Hottest Color Trends for Spring Summer 2012
by Anna Villaruel
(Seoul, South Korea)
March 1, 2012: Oh boy, it looks like Spring is around the corner! After months of dark and gloomy days, it's time to store our winter clothes away and update our closet with the newest trends - and not least a few splashes of colors!
Courtesy of Style.com and Elle.uk
You can never go wrong with the timeless hues of spring and summer such as whites and nudes - but brighter colors are without a doubt the hottest colors
you can wear this season!
How to update your closet with the color trends for springtime
I suggest adding a versatile dress and a top in one of the colors
below and perhaps a few accessories (necklace, handbag, sandals, etc.) to spiff up your basics.
A cute dress in one of this season's vibrant colors and looks gorgeous with wedge sandals and your favorite glam sunglasses. And a blouse creates a fresh fashion statement with your basic jeans and skirts.
If you want to look extra fun and flirty, or simply want to make your legs into your trademark
this summer, then consider buying a skirt or a pair of shorts in one of the color trends. They'll shine their spotlight on your legs and enhance the sunkissed glow of your skin!
Now let's have a look the hottest colors for springtime!Orange
Note: Keep in mind that the colors covered on this page are just tips on what will be popular this season - and also remember that you don't have to frantically scout for the exact color, you can find them in various nuances. Also make any color yours by selecting the best shade for your personal style and coloring!
Also known as 'Tangerine'
SS 2012 RTW Matthew Williamson/Style.com
Orange is the must-own color
this season. It was seen in heaps on the catwalk during Fashion Week last Fall, by fashion designers such as Marc by Marc Jacobs and Vivienne Tam, just to mention a few. Learn how to look fab in orange for SS 2012Coral Pink
Also known as 'Warm Pink' or 'Orange Pink'
SS 2012 RTW Tibi/Style.com
Coral pink is as cheerful as orange, but cuter and yummier :-) It's one of this season's hottest bright colors - pink but with a hint of orange. Get tips on how to wear coral pink this summertimeBright Yellow
Also known as 'Citron Yellow'
SS 2012 RTW Elie Tahari/Style.com
This classic spring and summer color will beat those winter blues! Bright yellow is clear, almost-neon-like and bold! Let's look at how you can look chic in yellow for SS 2012Kelly Green
Also known as 'Bright Green'
SS 2012 RTW Jo No Fui/Elle.uk
This bright shade of green is sure to revive your closet this season! Kelly green is another lively color that creates style impact but is soothing at the same time. Check out my tips on how to implement Kelly Green to your summer closetMint
Also known as 'Icy Light Green'
SS 2012 RTW Jill Stuart/Style.com
I can't cover the Spring & Summer 2012 color trends without highlighting at least one lighter hue :-) This icy mix of light blue and green shade gives off a light and airy feel to your look.
A nice break from the luscious brights above. Check out these tips on how to wear mint green for this spring and summertime
Here's a quick re-cap of the hottest colors for this season:
What do you think?
Which of the colors is your favorite? What colors are you planning on adding to your closet this springtime?