March 5, 2014

Pastel as a Trend?

DKNY from Harpers Bazaar
Minty green, sherbet orange, petal pink, perfect peach, apparently pastels are a trend for Spring 2014 fashion.  I have a question, aren't pastels a trend every year at this time?

The Oscars

If the above pastels aren't for you why not try mixing it up with some deep vibrant hues.  Pantone is forecasting for Spring 2014 pairing up a pastel with a vivid bright.

Pantone chart showing their color of the year, radiant orchid.

Many people wonder can the art on the runway translate to wearable, every day clothing? Warm Blush crepe short

Cottage Pink top from the Gap

This last picture combines your vibrant pastels.  When I first saw this I thought it was a hankie, it was a thumbnail.  But once I clicked on it I realised it was a bathing suit. Duh.

Either way I loved the plaid!

Zalika Ruffled Swimsuit

Whether pastel is a trend or a get me out of this winter state mind, the colors this year are looking pretty nice!


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