Pampas Grass and dry foliage emerge as an alternative to the abundance of greenery that has filled our spaces over the last few years.
Stylists have embraced this as it brings a nostalgic softness to interiors, tablescapes and event styling. I particularly love the fact that once dried it lasts forever. My florist recommended using a light hairspray to keep it from falling apart!
AND... did you know that Pampas Grass planted in the front garden in the 70's and 80's was the secret sign for a "swinging" household? ;)
Move over Millennial Pink! The future looks bright and there's a sense of optimism with a "new colour" for the next generation.
Gen Z Yellow's birth is interesting and is linked back to the "Art Hoe" movement co founded by Mars and Jam as teenagers, artists and POC. A Dazed article from 2015 describes it as "... an aim to use artistic expression as a weapon against cultural stereotyping". Reimagined selfies or portraits under the Art Hoe hashtag often used existing art pieces that heavily featured yellow, mustard and ochre tones.
The colour has detached itself from its origins and is yet to replace Millennial Pink however is gaining commercial traction across interiors, decor and accessories.
Gen Z Yellow is not confined to a single shade but ranges from citrus brights to warm ochres making it wearable for most skin tones and easily workable for interiors.