Opposites On The Spectrum

Jul 30, 2013

I think my favourite colour combination to wear in clothes is pink and blue. Something about these two colours just work so well in an outfit. I find it difficult to mix different colours into outfits. When I'm in a rush in the morning, which is like everyday, I'll usually throw on my neutrals with one coloured item because you can never go wrong with that. I can honestly dress better if I had time in the morning but sleep always wins! 

Shirt & Shorts: XXI // Tee: H&M // Shoes: Keds

I think I bought this shirt back in 2010 but I never got much wear out of it. Now that the denim/chambray trend is going on, I think it's quite fitting to pull this back out of my closet. I once watched a youtuber and she said that every year, she would donate majority of her clothes and buy new ones for that season. Sure, donating is great but that's a lot of money to buy a new wardrobe every time! Nothing is ever out of style if you can pair it nicely.

Recently, I learned an interesting fact from my psychology course. Did you know that magenta is not a "real" colour? Mind-blown! Long story short, colour is a psychological interpretation of light waves. Short wavelengths are perceived as blue; the length increases till the maximal red perceived colour. Magenta is a mixture of long and short wavelengths on the light spectrum which are found on opposite ends. Magenta doesn't exist as a pure form of light since red and blue wavelengths aren't found next to each other on the spectrum. All other colours are known as spectral hues and magenta is a non-spectral hue. And that is your psychology lesson for the day!


There weren't many photos I liked for this post and this is the best I could do. It's still not very good but I'm working on being natural in photos!

11 comments :

  1. You should advise your blog readers to use BLOGLOVIN because Google no longers support Google Readers (via Google Friend Connect). :)

    Anyway, nice blog post! I learned something interesting today.

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    1. Thanks for reading and for the advice! I just know a lot of people don't have Bloglovin accounts so GFC was the next easiest option. There's a Bloglovin link at the side though :)

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  2. Cute outfit girl! Love the chambray, striped top, and red short combo! Thank you so much for visiting my blog! I'm following you now on GFC & Bloglovin!

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  3. Your outfit is so cute, I love the chambray shirt (don't they go with everything?) and the red shorts add just the right amount of color. Woah that's pretty cool that magenta is not a real color, I had no idea :)

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  4. Love this cute and casual outfit!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  5. such a cute outfit! I really like the color of those shorts :)

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  6. very cute. i have done a couple outfits of pink and blue...it's a sweet combination.

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  7. I'm a huge pink & blue fan also! Thanks for following along through the blog hop! Excited to see more outfit posts!

    Rachel from Brachel Boulevard

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  8. Hi there found you through the blog hop! Loving that combo outfit, I'm particularly obsessed with stripes atm too :)

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  9. What?! Magenta isn't real?? Is the sky really blue?? Oh, also, you look adorable! Love this casual look!

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  10. I feel like so many trends come back in style at some point...maybe that's why I am a clothes hoarder...haha.Thanks for linking up for Favorite Fashion Friday. Hope to see you back tomorrow!
    Tara
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