Gray is the New Black

Love this luxurious knit dress on Julianne from our Mykonos Collection.

I know, it is so easy and safe to do.  Wake up in a rush, walk to your closet, pick out an all-black outfit, and then out the door.  I have been there myself, and actually very frequently during the winter months!  But at our goddess sanctuary and lifestyle boutique,  we all agree that black is chic and classic, but can sometimes be a drain on divine energy. So our new favorite color? Gray, of course!

This might seem like an odd choice for me since I am a lover of vibrant colors, and especially of white. I wear gray, however, when I want to tune into my inner strength and grounding goddess confidence without being overpowered by the energy of the vibrant colors. Gray in my opinion also exudes sophistication, refinement, and elegance.  While everyone else is playing it safe with black, which can sometimes show dust and dirt so easily, gray will make heads turn for a second look.

I hope you like the sample looks of gray in this post from our latest bohemian goddess collection. How about you? Are you ready to switch from black to gray?

Keeping the luxurious Bohemian glam by mixing lace, leather, and pearls!

Keep your style simple, luxurious, effortless, and uncomplicated.

We like our goddesses and Titans to match.

How Balanced is Your Root Chakra?

The heart knows.

The heart knows.

You may be hearing the word “chakra” more and more these days as people are more open to holistic ways of improving health and well being, but the concept of chakras goes back for centuries.  The root chakra, associated with the color red, is known as the first chakra or “Muladhara.”  According to multiple sources, Mula means “root” and Adhara means “support” or “base.”  The element of this chakra is earth, and it is located at the base of the spine. This is where our grounding is, and building a solid foundation is essential to supporting our growth and everything else that we will do in life.

Just like a plant, the deeper and stronger our root, the more we will be able to endure challenges, struggles, hardships, and withstand rain or storm. When this chakra is open and balanced, we feel secure and stable in life, our bodies feel healthy and our minds clear and alert. We feel confident in who we are and are able to manifest our visions and dreams easily. I think that is why this particular chakra resonates so much with me.

To keep this chakra open and healthy, I like to have the presence of the color red around me, and to keep up my regular yoga routine, goddess walks, and dancing activities. How is your root chakra? Need a check up? Come by the sanctuary and I will help you find out. xo

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I love writing in my journals.

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Fresh flowers from the garden keep the air clean in our sanctuary.

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How about a pair of silk pants from our Italian Goddess Collection?

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I wear this out day and night and then to bed. It’s all cotton and made in Greece.

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Adding a simple accessory to a red dress makes all the difference.