Pantone named Pale Dogwood (Color # 13-1404 ) one of the top fashion colors for Spring 2017.Pale Dogwood by any other name is a version of “pink”.
For those of you that love pink you’re in luck because in addition to Pale Dogwood many shades of pink are in stores now, so I say stock up!
For those of you who see anything pink and run, I’d advise you to get some really good running shoes. As mentioned above, pink is everywhere and this trend is not showing any signs of “moving on”.
For those of you who longingly look at pink from a distance, who may slowly approach a pink blouse, even pick it up but then break into a sweat, drop it and run- I say, I get it. You may be thinking, “Will I look like a toddler in a pink dress?”, “Will I look like a Pepto Bismol bottle?”, “Will I look like I just can’t get over the Betty Draper look with pink lipstick?” “Pink, you’re an interesting color and I want to wear you, but….” If you’re stuck between the love and fear of pink- this post is for you.
Here are some tips on how to wear pink, without being “Pinkalicious”.
Add a pink accessory- When your outfit needs a boost of color add a little pink. Pair a pink colored accessory, such as a handbag, earrings, shoes, sunglasses, or a scarf with a navy or black suit, jeans, or even a tan blazer. Pink is quite versatile and matches well with many colors.
Add a Layering Piece- Take it step further and add a pink layering piece such as a sweater, cardigan or jacket to your ensemble.
Something less Pink- Take it 10 steps back. If all this is not floating your boat but you really, really, really want to add pink to your look, add a pop of pink nail lacquer. There are lots of fun pink polish shades and go from pale pink to shocking pink.
So, how will you be wearing pink this spring?
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