Τετάρτη, 6 Ιουνίου 2012

Welcome to this season’s Colour Guide-Spring/Summer 2012


Καλώς ήρθατε στον Οδηγό χρωμάτων 

Άνοιξη / Καλοκαίρι 2012


Για να μπορέσετε να επιλέξετε,  την  απόχρωση από τα must της σεζόν που σας ταιριάζει περισσότερο  θα πρέπει  πρώτα να διαβάσετε το άρθρο <Τα Χρώματα οι Εποχές και Εσύ...> για να καταλάβετε σε ποια (χρωματική εποχή) ανήκετε  βάση του χρώματος των μαλλιών ,των ματιών και την απόχρωση του δέρματος  σας…
Εισαγωγή στα χρώματα της φετινής σεζόν:
Αυτή τη σεζόν το χρώμα συνεχίζει να αποτελεί μείζον θέμα.
Φέτος εκτός απο τα πολλά εμπριμέ,υπάρχουν αρκετές  χρωματικής αντιθέσεις  και  έχουμε περισσότερες  τονικές μείξεις σε σχέση με την περσινή σεζόν.

Σκεφτείτε αποχρώσεις του ροδακινί  και μάνγκο  σε συνδιασμό με κόκκινο τοματί , φωτεινό πορτοκαλί με την απόχρωση του ψημένου πηλού , χλωμό γαλάζιο με βαθιά γαλαζοπράσινα, ή συνδυασμό  ultra-blue με ναυτικό.
Ουσιαστικά  φέτος παίζουμε πολύ με camaieu χρωματικές τονικότητες ..
Έτσι, υπάρχει αφθονία για κάθε (χρωματική εποχή)  για να πειραματιστείτε και να απολαύσετε όλα τα διαθέσιμα χρώματα της σεζόν!
Παρακάτω θ’ ανακαλύψετε τις  χρωματικές κατευθύνσεις που πιθανότατα θα εμφανιστούν στα καταστήματα φέτος, κατανεμημένες , έτσι ώστε να  μπορείτε να δείτε πώς οι 4 εποχιακές  παλέτες μπορούν να λειτουργήσουν  και να  δώσουν λύσεις σε διαφορετικές εμφανίσεις σας ,οι οποίες όμως θα σας ταιριάζουν πραγματικά.
Οι πληροφορίες είναι από τη House of color , οι περισσότερες  αφορούν ορολογία χρωμάτων και τις παραθέτω αυτούσιες στην αγγλική  γλώσσα ...

  Welcome to this season’s Colour Guide


Spring/Summer 2012

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Aquatic Blues

Headlines:Aquatic blues dominate the palette from pale blue and seafoam to bright turquoise, ultramarine and navy.
Work as standalone colours for tonal colour-blocking, blues appear across all areas of the wardrobe and all trends.

Autumns

  look out for your Peacock, Navy and Royal Purple.

Springs

  will find an array of Aquas, Turquoises, Bright Blues and Bright Navy to enjoy.

Summers

  will enjoy blending their Powder and Sky blues, Pastel Aquas, Duck Eggs and adding French Navy.

Winters

 will find their Royal and Electric Blues as well as Navy and Lobelia.

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 Aquatic Colour blocking


Headlines:We love this new colour-blocking direction which combines the aquatic blues in a contrasting way ,Vibrant

Autumns

 Can use Navy and Peacock accented with Yellow Ochre, Tan or Old Gold.

Springs

  Can use Bright Navy and Turquoise or Aqua accented with Corn, Tan or Cinnamon.

Summers

 will enjoy blending their Powder and Sky blues, Pastel Aquas, Duck Eggs and adding French Navy.

Winters

 will find their Royal and Electric Blues as well as Navy and Lobelia.

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Hot Fluoro Brights


Headlines:Watch out for the impact of hot fluoro colour this summer.

Springs

  can work Turquoise, Shocking Pink, Corn and Bright Orange together in stripe colour-blocks or prints for avivid high summer colour story, maybe tempered with an accent of Cream or even Silv er for really Blue Springs.

Winters

  can use Fuchsia and Magenta.  Alternatively work the Chinese Blue, Magenta, Acid Yellow with a daring dash of bright orange together in stripes, colour block or prints for a vivid high summer colour story, maybe tempered with an accent of White or even Silver.

Remember when using colours that are not in your season to keep them to no more than about 20% of your outfitand away from your face!

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Fondant Pastels


Headlines:One of the most exciting colour stories to emerge from the runways was the way designers worked pastels together. This is a really new colour direction we see having strong influence on the high street for dresses, in print and pattern or for a new twist on colour blocking.
Wonderful for
Springs

  Who can use Geranium Pink, Tangerine, Corn, Aqua, Hyacinth and Cream.

Summers

  will rejoice in the Sky Blues, Cornflower, Hyacinths, Primrose, Pastel Aqua, Duck Egg and Pastel Rose.
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Pinks

Headlines:  Pinks return for a feminine, summery look as a key colour for the season, with every shade available from pale powder to blue-based bubblegum, orange-tinged salmon and true Barbie pink. Team with seafoam, mint and turquoise for a feminine, summery look.

Autumns

 Your pinks are Corals and peaches so work these to keep right on trend.

Springs

  will enjoy their Shocking, Geranium and Flamingo Pinks. Complementing the strong pink palette and fondant pales, Lilac is an exciting addition.Springs need to ensure they don’t go too pale or too cool here but true Hyacinth will work beautifully.

Summers

  will find a medley of their Rose, Cyclamen and Clover as well as their brighter Raspberry and subtler Musk and Dusty Pinks. Complementing the strong pink palette and fondant pastels, Lilac and Lavender are an exciting addition which summers can really enjoy as beautiful additions to your wardrobes.

Winters

 will find everything from Fuchsia, Magenta,Cerise and Raspberry through to their lighter Shocking and Ice Pinks. 
Boldly team with Chinese and Lagoon Blue and Black or Navy to provide the contrast you need.
Complementing the strong pink palette, lavender and lilac are exciting additions.
Winters can expect to find Ice Lavender which will contrast beautifully with the blues or blend with the Shocking and Ice Pinks in your palette.

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Reds/Oranges

Headlines: As true and blue-based reds move over and no longer take centre stage, we see a move towards Orange tones, from warm shades of peach, apricot and washed coral to brighter shades of orangeade vermillion,wonderful for you Autumns and Springs.

Autumns
can reinvigorate last summer’s trend for Peaches and Apricots by adding Orange, Brick and Geranium with touches of Rust or Chestnut.

Springs
will love the pretty Tangerines, Corals, Apricots and Geraniums.


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Yellows

Headlines:Vanilla and lemon are key for this season's pastel palette, for pretty,Girly looks and in combination with white. Brighter shades of sunny yellow are key for sporty looks and are complementary alongside bright turquoise and white. Use old gold for decorative or shiny fabrications.

Autumns

 will find Old Gold, Saffron and Yellow Ochre to complement their Mustards.

Springs

 Will find Corn and Canary to brighten their outfits.

Summers

  will find Primrose ready to add sunshine to their wardrobes.

Winters

 can celebrate their Acid Yellow moment alongside Black, White and Chinese Blue for a feminine but exciting combination and use Ice lemon to provide contrast with their deeper colours.
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Greens

Headlines: A fresh palette of greens, with shades from all levels of the spectrum. Cool shades of mint work with this season's pastel palette, in combination with white, lemon and candy pinks. In contrast, vivid emerald, grass and bright lime are key for high summer stories.

Autumns

  will enjoy the Bright Grasses and Limes.

Springs

  will find all their greens from vivid Leaf and bright Kerry through to Apple and Mint.

Summers

  will find their Sea Greens, Jades and Pastel Jades as well as Duck Egg and Pastel Aqua.

Winters

  will find their Light and Dark Emeralds to bring impact and excitement to the wardrobe especially teamed with accents of Black.
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Neutrals


Headlines:Pure white is an important colour message this season, especially as the shirt became the "key item" for minimal or sportswear looks.
Greys continue to be important but tend to be lighter with mist and slate looks.
Neither will be great for you but you will find some browns, though less prevalent this season, but we find rust and dark chocolate working well in combination with pale eggshell, yellow and green-tinged neutrals, and nude.

Autumns

 will find Bitter Chocolate and Chestnuts as well as Tans, Beige to offset their richer Reds, Peacocks and Yellows available this season.

Springs

  can enjoy the gentle Dove and Light Dove Greys to enhance the bright palette available to them this season.
And will also find Honey, Tan and Beige to balance their freely av ailable brights this season.

Summers

  will find their  Light  Blue  Greys and Winter  White a useful backdrop for the  wealth  of colour available  to them this season.

Winters

  can use crisp White, Silver, Light Grey and pure Grey to move away from the more easily found Charcoals and Blacks to lighten their wardrobe for the spring and summer season.

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