With the rains setting in, it feels like all we can see are grey skies and gloomy shades. But fret not! There is a wide range of vibrant tones trending this season as forecasted by the Pantone website & seen on spring-summer show runways. Designed to invoke cheerful vibes, they are exactly what the doctor ordered to drive away the monsoon blues.
Find out what’s in fashion and brighten up your day by incorporating them into your outfit:
Soft and delicate, this elegant shade was co-named ‘Color of the Year’ by Pantone for 2016. Seen in a number of trendy clothes on the red carpet, it exudes utter charm. Pair it with neutral tones to present a more sophisticated look. You could also add a pop of it in your look, say a necklace or a bow in your hair for a touch of Victorian glamour.
Embrace new fashion styles and present a Mediterranean look with this warm shade. It works perfectly for a range of skin tones, making it a go-to color this season. Pair a solid top with your favorite pair of denims for a fashionable day out. You could also get inspired by celebrities and go for a head-to-toe look. This tone is also the ideal backdrop to show off your gilded jewelry.
This calming hue makes up the second part of Pantone’s ‘Color of the Year’ for 2016. Embodying understated chicness, it looks lovely when worn in a lacy form. Voguish yet refined, it is the answer to the universal query, “how to look smart casually?” Throw on a scarf or wear a smart watch to give your outfit a snazzy boost.
Pro tip: Wear Serenity with Rose Quartz to make sure your look is completely in sync with the latest fashion trends.
A favorite of fashion labels, this rich shade ensures enchanting grace. With marine influences, it invokes a relaxed feel. Don a modish evening gown in this color to express your inner fashionista. You can also make it part of a daytime look by pairing it with neutral accessories.
Bright and cheerful, this is the perfect tone to lift your mood up. A sunny printed maxi dress in this shade is all you need to paint the town, well, yellow! If you find it too overpowering, you can try out different fashion styles. Add a pop of color to your ensemble by accessorizing it with a Buttercup handbag, or a pair of pumps.
Add a dash of tranquility to your style by flaunting hot fashion trends in this shade. Be subtle by painting your nails in this fetching shade. Alternatively, you can go all out and opt to include it in your office wear sari collection. Meant to provide a soothing vibe, this color also looks great when worn as accessories.
Defined as a “basic”, this hue is the ideal backdrop to sport monsoon fashion trends. Don a solid shade maxi for that classy look. Mixing colors with this hue is also an easy choice. Add a statement in a bright shade against a Lilac Grey dress for added flair. A pair of heels in this tone is also sure to complement a myriad of trendy clothes.
Fiery and intense, this color infuses zesty flavor into your new fashion dresses. It imparts a high-energy feeling, making it apt when you want a boost of confidence. The perfect complement to the rest of the shades in trend this season, it makes a wonderful choice for accessorizing. A lipstick in this tone is also a novel way of adding it to your trendy clothes.
Another neutral shade, this earthy tone is a wardrobe staple this season. Pair a comfortable pair of pants with your favorite top, or look chic as you walk down the street with a tote bag in this color. Leggings in this color are also perfect if you are wondering what to wear with tunics. For accessories, a comfortable pair of boots makes a charming add-on.
If you are looking to give your style a vibrant boost, then this is the color for you. Inspired by nature, this bright hue will ensure you stand out for your trendy clothes. Team a scarf with a white t-shirt and denims for subtle incorporation. Or step out in a bright summer dress and make the best of the lovely weather.
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