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Ah pink – there is no colour like it, well at least Barbie would agree. Through history pink has had some great moments; in the 18th century Marie Antoinette was its biggest fan and today a pink ribbon is the symbol for the awareness of and fight against breast cancer. 

Pink has the ability to make dull look brand new and is a great colour to introduce into you home. There are the soft pinks like rose and blush and then there are the statement pinks such as rouge and fuscia, which add an instant wow factor. Aerosmith sums it up perfectly – ‘Pink its my new obsession. Pink its not even a question’.

Elle Decoration | Pink
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Elle Decoration | Pink Shopping

Small cylinder vase R149, Superbalist Chenille throw R259.99, MrP Home 4.1 litre oval Cocotte R2 500, Le Creuset Dj Direct ‘Glass’ (Cherry Blossom) R30/sheet, Douglas Jones Classic Verso Travel Organiser R279, Superbalist

Pink is the navy blue of India

Diana Vreeland

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Elle Decoration | Pink Shopping

Studio. W Micro Stipe duvet set R550, Woolworths Champagne glass R69, @home Cruiser R1 199, Superbalist Bistro glass tumbler R29.95, Woolworths Otto Double Quilt Cover R1 299, Country Road

“I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.”

Audrey Hepburn

Elle Decoration | Pink
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Elle Decoration | Pink Shopping

Retro Lunchbox R99, @home Hurricane faceted glass R419, @home Swirl platter & dip bowl set R299, Superbalist Velvet Pom Pom scatter cushion R99.99, Mr.P Home Polycotton fitted sheet & pillowcase from R160, Woolworths


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The Winter Issue is all about de-cluttering, de-teching and slowing everything down. Packed with inspiration and ideas for making your home a sanctuary, we share the ultimate comfort food recipes, master the art of nesting and take you on a tour of the dreamiest hideaways. Pick up your copy today and tell us what you think on Twitter @Elle_Deco using #WinterIssue.