PANTONE Spring Colors Inspiration

pantone spring 2016

rose quartz

The soothing, calming nature of colors in the Spring collections are led by ROSE QUARTZ, a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Like a serene sunset, flushed cheek or budding flower, Rose Quartz reminds us to reflect on our surroundings during the busy but lighthearted spring and summer months.

Left // Skirt SweetGirl by COL CLAUDINE PL
designed in Poland £65.00

Right // Pink and blue leather moccassins by Boni Classic
designed in Portugal £46.00


While the majority of the Spring/Summer palette trends toward calmness, a few diversions from the theme emerge that offer a contrast. With BUTTERCUP designers reveal a shining beacon transporting its wearer to a happier, sunnier place.

Left // Zing’s by CHUILLETcreation eirl
designed in France £18.50

Right // Lemon – Sneaker Espadrille by ANGARDE
designed in France £37.80

Fiesta (1)
The high energy FIESTA is a harbinger of excitement, encouraging free-spirited exploration to unknown but welcoming locales. A strong and fiery, yellow-based red, the vivid Fiesta provides a stark contrast to the calming, softer nature of this season’s palette.

Left // Shirt ‘Stripes’ Red by Claudio Lugli
designed in United Kingdom £50.00

Right // Chatio Red Tassel Earrings by Epuu
designed in Turkey £30.00

Green flash

GREEN FLASH calls on its wearer to explore, push the envelope and escape the mundane, radiating an openness that combines with the rest of the palette in unexpected but serendipitous ways. The popularity of this brilliant hue is representative of nature’s persistent influence even in urban environments, a trend continuing to inspire designers.

Left // Acciaio Green Pois Knee Sock by Wams – Socks Made in Italy
designed in Italy £14.00

Right // Baby boy dungarees/ overalls long in green by Pecorella Paris
designed in France £53.00

Iced Coffee

A transitional color that will take us through the seasons, ICED COFFEE manifests as another strong neutral for the season. With its natural earthy quality, the softness and subtlety of Iced Coffee creates a stable foundation when combined with the rest of this season’s palette.

Left // Recycled Birch Satchel by What Daisy Did
designed in United Kingdom £54.00

Right // Silent wooden wall clock by Paladim Handmade
designed in Bulgaria £15.00

Liliac gray (1)

As in most any season, the need for neutrals arises. Essentially a basic, the subtlety of the lilac undertone in, LILAC GRAY, adds a distinctive edge to this classic gray shade.

Left // Linen pillowcase Dove Grey by Lovely Home Idea
designed in Lithuania £21.00

Right // Velo Sock Indoor bicycle cover by Velo Sock
designed in Latvia £35.97

Limpet shell

A shade of aqua that leans toward the green family, LIMPET SHELL is clear, clean and defined. Suggestive of clarity and freshness, its crisp and modern influences evoke a deliberate, mindful tranquility.

Left // Sweatshirt Poco Scribbles by POCOPATO
designed in Poland £26.00

Right // Les Estivales Collection – Le Cyan by Krama Heritage
designed in France £38.00

Peach Echo

PEACH ECHO, a shade that emanates friendlier qualities, evoking warmth and accessibility. It is an all-encompassing, tempered companion in the playful orange family.

Left // Coral Crush Saddlebag by The Saddlebag Trading Company
designed in United Kingdom £65.00

Right // Blucher Salmon by NOSOLO BARCELONA
designed in Spain £38.99 £45.99




Weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, SERENITY comforts with a calming effect, bringing a feeling of respite even in turbulent times. A transcendent blue, Serenity provides us with a naturally connected sense of space.

Left // Booty Blue by NOSOLO BARCELONA
designed in Spain £41.99 £48.99

Right // ‘Forget the Rules’ Giclee Print by Intwine
designed in United Kingdom £26.00

snorkel blue

A maritime-inspired blue, SNORKEL BLUE plays in the navy family, but with a happier, more energetic context. The name alone implies a relaxing vacation and encourages escape. It is striking yet still, with lots of activity bursting from its undertones.

Left // Motorcycle helmet Camo blue design Freeway by Exklusiv
designed in France £142.95

Right // Baby Kimono by Bebobio
designed in France £36.30




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