What Does the Color Pink Represent?

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William Carlos Williams proclaimed "a profusion of pink roses bending ragged in the rain speaks to me of all gentleness and its enduring.” Pink shades range from baby pink to bright fuchsia and represent sweetness and beauty in daily life.

Pink in Feng Shui

  • Pink represents the combination of white (intimate and pure) with red (passionate and exciting). Pink is the color of romance and should not be worn if others take advantage of your generosity.

Pink in Fashion

  • Pink is often used in clothing for baby girls and children. Women’s fashions often include rose, fuchsia or magenta to represent femininity. Pink in menswear is a reoccurring trend and often seen in ties and suit accessories.

Pink in Marketing

  • Soft pinks represent youthful purity and are used in children’s marketing. Pink shades with white, black or chocolate brown accents are used for sophisticated websites and print ads marketed to women.

Pink in Decorating

  • Pink shades are often seen in bathrooms and bedrooms because they represent gentleness and tranquility. Feng Shui practitioners believe pink should be used as accents in decorating, often grounded with black.

Pink in Flowers

  • Regardless of shade or bloom, pink flowers represent romance, joy and affection.

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