Pantone’s Top 10 colors for Spring 2012 Below are the Top 10 top colors, as used by designers at New York fashion week. I know we haven't even started to wear our Fall colors yet, but this is the fashion biz!
Tangerine Tango: A provocative and enticing juicy orange, is a vivacious and appealing refresher to enliven anyone’s outlook this spring. Designer: Elie Tahar
Solar Power: Providing a jolt of energy, this hue radiates warmth and cheer. Designer: Bill Blass by Jeffrey Monteiro.
Bellflower: A fanciful and ornamental purple exuding uniqueness and creativity. Designer: Rafael Cennamo
Cabaret: A sensual, intense rosy red is scintillating and sexy. Expect lots of it for summer clothing and cosmetics. Designer: Betsey Johnson
Sodalite Blue: This classic and dependable maritime hue brings order and calmness and pairs with every color in the palette. Designer: Barbara Tfank
Cockatoo: An unusual blue-green hue adds a whimsical and statement-making touch to the palette. Designer: Tracy Reese
Sweet Lilac: Reminiscent of a blossoming garden on an early spring morning, this delicate and romantic pinkish lilac evokes the fresh scents of summer. Designer: Adam by Adam Lippes
Margarita: A piquant yellow-green that lifts spirits with a refreshing and stimulating glow.
Driftwood: An adaptable blend of beige and gray with a slightly weathered feel. Designer: Pamella Roland by Pamella DeVos.
Starfish: A perfect warm summer neutral, complement all colors featured in this season’s top 10. Designer: Cynthia Steffe by Shaun Kearney. Tweet