We’ve covered spring clothing trends over the past two postsnd it’s very exciting to see what’s coming through the stores. 

Just as important are the colour trends for 2019 and this season, but where do we start when it comes to new season colours?

Remember this when you’re out shopping next…an outfit offers more impact and tones of ‘wow factor’ when the colour or colours are perfect for you. Colour either wears us, or, on the other hand, we wear it – pure and simple!

Coco Chanel – Quote…“The best colour in the whole world is the one that looks good on you.”

Let’s start with Pantone’s ‘colour of the year’ – ’living coral’…  

‘’An animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge’’.  

While we’ve seen this vibrant yet mellow hue over the year spring is the perfect time to wear it! If it doesn’t suit or appeal to you to wear put a small amount in your home or office space. It’s definitely a hue that ‘kick starts’ the spring bringing with it a fresh and lively reminder winter has gone for another year.

For twenty years now Pantone institute (the global authority on colour) has chosen a ‘colour of the year’. This colour influences product development and purchasing decisions in a wide variety of industries – from fashion to homewares, industrial designs to graphic design and packaging. The selection process for the ‘colour of the year’ is quite a tedious one and requires thoughtful consideration and trend analysis. To arrive at the colour selection each year Pantone’s experts comb the world for all sorts of new colour influences. This of course include the fashion but also in all areas of design; such as, travelling art collections, new artists, the entertainment and film industries, popular travel destinations, new lifestyles and even socio economic conditions. Other influences may come from textures, materials, new technologies and relevant social media platforms as well as popular upcoming sporting events.

I love learning and reading Pantone’s insight and expression about their particular ‘colour of the year’. They’re great at describing what the colour of the year means and what it represents in and to the world at the time.

Living colour is described as…

‘’Living coral embraces us with warmth and comfort in the unstable and ever changing world we are in right now’’.

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