Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trends

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trends

The latest Fashion Weeks brought some really lovely trends with them for the upcoming warm season, yet the foundation, the base of these trends make colors, hues that underline, shape and define each and every creation in the newest collections from our favorite designers. And although you may find it too early to start planning your spring/summer 2012 wardrobe, getting acquainted with what is in and what not in advance is always advisable. Therefore let’s start from the base, the foundation and get to know the colors the fashion designers used most often in their spring/summer 2012 collections.


Even though the variety of colors for spring/summer 2012 isn’t so wide, you are sure to find some lovely hues for you you’d like to wear in the new season with pleasure. From scorching red and vivid yellow to orange, elegant white and black, these colors guarantee your unique and incredible look. So here are the basic color trends for spring/summer 2012:
Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #1: Caramel Colors: Soft caramel hues, including cream, light pink, coral, peach and banana, make one of the main colors used in the designers’ new collections and are going to be really hot in the upcoming warm season. You can wear them separately or combined, as well as mixed with brighter tones or neutral pastels.

Mulberry SS 2012                                                                                                             Nina Ricci SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #2: Orange: Orange is one of the greatest hits of Spring/Summer 2012. From dresses, shoes and bags to belts, sunglasses and accessories, it appears everywhere and on everything. If this flashy color is your favorite one, you certainly have the privilege of experimenting with it in the upcoming season and enjoying every little bit of it. Go to extremes, for instance, just like Blumarine did and try a head-to-toe orange look, or just add subtle orange touches with the help of orange details that will definitely brighten up your outfits.

Marc by Marc Jacobs SS 2012                                                                                        Bottega Veneta SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #3: White: With black being the most common color for the cold season, white always comes to symbolize the arrival of the sunny season. Total white look is going to be one of the hottest trends for Spring/Summer 2012, capable of adding a touch of sophistication and refinement to your looks. To boost your femininity, try delicate lace or pleats, or opt for a straighter or more elegant silhouette, creating a well-defined and refined look.

Fendi SS 2012                                                                                                            Bebe SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #4: Fuchsia: Although fuchsia wasn’t so widely used in Spring/Summer 2012 designer collections, as orange or white, it did appear anyways, looking gorgeous and amazing, as always. So if you are a big fan of this hue, you can feel free to go on with it in the upcoming season.

DKNY SS 2012                                                                                                 Salvatore Ferragamo SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #5: Black: As always, alongside white, black finds its respectable place in the list of the hottest colors of the season. It is always there, allowing women to play with other shades and create impressive combinations. At least, black is the safest and most refined option, which never considers style blunders.

Blumarine SS 2012                                                                                                             Emilio Pucci SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #6: Black and white combination: Although the combination of two neutral colors is also considered to be neutral, it’s absolutely bewitching in the case of black and white combination. This elegant and smart combo is also going to be very hot in the new season, so experiment with it and admire the unusual and chic effect.

Emporio Armani SS 2012                                                                                               Jason Wu SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #7: Yellow: Yellow and orange always come hand in hand. When orange is trendy, yellow gets too. From pale yellow to bright lemon, this color is great for Spring/Summer 2012.

Just Cavalli SS 2012                                                                                                                D&G SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #8: Nude: Nothing can compare with the nude color palette in its versatility. It can go on with everything and still look refined and trendy, plain, yet never vulgar. There is something about this hue that makes it so exceptional and dreamy. The Spring/Sumer 2012 season also seems to love nude colors, so it’s never late to experiment with this chic hue in the new season as well.

Chloe SS 2012                                                                                                             Mulberry SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #9: Red: Together with orange and yellow, vibrant red comes to make our spring and summer brighter. From scorching red to paler and lovelier tones, red is utterly hot in the upcoming warm season. No matter which shade you choose, your original look is guaranteed for sure.

Emilio Pucci SS 2012                                                                                                Nina Ricca SS 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Color Trend #10: Blue: Another trendy color for Spring/Summer 2012 is blue, which comes in a variety of shades. There is that eclectic blue, which is almost eye-hurting, deep dark blue that always looks noble, aquamarine blue, turquoise and even very light blue that always comes to boost the dreamy allure in you.
With this long list of Spring/Summer 2012 color trends, you are sure to find your perfect matches and feel and look confident in the new season.

Luca Luca SS 2012                                                                                                           Vera Wang SS 2012

Photos courtesy of Stylebistro.com

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