The top ten spring colors for 2016 are as hot as the temperatures are rising. We’ve got the lowdown on Pantone’s eight additional picks for the season and where to score the pieces that will have you looking stylish all season long. For some seriously good color inspiration, check out our choices below!
What’s up Buttercup? Oh, just this super cute skirt that’s absolutely perfect for the spring season. The Marigold Mixer Kara Skirt from prAna features the sustainable edge for which this retailer is known, plus it’s totally reminiscent of Pantone’s pick, Buttercup, a warm, rich yellow that will flatter a variety of complexions.
If you’re searching for an accessory that pops, then look no further than the Athena Cuff from Mata Traders.This modern bracelet adds just the right amount of color and style to every outfit, and it’s in the signature fiery Fiesta red that Pantone chose for 2016.
3. Green Flash
This bold hue is not for the faint of heart. However, rather than deck yourself out from head to toe in such an eye catching color, we’ve made it easier to wear by choosing an accessory like this Wood Torsade Necklace from Novica. Pair this piece with a plain white tee and shorts or skinny jeans for a fun pop of color this spring.
4. Iced Coffee
Lightweight scarves are perfect for spring nights, indoor excursions, the office, and for those of you dwelling in chillier northern climates. For instance, take this Striped Handloomed Scarf from MadeFAIR – it’s in the prettiest shade of Pantone’s Iced Latte and would elevate lots of ensembles. We especially like the idea of this with an outfit comprised of cream colored pieces.
5. Lilac Grey
Backpacks have already hit the spring runways and this Lilac Grey beauty is perfect for casual excursions, yet tailored enough for the professional woman. Get the Chanda Backpack from Matt & Nat.The vegan leather construction won’t be weighing on your conscience next time you tote this purse around town.
6. Limpet Shell
We just can’t get enough of this gorgeous aqua color and the Quartz Twin Pendant Necklace from MadeFAIR really seems to do it justice. This would look lovely dressed up or down and since it’s spring, we’d love to see this paired with light or neutral tops in order to really let this necklace shine.
7. Peach Echo
This is such a flattering color for so many complexions it’d be silly not to have Peach Echo somewhere in your wardrobe. The super sweet Daydream Dress from Mata Traders is cut beautifully and we especially love how the model has it paired with a necklace that’s really similar to our last color, Snorkel Blue.
8. Rose Quartz
One of Pantone’s two main color choices for the year is Rose Quartz, the pretty and feminine dusty pink hue we keep drooling over. The Peep Toe Wedges from Good Cloth are a fun and less expected way of incorporating the color, plus these are so soft that you could probably wear them as a neutral. Pair with sundresses, rompers, skinnies, and more.
This is Pantone’s second pick as color of the year and we can see why. The soft powdery blue hue is an excellent choice for spring and we think that the Eternal Triangle Skirt from Mata Traders is really great. A tucked in tank would be perfect paired with this A line skirt. Have fun with more daring color combos, or simply stick with neutrals for a classic and timeless look.
10. Snorkel Blue
Take a dip in the deep end when you wear this Jumpsuit from Good Cloth in Pantone’s Snorkel Blue. The lagoon-like color is rich and saturated and this particular piece would look stellar with a pair of espadrilles and an arm full of bangle bracelets.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our suggestions on how to incorporate Pantone’s spring colors into your clothing rotation. The upside is that everything we’ve chosen here today is also sustainable in some form, so you don’t have to worry about harming the environment, animals, or community.
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