Fun Facts about White

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Lilly Pulitzer is THE top colorful, happy and bright brand out there. There's no doubt about that! Now that I think about it, it's truly ironic that white is the ABSENCE of color! In any case, it is sure fun to wear with all sorts of hues, tones and shades of colors!

We'll count this as the first fun fact, but here are some more:

  • White is the traditional color worn by brides in the western world, as well as in Japan.
  • White was the color of deepest mourning among medieval European queens was white rather than black. This tradition survived in Spain until the end of the fifteenth century.
  • A white flag is universally recognized as a symbol of truce.
  • In the Bible, white represents the color of light and is an emblem of the divine.
  • According to Pantone Inc., white is the best selling color for the classic American t-shirt.
  • More shades of white are available commercially than any other color.
  • Originally, scientists wore beige coats. In the late 19th century, medical professionals chose white ones. The color white was chosen because of the idea of hope and expectations for healing and recovery that the physicians would bring.
  • White Christmas: the appearance of snow on Christmas day.
  • White teas are the most delicate of all teas. Great care is taken so that only the youngest leaves are used. The finest varieties are appreciated for their unmatched subtlety, complexity, and natural sweetness.
  • The strong floral scent of the Gardenia blossom has a mood-lifting appeal.
  • Wearing all white, or mostly white is the dress code at the Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament in the world.
  • The name "The White House" wasn't official until Teddy Roosevelt issued an executive order in 1901.

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1 comment:

  1. I love white dresses. They are like the little black dress, you can never have too many of them!