mood-boardLast week I had the pleasure of co-hosting an opening party for one of my favorite paint brands, Farrow & Ball. They have just opened a new showroom in Pasadena and along with the event, they asked me to create an IRL “city palette” moodboard inspired by the city, to showcase at the party. I had so much fun bouncing around Pasadena, hitting up my favorite spots (the best part was getting a complete stranger to take the photo of me (shown below) at the gardens. I am still laughing at the conversation) and sharing them in an instagram takeover on their IG. While I was gathering photos I made sure to pay extra attention to the colors.

olive-junepasadena2pasadena1 These three photos made it into the takeover, highlighting my favorite spot to get pampered (olive & june), the best place to spend an afternoon getting lost in their gardens (huntington library & botanical gardens), and the cutest pit stop to grab some lunch and an ice cream float (Float).

mood-board2pasadena-color-paletteInspired heavily by the gardens and buildings like the Father of the Bride house, Olive & June, and shopper’s avenue, I created my Pasadena city palette of Studio Green, Pink Ground, Green Smoke, Railings, and Yellowcake. They seriously have THE BEST colors.

farrowandball-partyfarrowandball-party2The evening of the party I welcomed Farrow & Ball to Pasadena along with Elle Decor, House Beautiful and Veranda with an evening of colour, bubbly, and canapés (I think I personally ate an entire tray of chicken and waffle bites).

White Culotte Pants from Asos // Top from topshop // Shoes from Anthropologie

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