Bubblegum and dusty mauve might make you want to avoid the color altogether. But we talked to three designers about the blush, fuchsia, coral and other shades that could change your mind.
“If you want to get the man in your life to accept pink, thinking of it as light red will help,” designer Annie Elliott says. “It’s very sophisticated.” She suggests the center stripe towels from Schoolhouse Electric & Supply Co. ($14-$72, www.schoolhouseelectric.com ). Courtesy Schoolhouse Electric and Supply Co. Buy Photo