Shopping With Andra. Ode to Color: The Best Tones On Spring’s Palette

March 23, 2010 • Shopping


Andra Naylor for Second City Style Magazine

We at Second City Style write a lot about color. Whether we're
advising our readers to buy more of it, try a fun combination or avoid
tricky shades, we're always thrilled to share the latest with you. I'm
especially excited about this spring's palette because there's
something for everyone – blushing nudes if you dare, vibrant brights for
the optimists or fatigues-worthy earth tones that are practical for
And the best part is learning how these fabulous color
families work together to create dynamic, unique looks.

Ballerina Perfection

If you watched the Oscars, then you know that nudes and blushes are very
in. This color doesn't have to be scary and it won't wash you out if
you choose your pieces wisely.
The key is to look for dresses or
tops with embellishment – something that the eye gravitates to and adds
interest to the soft tone. ASOS' lightweight tunic dress is a great
example – it's embellished with metallic sequins and has an unexpected
cut-out back
($102.56 at Take inspiration from Erin
Fetherston's 2010 Spring collection
, which showed looks in pink
champagne, cherry blossom and raspberry pink. When it comes to
accessorizing, stick with a simple "ballet" palette and offset the nudes
with white, black or navy.

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