Announcing: Pantones Spring 2012 Color Report

Fall is here, and with it brings the vibrant colors of changing leaves, muted hues of the mountain sides and one of my personal fall happenings…. New York Fashion Week. It’s that magical time of the year when the Designers and Fashionistas in the industry trot out their newest creations for us to LOVE, Like or Hate!

Even though fashion week has come and gone it graciously left us with a schlew of new colors and trends to drool over. At the foundation of any great and memorable fashion line are the “it” colors that you will see popping up all over.   You see, after fashion week in New York, Pantone always puts together color reports for both Spring and Autumn. Although these colors aren’t meant to be wedding specific, it’s fun to see what is considered the ”it” colors for the season…especially since the “it” colors tend to trickle down to the wedding scene via clothing, linens, decor etc. So without further ado announcing the….

PANTONE COLORS for SPRING 2012

We love the inspiration boards the the masterminds at The Perfect Palette put together, and their take on the Pantone Spring 2012 colors is no exception! Here is an excerpt that (I love) from their blog about the newest “it” colors…

I’m happy to report that this time the brights are even brighter, but that’s not to say they didn’t round out their top 10 with a pretty pastel. Isn’t Sweet Lilac dreamy? I’m also happy to report that this list is definitely very close to any list I would have put together for Spring weddings. I can’t wait to play around with this palette and see what new and exciting palettes I might discover, but in the meantime take a look at this list and tell me… what’s your favorite? Personally, my favorites would have to be Tangerine Tango and Driftwood. However, I must admit that I can’t wait to put together a palette of Margarita, Cockatoo and Starfish.
  
…. I am right there with them! Driftwood and Starfish are going to make wonderful companion colors to the bright and cheery 2012 line-up.  Here are a few of my favorite inspiration boards that include a few of the new colors and would be fabulous palettes for an upcoming event…

The Perfect Palette BLOG is truly amazing, and a great place to find inspiration and color ideas. It is such a clean and well put together site and I would highly recommended taking a minute or two (or 20) to check it out!

We would love to here from you….. What is your favorite color combination for Spring 2012?
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