect is deep, warm, and sensual. Mistreated, this nightshade can be downright deadly.

inverted bob hair style via Zimbio; purple carrots via The Wellness Project

“pelt” by Farrow and Ball; cowl scarf by Branda; leather tote bag by Envelope

crocheted eggplant by Jung Jung; hydrangea via Berta

eggplant via bloom; Eggplant with white bean basil lemon spread via Roost

Shearling rain boots; Mission Bike in purpleScotch Naturals in “Widow Woods Nightcap”

plant dyes via bloom; natural dyes by Heike Gerbig

figs by Ylva Skarp; cabbage via bloom

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