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Green has always been my favorite color. The color of new leaves on the trees, the color of my eyes, and the color of moss and grass after a rain shower, there’s just something so energizing and invigorating about the color green, particularly when paired with earthy brown tones and cool, crisp white pieces. In this week’s installment of Spring Essentials, I’ve paired natural wooden and woven pieces, with light airy white clothing and pops of green accessories that not only will hold up season after season, they will never go out style, so you can bring your wardrobe out of hibernation and wake it up with this playful color palette.
I have been infatuated with this green waxed all weather jacket with a plaid interior since the day I saw it for the first time, roughly 6 years ago. I wear mine with these moss green Hunter Boots, styled with my custom phone case, a white, sustainably made tee, my favorite jeans, and this brown leather belt, or a white dress like this one or this one with a braided belt. I love to carry my multi pochette handbag, and I’ve been wearing this mermaid ring everyday since I received it in the mail. I also have an extensive collection of these objet d’art bags by Cult Gaia, and this new giant fan bag is one of my favorites yet, and is followed closely by this round bamboo bag for my favorite bamboo handbag (which look adorable with these wooden statement earrings).
These earrings and this pearl hair pin fit perfectly into this mongrammable travel jewelry case, and I don’t travel without my deep green monogrammed luggage tag (available in tons of different colors!). This straw hat is one of my favorites, and was recently featured in my roundup of more than 600 Straw Hats Under $50!
This gentle soap is perfect for those like me who have sensitive skin, and I use this organic hand cream tube that easily fits into any of my handbags daily. This candle is one of my favorites as it reminds me of the Lavender Festival here in Michigan, and I have been using this organic fake tan to make me look like less of a corpse and more like a living human with some slight color (haha, but for real, it works wonders for novice fake tanners!). I love this bamboo brush for my makeup (when I choose to wear any), and this stubby kabuki brush is so soft and works wonders with my loose powder foundation. I love this oil perfume, this lip balm, and these eye pencils I’ve featured in nearly all of my essentials posts.
This candle is bright and has an energizing springtime scent, and the green adds a pop of color amongst my tropical house plants, like this easy to care for monstera that lends a sense of the tropics to any home aesthetic. We’ve been phasing out plastics in our home, and this bamboo dish brush has been one of my favorite swaps, and it’s only $5! If you’ve read any of my other Spring Essentials posts, you’ll know how much I love the scent of Palo Santo, and that I love to burn it as it intermingles with the fresh air from open windows in the springtime.
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