White is a shade, the percepition of which is evoked by light that stimulates all three types of color sensitive cone cells in the human eye in nearly equal amounts and with high brightness compared to the surroundings.White is  opposite extreme of black.In most Western countries white is the color for brides. In the East, it’s the color for mourning and funerals. White is often associated with hospitals, especially doctors, nurses, and dentists.

WHITE represents: purity, cleanliness, neutrality, peace, snow, liberation, ice, light, holiness, spirituality, silence, health, opportunity, happiness, life, activity, knowledge, brotherhood,beginning…


White Words: These words are synonymous with white or represent various shades of the color white:

snow, pearl, antique white, ivory, chalk, milk white, lily, smoke, seashell, old lace, cream, linen, ghost white, beige, cornsilk, alabaster, paper, whitewash…

“The first of all single colors is white … We shall set down white for the representative of light, without which no color can be seen; yellow for the earth; green for water; blue for air; red for fire; and black for total darkness.”  Leonardo Da Vinci
“Never use pure white; it doesn’t exist in nature.”  Aldro T. Hibbard

Africa Get A Life Shopper from Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood has designed a collection of handbags in collaboration with The Ethical Fashion Programme. The bags are made in Nairobi, Kenya and the work will help around 7000 women living in very poor conditions.The collection has three designs and all the bags are made of recycled materials from roadside advertisement banners and safari tents.

Vivienne Westwood’s Ethical Fashion Africa collection has a holistic approach that is 100% dedicated to supporting disadvantaged communities to improve lives.  Dame Westwood’s involvement in the Ethical Fashion Programme allows thousands of women to support themselves and their families with a life-long trade.

The bag in the picture is called

Africa Get A Life Shopper.

You can order the bag online from Vivienne Westwood’s online shop.

Also Yoox.com sells all the 3 shoppers:”Get a life shopper“,”Purple Gaia Heart” and “Orb”from the VIVIENNE WESTWOOD ETHICAL FASHION AFRICA collection.

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