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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Spring Colors 2013

 January is certainly not my favorite month of the year, it's cold, its dark, and summer seems so far away. However, January gives me time to catch up on life's little things that I never seem to have time to do..like cleaning out a closet or  reorganizing my kitchen pantry. I catch up on my magazine reading, from December...when all those magazines that arrived in the mail ended up in a pile on my desk, because I was too busy to read them.  It's also a good time to plan a summers vacation! The thing I love to do most, however, in the quiet days of January, is to curl up beside the fire with a cup of tea, and do research  on Spring fashion, trending colors and design, and start looking for, and ordering supplies and materials for my jewellery designs.

So I thought you may want a little preview of what Spring...in the world of fashion and design,.... is all about this year.

Colors for Spring and Summer 2013, are fresh, pretty and uplifting! These are the colors that make you smile. Spring is a season that is less serious than Fall, and its time to have some fun!

Pantones Fashion Color Report for Spring, 2013, mixes brights, such as Emerald Green, (Pantones color of the year) 

or African Violet,




and juicy cheerful colors such as Lemon Zest 



 and Nectarine  

        with  the new neutrals  Grayed Jade,


                                                         and Dusk Blue.





  If you are a little less out going in your fashion combinations, then  feature one of the seasons trendy colors, such as Tender Shoots 



with traditional, classic neutral colors such as Linen 
 


                                                  and Monaco Blue 

                                                                                                  which is a rich dark navy. 

 Add a touch of Poppy Red to your lips for a pop of Spring color!



 Poppy Red is a true red, which will be seen in fashion  for Spring,  2013. 

I was recently in the women's shop, White House Black Market, where the color Dusk Blue was very prominent  I loved it so much, that I bought a great pair of jeans in this color. I will probably wear them with blush, beige or linen shades and of course white. However, on my brave days, I might add a shot of  mandarin orange with my patent orange or Nectarine sandals!


My  most favorite color out of all these fresh exciting colors for Spring, is the Grayed Jade, so I will be looking for something new in this color to add to my wardrobe this season.

How about you...what is your favorite color for this Spring? 



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3 comments:

Nicole Beadwright Campanella said...

I am an orange girl with any shade of green. Add a splash of red or poppy and I am good to go. LOL

Nicole/Beadwright

Nancy said...

Those colors are going to be amazing! I'm really excited about them:) Can't wait to see how you interpret them too! January always seems to be my catch up month too.

Catherine said...

Oh those colors ~ so wonderful! Spring please!!!! We have had rain the last couple of days on top of the dump of snow we had the other day. Honestly...that Mother Nature is confused!
xo Catherine

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