Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Looking Forward To Spring: A Pastel Palette

Looking forward to spring, today I am featuring a favorite spring 2012 runway trend - Pastels!!!  Designers gave this spring season a sense of airiness with a range of pastel tones. Before you start envisioning Easter eggs, stick with me here.  I promise you can make this trend chic and pull it off fabulously.  We'll start with the runway inspiration...

Runway Inspiration

{Versus Runway, via Vogue}


{DVF Runway, Image via Glitter Guide}
A pastel-inspired wardrobe works whether you are lounging around on a lazy Sunday or attending a black tie affair.  Here are a few of my favorite evening wear and casual pastel looks.

Celebrity Inspiration 


{Emma Stone via Teen Vogue}


{Rachel Bilson showing off her pastels... Image via The Examiner}

 I was quite shocked to see so many soft pastels on the runway, especially on NYC runways, where edginess and experimental fashion abound.  But just as sorbet is a cleanser to the palette, I felt that the softer hues debuting for spring cleansed my fashion palette.

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Lastly, here are my picks for Spring 2012 Pastels...




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What are your favorite Spring 2012 looks?  Do you like pastels, or do you opt for edgier choices?
  



16 comments:

  1. Obsessed with all these images of pastel! Gorg picks!
    fashiontruffles.blogspot.com

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  2. Hi there! Thanks so much for stopping by TCB today! So glad to see you! I'm loving the Philip Lim runway pastels. Great color blocking.

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  3. I love lavender on redheads! Great picks :) I just wanted to thank you for your support of Design Darling — your comments never fail to make my day! xx

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  4. Ohh, loving the pastels! So feminine, soft, and pretty. Great inspiration here!

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  5. Love pastels, in major love with the bikini ;)

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  6. GORGEOUS post, pastels are my absolute fave! I can't wait til spring!

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  7. I'm not quite ready for spring...but this is getting me pretty excited!!

    <3Amanda
    feast.fashion.faves

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  8. Pastels are my favorite! they are so innocent. Pastel pink and lavender are my favs. I am in love with that Elie Sabb gown Mila Kunis wore

    http://underthefluorescents.blogspot.com/

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  9. great post! I'm a fan of anyone who chooses to wear something besides black. don't get me wrong, black is fine, but not all the time!

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  10. Love the pastels! I'm so excited for this! Seriously mint and sherbert are my faves! Great post :) xo Lisa

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  11. I can't wait to try the trend this spring. You have such amazing inspirations here -- and in my mind, DVF can do no wrong!

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  12. The DVF images are blowing my mind! So gorgeous!

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  13. Hi Sam,
    How are you?

    Thank you for your comments on my blog. I certainly love designing boxes.

    I can't wait til spring :)

    delia
    http://www.lovelaughlipglosses.com/

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  14. loving these sherbet hues! ps i just added you to my blogroll! love your sense of style xoxo

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  15. I absolutely adore pastel colors!! They're so charming and sweet and remind me of macarons! I can't wait for spring and warmer weather to burst out lighter colors as well! But for now I think i will stick to darker hues and jewel tones to brighten up the winter!!

    Bijou-minou.blogspot.com

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