Let me introduce you to my favorite color... I like to call it gray. It has also been called grey, charcoal, heather gray/grey, slate, graphite, silver, gunmetal, smoke, and other assorted names.
One of the things that I probably like most about fall and winter is that gray is the perfect color. It's a classic neutral. It matches the mood of the weather. It seems solid and reliable. It may be dull, but it goes with a punch of any color without complaint.
For years I have worn my many-acquired shades of gray during the cooler months. And I quietly dreaded the warm days when I felt compelled to transition to a brighter, less ambiguous color...
But today I made a discovery. In my new enlightened consciousness, I have become aware of a new title for my beloved drabness. Today I learned that if you entitle my favorite color (yes, I know it's not really a color--it's a shade) with the descriptive name of pewter, it is immediately acceptable as a summer appropriate color... Oh, the happiness I felt when this awareness dawned upon me!
Pewter! How I love Thee! Let me count the ways... Can we start with some cute, new shoes?