Neutrals. We saw it on the Red Carpet, and many fashion designers are creating full collections of them. So what is the new neutral color pallet for 2012? We’ll take a look at what’s been going on in high fashion and apply it to our medium-fashion lives (only because runway stuff is so expensive!!).
Neutral become more colorful in 2012?
There is a trend in both fashion and interior design: neutrals with a twist. Even though the word “neutrals” still has a boring connotation, the colors are changing. This year’s neutrals still call for the classic beige, white, sand, and other soft colors, but now incorporate pastels, earthy greens, calming blues, oranges, pinks, and navy blue in the mix. In fact, to break away from the boringness of “neutrals”, I’m going to start calling them “neo-neutrals”, and you can too!
To sum it all up, follow this color wheel and you should be golden (or beige):
Here are some pictures from the Oscars. Check out everyone in the background, too.
And Ralph Lauren has a full collection for Spring 2012 with nothing but neo-neutrals:
See what I mean?? This should give you some guidance for your Spring (and even summer) 2012 color pallet for outfits, shoes, sunglasses, and home furnishings!