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The day I wore pink.

March 7, 2012
If there was one color that I’ve never liked much my entire life, that’s pink!*long pause ‘coz I can literally feel all your horrified stares*

But I’ve always disliked the color for some reason. Almost my whole life, black has been my favorite color or my go-to color, and after I started style blogging, I pretty much started embracing all colors – except pink. There are a few shades of pink that I don’t mind wearing like, extremely-light-almost-looks-like-white pink or pinks-that-are-almost-coralish-orange. In fact purple has always been my substitute for pink.

So for someone who dislikes a color this strongly and for so long, I must have been freaking out of my mind when I bought these pink pants. I honestly have no idea what went through my mind when I bought them (online). I only remember thinking that they looked quite good (??) and since the time they’ve arrived home in a neat package, they’ve been sitting in my closet all wrapped up and still in their cover. Every time I open my closet, I look at them dully hoping to utter some stupid spell like “Sunshine daisy butter-mellow, turn this stupid pink pant yellow!” and change its color!

And then I thought.. what the heck??! When I can carry off a scorching pair of red pants with such panache, why can’t I carry off pink? I mean technically it is supposed to be THE COLOR for girls (who ever set that stupid “rule”)

Anyway… I feel it looks good. On its own it looks nice but not nice enough to make me like pink. Yet!

Jeans: Lee
Tee: Max
Chain: Accessorize
Bangles: Random shops
This look has been submitted for the InFB Remix : Pastels.
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82 Comments

  • Reply Jen..The Butterfly Effect March 7, 2012 at 8:02 am

    Those Pink pants look just WOW!:) And yea,you are carrying yourself with “panache” ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply CD!!! March 7, 2012 at 8:04 am

    haha….Sunshine daisy butter-mellow, turn the stupid pink pant yellow!!! Loved this!!! From now on I will repeat this everytime I stand infront of something pink!!

    But trust me, you look great!

  • Reply Sara March 7, 2012 at 8:06 am

    Nice pant!!
    SARA
    http://Thefairydreams-lafieradeisogni.blogspot.com

  • Reply Zainab Imichi Alhassan March 7, 2012 at 8:18 am

    you should wear more pink…it suits you.

    http://uberchicmichi.blogspot.com

  • Reply shooting star March 7, 2012 at 8:18 am

    what I really like are your pumps!!

    http://sushmita-smile.blogspot.in/

  • Reply opal March 7, 2012 at 8:25 am

    That is the beauty of fashion blogging:Lets you explore new horizons…lets you come out of the shell..

  • Reply Anjuli March 7, 2012 at 8:33 am

    you have done a great job carrying off the pink pants!!!!

  • Reply SAYANTANI SAHA March 7, 2012 at 8:36 am

    *horrified stare* a very long one!
    I love pink! The pants look very nice on you and I love your pumps too!

  • Reply Ember Drake March 7, 2012 at 8:46 am

    The pink jeans look so cute on you! And I really like your shoes!

    Em
    x

    http://emberdrake.blogspot.com

  • Reply PeeVeeโ„ข March 7, 2012 at 8:52 am

    Pink was once upon a time my favourite color. And then black happened to me.

    But I have to say I like you more in this pink than in the *cringes in apprehension* red pants, Chandana.
    Don't hate me?? ๐Ÿ˜›

  • Reply Vogue Villain March 7, 2012 at 9:04 am

    Thanks for dropping by my blog!
    Love those adorable pink pants<3

  • Reply Coral Crue March 7, 2012 at 9:28 am

    oh you look very pretty in pink

  • Reply sumitra March 7, 2012 at 9:46 am

    Some shades of pink I like, but the one you're wearing is almost like the pinkest pink of them all. It is a difficult colour to carry off, I must say the pants look very good on you ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply The Dainty Dolls House March 7, 2012 at 9:50 am

    You look fantastic in pink!! Love those!! Looks fantastic with the stripes. I hear you on pink, I hated the colour growing up, everything was blue or black for me to wear. But, I've come around to the colour and have stuff in it! It does suit you very much!! Hope your week is going well doll! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Pranita Kocharekar March 7, 2012 at 9:59 am

    How i love the pink! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply Spaceman Spiff March 7, 2012 at 10:37 am

    I used to hate pink too. Not so much anymore. Since I'm dark, I've always felt that pink won't suit me. But now, if the dress treats the colour well, I'll go for it. I mostly go for the dark, almost fuschia pink.

    This combo is good. The black and white of the top kinda breaks the bubblegum-ness (I didn't know what other term to use :P) of the pink.

  • Reply Carrie March 7, 2012 at 10:40 am

    Hmm … like you Iสปve never really been fond of pink, but I have to say that pink is gorgeous on you! It plays so nicely off the bold black and white stripes. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Tangerine March 7, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Black is like forever.
    But pink doesn't always have to be bad either.I mean how can colours define anything…its just a color like any other color..Anyhow, nice match.

  • Reply Riร  March 7, 2012 at 11:04 am

    It looks nice, and i dont have anything pink in my wardrobe except for a dark pink bag which i absolutely love! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Adithi's Amma March 7, 2012 at 11:11 am

    Looks fab!

    now i need a pair of pants in Pink & Red ASAP ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply Lyosha March 7, 2012 at 11:54 am

    love the pink with stripes! very nice outfit!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

  • Reply Fashion Pad March 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    I really like the stripes paired with pink. Cute look!

  • Reply maithili March 7, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    I absolutely dread to wear pink pant! But I somehow liked the combination of pink with black and white stripes! I guess combination makes a difference!

  • Reply Soumi March 7, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    This stripe has been worn to death with red denims. Your combo is fresh and fun. I like your shoes too! So pretty!

  • Reply InFB March 7, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    Loving the Pink pants!

    Thanks for participating!!!

  • Reply Outside Looking In March 7, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    You look so pretty! I like the pink with the striped shirt! Nice pictures!

    http://www.wayoutsidelookingin.blogspot.com

  • Reply CutestPrincess March 7, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    oh, my favorite color is love everything pink… and in pink especially in my clothing!

    Itโ€™s a GIRL Thing

  • Reply CottonCandyINK March 7, 2012 at 3:37 pm

    love the pastel pink pants

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    http://www.mommyalldolledup.com

  • Reply Sunkissed March 7, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    You carried it off with lots of panache ๐Ÿ™‚
    I love the teaming of stripes and pink !

  • Reply Poorva Janbandhu March 7, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Loving the pink pants against the stripes ๐Ÿ™‚ A very very chic combination <3

    Loved it! ๐Ÿ™‚

    xx
    Style Spectrum

  • Reply Encarna March 7, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    So let me tell you that those pink pants really look great on you!
    kisses

  • Reply Nidhi Mahajan March 7, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    i love the pants and the pumps. Where did you buy the pants online?

  • Reply Juneli March 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    You look so pretty in pink, doll! Love the lil detail of your striped tee! Thanks for your sweet comment!

  • Reply Emma March 7, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    These look fantastic! The wide stripes on the shirt make the pink look less “girly” so to speak. Great outfit all around…and great Harry Potter reference as well ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply Descontraidas March 7, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    Fabulous outfit, i love your pants.
    Xoxo

    http://www.descontraidas.com

  • Reply Lia March 7, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    that color looks gorgeous on you!

    xx
    Glass of Fashion

  • Reply Natasha March 7, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Oh..They look really cute and it works so well with the tee that you have paired it with ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Dionysia Leolei March 7, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    This pink color is soooo perfect!

    Dionysia – I am a fashionista
    http://i-am-a-fashionista.blogspot.com/

  • Reply pavani reddy March 7, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    wat a timing chandana..i just bought my first pink pants todayyy..yeyyyyyy

  • Reply el_martina March 7, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    you look good in the pink!

  • Reply Ni Ka March 7, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    Love the pink pants and the combination with stripes! ๐Ÿ™‚

    xoxo

    http://nikadressed.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Red Handed March 8, 2012 at 2:41 am

    I detest baby pink! So the pants….I cant make myself like it. But yeh funky pink wud be sexy if worn properly.
    Love the neckpiece.

  • Reply Cee March 8, 2012 at 3:01 am

    I don't think I feel quite as strongly about pink as you do, but I do tend to avoid wearing it – I haven't quite pinpointed the reason why. But if you can conquer your aversion to pink and wear it so beautifully, we you do – these pants fit you like a glove! – then I can do it, too. Looks like it's time to add a little pink to my closet ๐Ÿ™‚
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Bravoe Runway March 8, 2012 at 3:01 am

    I am loving this skinny pink jeans ๐Ÿ™‚ The striped top is absolutely an awesome topper ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply A Bit of Sass March 8, 2012 at 3:43 am

    That outfit is great! You should wear those pink pants more often:)
    Best,
    Chelsea – http://www.abitofsass.blogpost.com

  • Reply Thrifted Shift March 8, 2012 at 6:00 am

    Your spell is hilarious! Good thing it didn't work, you're totally cute in your pink pants and striped shirt!
    –TS

  • Reply SEPO March 8, 2012 at 7:09 am

    Girl!
    You are totally rocking those pink pants! The striped tee also looks good! However would love to see u try more pastel colours with those pants!

  • Reply Rambling Of A Single Girl In The City March 8, 2012 at 7:57 am

    Pink doesn't look bad at all. I am not huge of pink either. But I don't hate even.. Ur Tee goes well with it. Nice neck piece ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Reply Bodil Huisman March 8, 2012 at 8:01 am

    I'm a big fan of the pink / navy stripes combination. You look great!

    xoxo

    PurePreciousPerfection.blogspot.com

  • Reply Baby Budget Blog March 8, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    I am really loving pink lately so I'm right there with you! Gorgeous pants and perfect with the bold striped top!

    http://www.plentyforpennies.blogspot.com

  • Reply Frances O@TheFashionHive March 8, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    I need a pair of colored pants!!

    http://thefashionhive.com

  • Reply Ayantika March 8, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    hey , Sunshine daisy butter-mellow,don't turn this stupid pink pant yellow ….you are looking simply fab !! (:

    http://bongsbelleza.blogspot.com/

    Love,

  • Reply Varsha Naik March 8, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    the pant is okayish but you have worn it real well..with that top and the shoes….

    That turn into yellow rhyme…super!!

  • Reply Seeking Style March 8, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    For not liking pink, you sure were brave! But it really is a nice color on you though!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  • Reply Kim March 8, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    Great pics, I love the pink jeans

    http://whatkimmididnext.blogspot.com/

  • Reply sonia de macedo March 9, 2012 at 3:32 am

    I agree on the pink thing! I've never liked wearing it either but you pull those denims off really well!

    Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog doll!
    xoxo
    daringcoco.blogspot.com

  • Reply Sabrina March 9, 2012 at 3:37 am

    hiii
    I lover the colours

    Here in Brazil is the International Women's Day
    We are the flower of life, love and hope
    bjss
    Sabrina
    terejour.blogspot.com

  • Reply MRSKA March 9, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Lovely! Very stylish.

  • Reply Janine March 9, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    i like the outfit. and your legs are AMAZING ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Butterfly... :) March 9, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Those pink jeans are looking VERY GOOD on you!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Carried the look really very well!! <3

    P.S. — New Post on my blog too Cherie! <3 Make sure you take out time and give it a look. I'd really appreciate that! Once again -- You have a lovely blog-post! :)

    Xoxo.
    Surabhi.

  • Reply Esther.MTMU March 9, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    I love the jeans!

  • Reply Luladelia Barcelona March 9, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Great look! I like the pink!
    Kisses!
    http://luladelia.blogspot.com

  • Reply Agam March 9, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    I am not the typical pink lover..but thr does exist some mystical force that draws me towards PINK ๐Ÿ™‚
    I think you rock this look..that's a lovely shade of pink and you wear it really really well ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply hotpantsโ„ข March 10, 2012 at 2:03 am

    I never wore pink as a kid, but now I wear it all the time.

  • Reply Stephanie March 10, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    Love it! You look so pretty!

    http://fashionroll.net

  • Reply Anna March 11, 2012 at 1:35 am

    Pink didn't only creep to your closet. I'm not a particularly big fan of the color but about 20% of my closet is pink. It's weird but before I realized it pink took over my wardrobe!

    I'm glad you gave the color a try since it looks great on you!

  • Reply Mikko Tyllinen March 11, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    very beautiful outfit!

  • Reply Zane March 11, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    beautiful, esp the shoes

  • Reply Karola March 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    hello dear! ๐Ÿ™‚
    thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment! ๐Ÿ™‚
    I love the way you look and I also love the way you write! ๐Ÿ™‚ enjoyed this post so much ๐Ÿ™‚ I don't really like pink myself but these pants are awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚
    wanna follow each other hon? ๐Ÿ™‚

    hugs!
    Karola
    http://www.karolasway.blogspot.com

  • Reply thatporcelaindoll March 12, 2012 at 2:02 am

    so cute!!

    thatporcelaindoll.blogspot.com

  • Reply Sudeshna Das March 12, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    Loved those pants! All pink. All fab. All awesome!

    And the sunshine award is waiting for the Lady in Pink at http://www.sudeshnadas.com/2012/03/little-ray-of-sunshine.html

  • Reply roses March 12, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Lovelyโ€ฆ
    rosesandgifts.com

  • Reply Abhyudaya Shrivastava March 12, 2012 at 9:26 pm

    They look cute, now you know after 70 plus comments that pink rocks girls' wardrobes for a reason. You carry it off well.

  • Reply Nettie S. March 13, 2012 at 2:09 am

    I love this color on you! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Imogen March 13, 2012 at 4:37 am

    I've actually always loved pink. Your pink jeans look amazing. I have some and I wear them a lot! I love the way you styled the pink with those shoes and the top.

  • Reply In the Blue March 13, 2012 at 6:13 am

    Hiii, I randomly found your blog.
    I love the contrast with the pink, black, and white!
    So chic!
    xx

    inthe-blue.blogspot.com

  • Reply Nia March 14, 2012 at 6:04 am

    The pink pants is slick and chicky!

    Love the way how you matched it with the black and white strip top!

  • Reply Mary Ann March 14, 2012 at 6:35 am

    I love these pink jeans with the striped top – fabulous look! Greetings from Atlanta. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply ankyl March 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    nice outfit! ๐Ÿ™‚ greetings;)

  • Reply Julia Sh. March 14, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Oh, dear, you look awesome in these pink pants, totally suits you. You are like a model always, so skinny and gorgeous. I loved the post!
    Ps. Sorry for being late, right now I am really busy all the time.
    Xoxo,
    -J

  • Reply Skinny March 15, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    love your pink trousers

  • Reply Rakhshanda March 16, 2012 at 4:22 am

    These pink jeans look sooo pretty <3 Lovely outfit!!!
    http://rakhshanda-chamberofbeauty.blogspot.in

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