The final results aren't tallied, but America's National Retail Federation's 2012 Valentine Day Consumer Intentions and Actions survey predicted that total spending in the US for yesterday celebraton of love was $17.6 billion, up 8.5 percent from 2011. To be determined.
For most guys, sending a dozen long-stem roses yesterday was enough to warm female hearts. In China Xiao Fan opted for a mind-blowing 9.999 red roses, which were transformed into a lavish marriage proposal gown for his girlfriend Yin Mi. The two met at the Guangzhou amusement park three years ago.
The stunning garment included delicate rose-petal shoulder straps and a sweeping five-foot train made from individually stitched blooms. We assume Yin Mi said 'yes'. via Ecouterre
Inspired by photographer Stephan Glathe's recent images of Gabriella Toth, Anne reminded us about the power of 'red' in yesterday's Sensual Rebel column. Science confirms that both men and women find the color difficult to ignore.
Color Red=Sexy, Dominant, Dangerous, Strong & Powerful AOC Sensual Rebel