Celebrate Color!

Giraffe1Okay, some would look at me funny for wanting to celebrate color, for black is my go to color for my clothing.  So, what is that color exactly?

“Black is the color of coal, ebony, and of outer space. It is the darkest color, the result of the absence of or complete absorption of light. It is the opposite of white and often represents darkness in contrast with light.[1]

Black was one of the first colors used by artists in neolithic cave paintings. In the 14th century, it began to be worn by royalty, the clergy, judges and government officials in much of Europe. It became the color worn by English romantic poets, businessmen and statesmen in the 19th century, and a high fashion color in the 20th century.

In the Roman Empire, it became the color of mourning, and over the centuries it was frequently associated with death, evil, witches and magic. As in the Western World today, it is also the color most commonly associated with mourning, evil, magic, the end, violence, power, secrets, and elegance.” from Wikipedia

As you can see, that color conveys different things to different people or the same things to the same people at the same time. It’s nice to know that my clothing can be associated with “romantic poets or a statesmen” I would just go with I like the color and I like the way I feel in it. It maybe a phase but it is a long going phase at the moment but I am in no rush to leave it.

So to celebrate the color black I am going to show an item here from every store that has black in it, on it, or around it.

So, let’s start with the diamond/jewels store, particularly the black diamond.  This necklace that I picked for the week is simply, elegant and can go from day to night with no problem.  If you want to see my choice CLICK HERE.  For most, it is also affordable as well.  Everyone, male and female should have at least one diamond in their collection.

The next store, well let’s see, oh.. the messenger bag store.  From laptop messenger bags, to regular messenger bags, I don’t see them going out of style at all.  It’s the perfect thing to carry all your “go to work” stuff in and if you get the right size you can carry one or two of your electronics in it as well.  My pick for this weeks color choice is the Black Vintage Military Canvas M-51 Engineers Bag with Leather Accents it just has that touch of brown (it’s leather) to make it look charming.  It’s a bag that you can use everyday.  But with it’s dimensions you  can’t fit a 17 inch laptop in it.