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The actress wore a lilac, ankle-length dress with an empire waistline, plunging neckline, and black lace overlay with lace detailing around the bust, shoulders and hem.
Alive to smell the fragrance of a lilac bush or to feel the rush of wind while cruising the highway on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
But despite a leaky roof, shoddy bedroom addition, and landscaping that featured out-of-control lilac bushes, the house was in an up-and-coming neighborhood.
In her first campaign image for the beauty line, shot by David Sims, Aboah models Jacobs’s new crayon-liquid lipstick hybrid Le Marc Liquid Lip Crayon and a lilac straw bucket hat.
Carefully spoon in your green caramel apple milkshake and top with your lilac whipped cream.
The rich reds, bronzes, and greens are topped off with a starlit lilac that's perfect for rainbow strobing.
Chezar used pale pink peonies, coral tulips and lilacs—and then add texture and height with sprays of green hellebore and purple fritillaria meleagris.
Gomez and Demi Lovato, who sported a lilac gown with a killer slit, hugged and posed for photos together on the red carpet.
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