Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Spring is just around the corner!

Hello Friends!

It is almost that time of year again! As the seasons turn, we look forward to new styles and colors for the spring. This spring you will notice so many wonderful trends! Here are a few trends to keep in mind for 2012’s spring:

  • · Bold Prints- Bright geometric graphics, floral prints, circles and vivid prints are a sure hit this spring. Keep an eye out for these! Do not shy away from these bold prints and patterns; they are the way to go this year!
  • · Garden Power- What is spring without flowers? Flower prints will be everywhere for this spring. Every flower in the garden will be seen girl’s clothing.
  • · Pastels – Soft and feminine colors are back. Powder pinks, blue and greens are taking center stage.
  • · Embellishments – Eye catching embellishment are prevailing this year. From adorable little trinkets, ribbons, lace trims, embroidery and ruche fabrics, they are this year’s must have!
  • · Ruffles- This current trend is not going away! It is still around for this spring. New ruffles are standing out due to the delicacy of line and the unique, chic look. Ruffles are a guaranteed eye catcher as they are meant to attract attention.

Here are a Spring’s 2012 featured colors. Every season, color forecaster Pantone determines fashion’s next IT-colors. For spring 2012, the palette features hues that are bright and sunny that mix well with neutrals.

1. Tangerine Tango
This particularly vibrant shade is almost universally flattering on skin tones. Look for it to be paired with black and white.

2. Solar Power
There are few things bright than the sun and this golden yellow channels its warmest undertones. If you don’t want to look too sunny, try a handbag or shoes in this high-wattage color.

3. Sodalite blue
For those who love navy in the springtime, the blue tones in this color really matches the rich royal blue undertones of its mineral namesake.

4. Cabaret
This pink is literally hot. This will be the bold eye-catcher for the pinks.

5. Starfish
This deep khaki radiates warmth and will be paired with extremely bright colors.

6. Margarita
This spring’s pastel green is toned down version of a margarita is a subdued yellowish green with almost grayish undertones.

7. Sweet Lilac
Lilacs look and smell like spring. Richer than a typical pastel, this lavender shade will put you in the mood for warm weather.

8. Driftwood
This color isn’t one of the brightest of the bunch, but will be an amazing balance to the other vibrant spring colors.

9. Bellflower
This vibrant purple will compliment many skin tones and is a fresh springy take on purple.

10. Cockatoo
This blue-green shade looks less like a bird and more like the Mediterranean Sea. It will look refreshingly like the ocean and will pop beautifully with some of the more subdued neutrals.

Thanks for reading! Stay tuned! I will be back soon!

XO,

Bridal Bee