With fun names Primrose Yellow, Pale Dogwood and Pink Yarrow the most popular fashion colors for the 2017 spring and summer seasons sound more like flowers blooming in your garden than the colors of the clothes in your closet.
Click to see the top 10 colors for women's spring and summer fashion in 2017 on a color palette and on the runway.
The top 10 colors for spring and summer 2017, according to the Pantone Fashion Color Report:
Comfortable and dependable, this muted shade of blue is the most prevalent color for the season. Niagara is a classic denim-like blue that speaks to our desire for ease and relaxation.
2. Primrose Yellow
Primrose Yellow sparkles with heat and vitality. Inviting us into its instant warmth, this joyful yellow shade takes us to a destination marked by enthusiasm, good cheer and sunny days.
3. Lapis Blue
Conveying even more energy is Lapis Blue. Strong and confident, this intense blue shade is imbued with an inner radiance.
A red-based orange, Flame is gregarious and fun-loving. Flamboyant and vivacious, this wonderfully theatrical shade adds fiery heat to the palette.
5. Island Paradise
Island Paradise is a refreshing aqua that calls to mind a change of scenery. A cool blue-green shade that speaks to our dream of the great escape, Island Paradise is emblematic of tropical settings and our desire to unwind.
6. Pale Dogwood
Continuing the tranquil mood, Pale Dogwood is a quiet and peaceful pink shade that engenders an aura of innocence and purity. The unobtrusive Pale Dogwood is a subtle pink whose soft touch infuses a healthy glow.
Bringing forth a refreshing take, Greenery is a tangy yellow-green that speaks to our need to explore, experiment and reinvent. Illustrative of flourishing foliage, the fertile attributes of Greenery signals one to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.
8. Pink Yarrow
Tropical and festive, Pink Yarrow is a whimsical, hot hue that tempts and tantalizes. Bold, attention-getting and tempestuous, the lively Pink Yarrow is a captivating and stimulating color that lifts spirits and gets the adrenaline going.
Evocative of the great outdoors and a healthy lifestyle, Kale is another foliage-based green that conjures up our desire to connect to nature, similar to the more vivacious Greenery. And, just as we see in nature, this lush and fertile natural green shade provides the perfect complementary background to the more vibrant tones in the palette.
With its natural earthiness, Hazelnut is a key neutral for spring. Unpretentious and with an inherent warmth, Hazelnut is a transitional color that effortlessly connects the seasons.
A final word: No matter what the designers are showing, you should buy clothes in colors that look good on you. Consider your personal palette: the color of your eyes, hair and skin tone. Find the colors that make your eyes twinkle and give your skin a natural glow.
According to ColorConnections.com, your best colors will not only make you excited about how you look, but also make you look healthy and young. And that is bound to get you compliments!
--From the Editors at Netscape