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Issue 88 · Low-Key Fashion · September 5, 2013

5 Favorites: The Power of Palest Pink

Issue 88 · Low-Key Fashion · September 5, 2013

It all started when Alexa discovered the French blog Le Dans La and started sighing a lot in the office. Sarah and I would glance over and see her mooning over a pale pink wall, or a blush-colored light, or a rose-tinged set of glassware. Then we all got a bit obsessed with the color and wondered if we were turning into girly girls. But we decided no, the trick is that the pink has to be perfectly pale; just a tinge of blush. Then it's not too cloying and too overtly feminine. Here are five low-commitment ways to bring a hint of pink into the boudoir.

Pale Pink Linen Throw Remodelista

Above: For a similar coverlet, consider the washed linen crepe Aspen Thermal Coverlet in Poudre; $695 from Calypso Home. Photo by Romain Ricard.

Pale Pink Sheets Remodelista

Above: For a similar duvet cover, consider the Eileen Fisher Washed Linen Bedding Collection, available in Rosewater, made of pure linen with picot detailing and raw-edge double fringe on pillowcases and the flat sheet; $145 from Garnet Hill. Photo via Rose & Crown.

Bella Notte Pink Sheet, Remodelista

Above: Bella Notte's Linen Whisper Sheer in Perfect Peach; shop a selection of the linens at Layla Grayce or find more stockists at Bella Notte.

  Maison Vacances Duvet Cover Remodelista

Above: The Duvet Cover Basic Queen in biche is $545 from Calypso Home.

Coychi Jersey Sheets Pale Pink Remodelista

Above: Coyuchi's organic Jersey Sheets Set in Washed Rose includes a flat and fitted sheet with two envelope pillowcases; $185 for the queen size. Alternatively, their Pointille Sheet Set in the same color is $415 for the queen size.

Interested in more rosy color inspiration? Check out color expert Eve Ashcraft's take on our favorite shade.



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