Trend For Spring 2012: Pantone 18-362 Bellflower

March 28, 2012 • Fashion, Fashion Blog, Trends

Every season there are certain colors that stand out. For more than 18 years, Pantone, the global authority on color, has surveyed the industry influencers such as designers of New York Fashion Week , buyers, stylists and more to present the season’s most important color trends. Come spring consumers are usually looking for a color palette that makes them feel revived and energized. One of the prominent hues for Spring 2012 is ‘Bellflower’ – a deeper shade of lilac purple. Whether you chose a true lilac or a more muted tone, you will notice you can’t escape the color Bellflower. Good thing because the hue is flattering on just about everyone. If you are into the hot color blocking trend or just want to know which other colors besides black and white to pair Bellflower with, try hot pink or tangerine for a pop of surprise. Here are 10 Belflower toned items we are loving right now:

1. Parker Romper, $198

2. Missoni Fringe Zigzag Infinity Scarf, $174

3. Diane von Furstenberg Coralie Dress, $365

4. Lanvin Belted Silk-Crepe Dress, $1,645

5. Monica Vinader Nugget 18-Karat Gold-Vermeil Amethyst Earrings, $195

6. Carvela Anna Bow Front Mid Heel Court Shoes, $214.86

7. Yigal Azrouel Crepe Halter Dress, $995

8. Balenciaga Giant City Nickel Hamilton, $1,945

9. Balenciaga Arena Espadrilles, $935

10. The Skinny Jeans by 7 For All Mankind, $169

– Lauren Dimet Waters

Image Layout: Kristine Horton

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