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10 TOP Colours for Fall!

10 TOP Colours for Fall

I find it difficult not to just love the fall season the most – because of the luxurious fabrics and colour palette that it provides.  The rich jewel tones are popular this fall and they are great investment pieces that if you invest wisely, you will have them in your closet for decades.

They are easy to mix and match with other staple items in your closet like black …. I think that we all have a few items in that shade …. and the colours are true colours.

Your true colours are those which identify your essence, the romantic side of you, your drama, energy and your tranquil colours plus your three bases of neutrals which would include black, brown or khaki.

So go and have some fun shopping and think about how to enrich your current wardrobe with the bounty of colour that is waiting just for you.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

Linden Green

Definition:

A moderate greenish yellow that is greener and duller than citron yellow,redder and paler than Javel green, and paler than oil yellow.  You would see this colour on the leaves if you walked through the forest during the season of fall.  This is when the days become shorter and the nights are cooling causing the leaves to loose their vibrant green colour.

Linden Green Fashions

Linden Green Fashions

Acai

Definition:

A small dark purple fleshy berrylike fruit of a tall slender palm (Euterpe oleracea) of tropical Central and South America that is often used in beverages.  This rich colour is certainly regal and found on many of the regal gowns worn my nobility or heads of state.  This fall colour is a perfect match with your basic colours of black, brown and khaki.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

Koi

Definition:

A carp (Cyprinus carpio) bred especially in Japan for large size and a variety of colors and often stocked in ornamental ponds.  So you can see that the fashion industry uses nature to inspire its colour palette of which will transfer over into interior design elements.  You might find it easier to call this colour ‘Salmon’ and I personally love this colour because of how it works with all of the other neutral colours.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

 

Vivacious

Definition:

Lively in temper, conduct, or spirit : sprightly.  Now this colour for fall is all about impact.  When you get dressed in ‘Vivacious’ girl … you are ready to rule.  But what we love about it, is that is works with all the neutrals and it can be a calming colour if used appropriately.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

 

Turbulence

Definition:

The quality or state of being turbulent.  Who knew, I have been calling this colour for fall ‘Charcoal Grey’ for decades and now they changed it on me:)  Gotta love the fashion industry – they just want to keep you on your toes.  But this colour for fall is truly a ‘classic’.  Invest in this color and you will have it in your closet for many seasons to come.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

Carafe

Definition:

A bottle with a flaring lip used to hold beverages and especially wine.  Well I think we all know what a ‘carafe’ is but hey, now it’s the colour of fall which looks like the colour of coffee:)  The industry just likes to confuse us, but call it whatever you like because it is rich and deep and a basic colour that has tremendous mileage with your other pieces in your wardrobe.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

 

Lichen Green

Definition:

A light greenish gray that is yellower, lighter, and stronger than French grey and bluer than ash gray.  This colour for fall is kind of tricky.  It has French grey but also green and ash so it could be your neutral piece for the season.  It has a softer tone to khaki but still in the same colour family.

Pantone Lichen Green

Pantone Lichen Green

Samba

Definition:

Brazilian dance of African origin with a basic pattern of step-close-step-close and characterized by a dip and spring upward at each beat of the music.  Now don’t you just love the Samba, I know I do.  Such rhythm and intensity and passion to the beat of the music – who can sit still.  This intense colour for fall is strong, powerful and rich that will coordinate beautifully with your neutral palette and give them balance.  Invest in a piece and feel empowered and liberated!

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

 

Mykonos Blue

Definition:

A lovely warm blue which makes a change to the stronger cobalt blue we usually see. Look for a blue colour this fall that has a bit more yellow pigment in it but not too much that it turns into teal and you will be on the right track.  Can you guess the most popular color in the entire world?  Dulux Paints conducted a survey and found that 42 percent of males and 30 percent of females have the same favorite color. You guessed it – the most popular color in the world is blue.  It is also the best colour to wear when you are on TV – or filming a video.  So let’s go shopping and embrace this beautiful colour this fall.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

Emerald

Definition:

Emerald is a colour that is a shade of green. It is light and bright, with a faint bluish cast. The name comes from the colour of the gemstone emerald.  Green is the second favourite colour on the planet and is also one of the colours of nature which inspires and motives us all.  This fall embrace the ‘Colour of the Year’ in a statement piece or an accessory and bring nature just a little closer into your world.

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

2013 Fall Fashion Colours

 

About the Author

Linda Ferguson

As a Fashion Designer for discriminating women, I have been dressing the female form for many decades. I love helping women of all ages and dress sizes learn how to look fantastic in the Body Type that they have today. Looking good is all about Line – Proportion & Balance. Designer Clothing with ATTiTUDE.

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