Spring Color Trend: Yellow

“Consumers look to spring for renewed energy, optimism and the promise of a brighter day,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. It’s true. When warmer weather starts to rear it’s sunshine-y head, you can’t help but tuck away your dreary Fall palette for happier hues. Next to Pantone’s ‘Tangerine Tango’, yellow may just be Spring’s second favorite color, with appearances on Bill Blass runways and more. Solar Power and Cyber Yellow decked out everything from sporty rain coats to full-length evening gowns.

How to Wear Yellow

Whether designers went rich and romantic or clean and classic with the glowing tone, one thing is clear: anyone can wear yellow. There’s something lovable and attainable about the shade that often beats out equally bright pigments like pink or turquoise. Fashionistas of bohemian, sporty and preppy  styling alike can all pull from Spring’s yellow trend to make it their own.

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A body con dress or skirt is a great essential that (if long enough) can be taken from the office to after hours. Pair a lemony-fresh yellow skirt with a black or white sheer button-up and blazer for work. Remove the button-up to reveal an equally tight tank or cami, and throw on some statement jewelry for happy-hour drinks.

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