A Lust for Rust

The weather is so fantastic right now- absolutely perfect for getting cozy and having coffee outside. Today I was thinking about colors, pallets that truly inspire me, and all I could think of is Rust. If someone were to ask me my favorite color I wouldn’t be able to limit it to one- the entire rust pallet has always had me swooning. The way that burnt oranges and reds combine with greys, browns, and a subdued blue is so aesthetically pleasing to me. Many of my outfits and even my interior designs are inspired by these colors. Today I utilized this scheme in my outfit, and was inspired by small details of my room.

IMG_4211 Rust doesn’t only have a color, but a texture that is so fun. It takes a masculine feel, with a feminine approach. There is a ruggedness to it that is both hard and soft. IMG_4173 Rust can be warm, or cool, too. I find that so neat. IMG_4212 Blues are so striking in a rust pallet- maybe that’s why I find it okay to be mixing my crazy colored hair with a pallet that has reds. Usually when I think of red and blue together I don’t think positively of it- but with washed out versions of these colors it can be quite tasteful. IMG_4213 I never realized how much my room reflects the rust pallet until today! IMG_4168 Here’s my outfit of the day, featuring this set from Free People, an older Sherpa Jacket, and a wide-brimmed hat. I’m a sucker for bending the rules of mixing black & brown- I see nothing wrong with it. I like to combine colors that occur naturally in the earth. IMG_4170 • a details shot • IMG_4200 To top off the outfit, and the extreme comfort of the day, I paired some Free People lace socks with a pair of cut out booties. My feet are so cozy! What color pallets do you foresee in the upcoming seasons? Are there any natural occurrences on the earth that inspire your color preference? I’d be glad to hear some inspiring words from you all 🙂 Have a wonderful day!

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