While researching Spring color trends, I was perplexed by this image (right) I found on WGSN of a detail from Yan Shilin's
'Empty Sofa'; the fashion forecasting site described the image's color focus as "bruised pastels on a neutral base highlighted
with toxic brights". I instantly fell in love with this palette - what a beautifully haunting interpretation of such a delicate color story.
As I continued following this color trend, I discovered J.Crew's Spring 2011 lookbook completely embodied these hues with blush tones,
muted corals, honeysuckle, and dusty yellows. These shades were also evident on many Spring 2011 runways including Cacharel, Carven,
Antonio Berardi, and Dennis Basso. It won't be long before these tones trickle from the runways to the sidewalks!
From left: J.Crew Spring 2011 lookbook, 'Empty Sofa' by Yan Shilin (Source: WGSN), Pantone colors Biscotti, Custard,