Purple the colour of Lent. Penitential.

Purple, preferably a sombre, dark shade, is worn during the penitential seasons of Advent and Lent. Purple signifies great solemnity, with connotations of both penance and royal dignity.
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And here is my new purple top ~ very penitential? Not!

I also bought a new purple t-shirt for son Alexander. Purple is his favourite colour and, judging by the winter clothing on display in the stores, for the next season, purple is also a trendy ( in) colour right now.

Trendy and Lenten at the same time. 🙂

7 thoughts on “Purple”

  1. Purple’s one of my favourite colours too; well, a particular aubergine-y kind of purple- orchard, I’ve seen it called. And my favourite shirt in this colour just died. Sob! I mean it really died and I can’t wear it ever again. Like the shoes!

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