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2016 Color Trends for Spring Fashion

As we leave the cold winter weather behind us and move towards the warmth of spring, it’s not unusual to feel as though you want your wardrobe to wake up from hibernation. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut of classic colors like black, grey and navy blue but with spring approaching it’s time to look for a pop of color.

And luckily, the color trends for 2016 do not disappoint!

True Colors

A fresh new take on the classic American red, white and blue, True Colors explores those colors but in deeper, richer tones. True Colors made a debut on the runways for the Spring 2016 collections of many iconic American fashion designers.

At Marc Jacobs, the stunning combination of royal blue, powder blue, carnation red and white was present in almost every look the namesake designer sent down the runway. Similarly, at Tommy Hilfiger, the boho-beachy vibe of their collection showcased burgundy tones with rich shades of blue, ranging from a light powder blue to a dark navy blue, that really complemented each other in a new and fun way. As fans of Project Runway might know, Michael Kors designs embody the classic American woman and in his Spring 2016 runway show, he presented dresses and skirts in bright, bold shades of red, white, and blue.

To see the Spring 2016 Collections for Marc Jacobs, Tommy Hilfiger and Michael Kors and more, visit our Pinterest board.

To learn more about how you can incorporate True Colors into your life this Spring/Summer, visit our True Colors Trend page.

Pool Party

The Pool Party group of colors are just as fun as they sound! Bright, vibrant shades of cerulean blue and lime green evoke the soothing effect of water–what could be better for summer?

Vivienne Tam debuted her first collection in 1982 and immediately established herself as a quirky contemporary womenswear designer for her ability to fuse her Chinese upbringing with her American experience. In her Spring 2016 collection, she presented a whimsical, colorful celebration of her Chinese heritage by showing tops and dresses emblazoned with funky Chinese dragons in jewel-toned colors of Pool Party’s green and blue. Also pulling inspiration from Pool Party was designer Tracy Reese. Her tops, skirts, dresses and swimwear in lovely shades of blue and green look as though they can all actually be worn to a pool party!

To see the Spring 2016 Collections for Vivienne Tam, Tracy Reese and more, visit our Pinterest board.

To find out how you can actually bring a Pool Party-themed chair to a pool party this summer, visit our Pool Party Trend page.

Way to Glow

The bold, eye-catching color combinations that make up the shades of Way to Glow are carefree and fun and perfect for the warm weather. Versatile enough to take you from a summer Saturday in the park to dinner and cocktails, Way to Glow also has the ability to put a smile on people’s faces with it’s bright blends of color.

Trina Turk is the ultimate when it comes to chic beachwear and her collection for Spring 2016 was bold and retro, but also felt quite modern. Whether seaside in Capri or on the streets of Chicago, Trina Turk has found a way to keep you looking both sophisticated and carefree all summer long. Iconic American womenswear designer Diane von Furstenberg has come a long way since launching her signature wrap dress. Her Spring 2016 collection was filled with bright colors and prints that breathe new life into timeless cuts, like the wrap dress, the maxi dress and the trench coat.

To see the Spring 2016 Collections for Trina Turk, Diane von Furstenberg and more, visit our Pinterest board.

To find out more ways for you to get your glow on this Spring/Summer, visit our Way to Glow Trend page.

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