Color Experts at Pantone Pick Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue as 2016’s Blended Color of the Year

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For the first time ever, the color experts at Pantone have blended two shades — Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue — to create its 2016 Color of the Year. Together, the mineral pink and tranquil blue combine to communicate a sense of wellness and peacefulness, with a dash of gender equality. Noted Pantone, “Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys… Continue reading Color Experts at Pantone Pick Rose Quartz and Serenity Blue as 2016’s Blended Color of the Year

Trend Alert: Look Ahead to Spring/Summer 2015 – Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine – Blogs – Beading Daily

A New Year .. New Trends. Looking for some 2015 fashion style inspiration? Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine has selected a few key trends we can expect to see this year … “Trend Alert: Look Ahead to Spring/Summer 2015 Dec 30, 2014 by Debbie.Blair It seems as department stores are emptying their shelves of holiday merchandise, they are already stocking their spring and summer goods! C’mon, admit it–you’re just as anxious … Continue reading Trend Alert: Look Ahead to Spring/Summer 2015 – Inside Jewelry Stringing Magazine – Blogs – Beading Daily

fall 2013 – pantone’s fashion color report

Way back in February, ahead of New York Fashion Week, Pantone released their colour forecast for the fall … as quoted from their website; Fall 2O13: A Palette of Many Moods “This season, designers express the many moods of fall with skillfully arranged collections that will enhance and enliven customers’ outlooks as the colder months set in. Similarly, colors come together to create moods that … Continue reading fall 2013 – pantone’s fashion color report

new Metro summer collection

Summer is officially here!  And with it brings the introduction of a refreshing new summer collection by Peacock & Lime ….  Metro! Chic wrap bracelets & earrings currently available in wonderful warm shades of goldenrod yellow, sky blue & apple green, with ruby red and bright white coming soon (just in time for Canada day!) Add something light, bright & fun to perk up your summer … Continue reading new Metro summer collection

spring 2013 – pantone’s fashion color report

The global authority of color – Pantone – who “has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity” – has released the Spring 2013 fashion color report & 2013 color of the year! In the coming months, look for an abundance of  light hued shades of dusk blue, tender shoots, lemon zest, linen, poppy red, nectarine, … Continue reading spring 2013 – pantone’s fashion color report

fashion forecast 2011/2012 – jewellery trends

While jewellery & accessories are one area of fashion that never really goes out of style, there are definitely certain trends that are “hipper” than others at any given moment.  The forecast for the winter 2011/2012 as showcased by British Vogue is for chokers.  Yes, those close fitting, ornamental neckbands are making a comeback! According to Vogue … “CHOKERS are are set to become the must-have addition … Continue reading fashion forecast 2011/2012 – jewellery trends