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{December 26, 2012}   The Color Purple & Its Majesty

The Fashion Memoirs

According to Vogue, the color purple is one of the many fashion trends of this fall and winter 2012. Vogue deems the beautiful hue as “The reigning color of the season”…. so is it safe to say that purple may be the new black? If so, I would not be mad at that!!! (:

(Check out Vogue’s Website for more fashion trends):

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Now let’s dig a little deeper….

Purple and Its’ Origin

Historically, purple is the color of the royals. Many kings and queens of the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Persia were among the first to flaunt the beautiful hue…and they did oh so majestically!!! Only royalty could wear purple clothing because the purple dye used to make the clothing was extremely hard to come by in these ancient civilizations; the process consisted of one manually abstracting the dye from either a marine mollusk, a snail, or an insect!


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