Thursday, September 23, 2010

PINK:A color or an attitude?

Posted by Uheartmevs at 2:37 PM absolutely my favorite color.Not because I consider myself as "kikay", "pa- uso" and  stuff but I just feel so at ease when I'm wearing PINK and when I see lots of pink stuffs, it really brightens up my morning aura up to noon, twilight til night (how's that huh?)
Pink is a softer, less violent red. Pink is the sweet side of red. It's cotton candy and bubble gum and babies, especially little girls.

Nature of Pink:

While red stirs up passion and action, studies have shown that large amounts of pink can create physical weakness in people. Perhaps there is a tie-in between this physical reaction and the color's association with the so-calledweaker sex.

Culture of Pink:

In some cultures, such as the US, pink is the color of little girls. It representssugar and spice and everything nice. Pink for men goes in and out of style. Most people still think of pink as a feminine, delicate color.

Using Pink:

Both red and pink denote love but while red is hot passion, pink is romantic and charming. Use pink to convey playfulness (hot pink flamingoes) and tenderness (pastel pinks). Multiple shades of pink and light purple or other pastels used together maintain the soft, delicate, and playful nature of pink. Add strength with darker shades of pinks and purple and burgundy.

Interesting information about pink

  • In 1947, fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli introduced the color "hot pink" to western fashion. She dubbed the shade "Shocking Pink," though today the color is more well-known as "magenta."
  • Pink encourages friendliness while discouraging aggression and ill-will.
  • Since the color pink is said to have a tranquilizing effect, sport's teams sometimes use pink to paint the locker room used by opposing teams.
  • Some studies of the color pink suggest that male weightlifters seem to lose strength in pink rooms, while women weightlifters tend to become stronger around the color.
  • Pastries taste better when they come out of pink boxes or served on pink plates (it only works with sweets). Pink makes us crave sugar.

Pink as a signature color

  • Pink: Known for her punk rock appearance, Pink is a talented singer-songwriter.
  • Carrie, Sex and the City: This fictional TV character, portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker, loves fashion and frequently dresses in pink.
  • Elle Woods, Legally Blonde: Played by Reese Witherspoon, this fictional movie blonde loves everything pink.

Companies or brands identified with pink

  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Mary Kay
  • T-Mobile -- The Magenta "T" is easily recognized as the symbol for T-Mobile
  • Thomas Pink -- With a wonderful reputation for the finest luxury shirts and accessories, Pink has become an international success story with stores in the UK, US, Europe, and Far East.
  • Owens Corning Insulation

Popular phrases that include purple

  • Tickled pink: to be happy
  • In the pink: in good health -- this phrase hasn't always had this meaning.Pinking shears: scissors with serrated blades
  • A pink elephant: term to describe hallucinations during intoxication
  • Pinkie finger: the smallest finger on the human hand
  • Pink slip: notice that employment is ending
  • Pink collar: refers to a particular class of jobs once only filled by women
here's some amazing stuff about pink:
Pink is not merely a COLOR or something that  add colors to your LIFE. For me it represents my true self, it represents one's attitude. It is more than meet the eyes. So to all damn PINK HAters  get a LIFE freak!  To all PINK lovers, we'll be effin* rockin* every girls and guys, gays closet! 


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