According to the fashion color gods at Pantone (still our dream job), Spring 2013 is all about feminine softness – fresh cool hues with pops of clear crisp brightness. Can you say refreshing? We know, fall hasn’t even started yet, but the fashion industry is all about what’s coming NEXT – so here’s your cheat sheet on what to expect when the snow melts this Spring.

Pantone’s Color Forecast for Spring 2013

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Nectarine

We seriously can’t get enough of juicy-sounding Spring colors, and after a fall of Tangerine Tango, Nectarine is a nice transition orange – softer than a Tango, more like, say, a Venetian Waltz. This hue is the perfect complement to Spring’s neutral Linen – we’re pretty sure if you pair the two you couldn’t look more fresh and modern.