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14 10, 2016

Pantone’s 2016 Fall Fashion Colors

By |2017-09-08T09:16:55-05:00October 14th, 2016|Colors|2 Comments

Pantone's 2016 fall fashion colors are a combination of confidence, complexity and strength.  Since we are in the thick of things with a heavy Presidential race, there are a lot of opinions worldwide.   Furthermore, Pantone has made for the second straight year the same color forecast for both Men and Women.  Of course, a sign of gender dressing and the popularity of dressing in unisex styles. 2016 Fall Fashion Colors Top 10 2016 Fall Fashion Colors are led by optimism, strength and tranquility.  Moreover, the colors were primarily in the blue family anchored with earth tones and vibrant pop colors. Blue Family Riverside - Due to blue being evident in the fall color palette, Riverside was introduced as a cool, calming stable color.  It is sophisticated while bordering on excitement Airy Blue - Designers were seeking a lighter color based on all the conflict in the World.  Airy Blue is the fall version of Serenity.  This is the perfect color to pair with neutrals as well as use as an accent piece. Sharkskin - While there is an edge to this color, it remains a neutral color for the Fall/Winter season.  Sharkskin was used in outerwear, turtlenecks and easy lifestyle separates.  The color shows practicality with a contemporary vibe. Red Tones and Exotic Color Aurora Red - Everyone likes red.  Aurora red is bold, yet pleasing to the eye.  The color is warm with sensual undertones Warm Taupe - Taupe is a timeless color.  This fall's warm taupe is an embracing shade.  Warm taupe will be in abundance for the fall and winter season. Dusty Cedar - This color is an update of all the spring and summer pinks.  In addition, this color is an updated version of Pantone's color of the year, Rose Quartz.  It gives a warm and welcome vibe. Lush Meadow - This color brings botanicals and foliage to life.  Lush Meadow is rich, elegant, sophisticated and vibrant.  In addition, this color resonates with shoppers "Green Lifestyle. Spicy Mustard - This color is vibrant, yet exotic.  Spicy Mustard spices up Yellows of the previous season.  First [...]

19 01, 2016

Sports – Fashion

By |2018-03-26T10:03:11-05:00January 19th, 2016|Fashion, Sports|0 Comments

Sport -  Fashion!  Sports and I go way back. When I was a little girl I loved playing kickball in my backyard. As I grew older I developed a love for baseball and tennis. In high school, I enjoyed playing tennis.  My main love affair with baseball began as a little girl when my Dad first took me to a Boston Red Sox game.  As I grew older I still followed the Red Sox religiously and developed an interest in other sports.  My Dad was always a big New England Patriots Fan.  Seeing the football game on every Sunday growing up held an appeal for me. So, every Sunday, my Husband watches the New England Patriots religiously. Of course, I've learnt more and more about football. In the same fashion, I was onto the sports trend for years.  I love wearing Major League Baseball Clothing and own many different styles.  Also,one of my favorite dresses is a polo short dress with the Red Sox Team Logo. So, today ended the regular National Football Season before the playoffs. And, I wore a pair of New England Patriots Gray leggings pairing with a Super Bowl Patriots 2015 T-shirt. Sports - Fashion Sports and fashion go together.  Designers have stepped up their styling.  The needs and lifestyle of American Women cater to casual attire.  Athletic mesh fabrics have been showing up on the back of dresses.  Last year, many designers showed athletic socks with open toe sandals. Even sophisticated clothing got into the spirit with stripes on luxury cashmere sweaters.  Some Designers went a bit more extreme. Silver metallic shorts were shown in a lot of magazines.  Track suits continue to go from day to evening.  Everything from velour, metallic and leather are being featured on Women's sports styles. Many Designers are bringing the street appeal to their collections.  I don't see this trend slowing down as more and more Women are favoring sports styles. In particular, what do you like about this trend?  In conclusion, what styles will you be wearing? As always, I welcome your comments.