10 Colors You Should Start Wearing This Spring 2017

Hello everyone, welcome back and Happy New Year, we’re now officially in the year of 2017!! Hence, to kick start the brand new year I have decided to share with you the in-trend colours you should start rocking this Spring. If you always take note of what the Pantone Color Institute a.k.a. the global color authority said, then make sure you keep on reading as I’ve compounded the top 10 shades which recognised by PANTONE in this blogpost. 2017 is the year which inspired by the nature, it gives you the sense of  vitality, relaxation and the great outdoors. The colours range from bright and vivid to muted tone that convey earthy accent.

1. Greenery | Pantone 15-0343
Source: Pantone

In 2017, you’ll probably spot green everywhere. This is because, greenery is the colour of the year. Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green that consists of a little mixture of yellow and blue, or warmth and a certain cool. It reminds us on the first days of Spring, when nature’s green revive, restore and renew. It also signals us to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. Aside form these, it is also the colour that symbolise hopefulness, and of our connection of nature.

How to wear: It ain’t easy to wear this green as it might not complement every skin complexion. Hence, I suggest to start small such as accessories i.e. earrings, cap. Then, working up to the yellow-green shade once you’re sure your complexion can handle it.

2. Niagara | Pantone 17-4123


Niagara is the classic denim-like blue that speaks to out desire for ease, relaxation as well as calmness. This colour is comfortable and dependable, hence it leads the PANTONE Fashion Colour Report as the most prevalent colour for Spring 2017. Not to mention, you can easily find this colour in your current wardrobe as I believe everyone owns at least a pair of denim jeans. So, what are you waiting for? Start rocking Niagara hue!

How to wear: As I mentioned, Niagara is the colour which you can find it easily as long as you’re a fan of denim. The best way to channel this It shade is by wearing denim on denim. If you prefer subtle manner, you can always wear this colour with white as they will complement each other.

3. Pale Dogwood | Pantone 13-1404

If you have a huge crush for rose quartz last year, you’re in luck. Pale Dogwood is a quiet and peaceful pink shade that  gives you an aura of innocence and purity. Besides, it also gives you the tranquil vibe just like Rose Quartz did. Therefore, if you want to mellow down your outfit or channel your inner girlish vibe, this subtle pink will do a great job.

How to wear: Like the flower, this subtle, muted shade of pink can be worn with any number of rich chestnut browns or deep rust reds. For the Spring perfect look, coordinate it with white, or even yellow (for a bold statement look).


4. Primrose Yellow | Pantone 13-0755

Shine bright this Spring with this joyful yellow shade. Primrose Yellow is a hue that sparkles with heat and vitality. Moreover, it instantly injects a sense of warmth, enthusiasm, as well as positive vibe to your outfit.

How to wear: A buttery, sunny yellow, Primrose yellow can be worn with cooler temperature such as blue. If you worry that you can’t channel this hue, then wear it with the safest colour such as white and it will help you tone down the brightness.

5. Lapis Blue | Pantone 19-4045

Lapis Blue is an intense blue shade which is imbued with an inner radiance. It coveys more energy such as strong and confident to your look whenever you add a splash of Lapis Blue.

How to wear: This shade which is deep and rich in colour is a great colour for any type of skin complexion. You can easily style it from head to toe without looking too odd. For a bold and striking look, add a pop of primrose yellow as both colours will make your outfit look pop and flattering.

6. Flame | Pantone 17-1462 


Flame is a red-based orange that will show off your passionate, gregarious and fun loving side. Flamboyant and vivacious, this wonderfully dramatic shade adds a fiery accent to the spring 2017!

How to wear: An easy colour to pair with a variety of colours and pieces. For the ultimate colour combo, pair this russet colour with heather-gray or navy blue a for the ultimate colour combo. Or let the colour do the talking by pair it with black and white.

7. Island Paradise | Pantone 14-4620

If you’re a fan of Summer or the crystal clear sea, this is the perfect colour for you. Island Paradise is a refreshing aqua hue that calls to mind a change of scenery. This cool blue green shade that speaks to our dream of the great escape. Besides, Island paradise is emblematic of tropical settings and our desire to unwind.

How to wear: For that lovely pastel spring look, you can style island paradise with pale dogwood just like how you did last year for rose quartz and serenity. If you want that clean and sleek look, wear it with white, it will create that gorgeous garden picnic or vacation look!

8. Pink Yarrow | Pantone 17-2034 



If you want to create that bold look which can grab attentions from the crowd, Pink Yarrow is a captivating and stimulating colour that lifts spirits and gets your adrenaline going. It will instantly inject tropical and festive accents to your look.

How to wear: Vibrant and bold, this colour is nearly borders on magenta. Integrate this pop of colour into your nudes, white or black outfit.

9. Kale | Pantone 18-0107

If you’re a huge fan of army green like me, Kale is the extremely perfect colour for us to rock everyday. Evocative of the great outdoors and a healthy lifestyle, Kale is another foliage-based green that conjures up our desire to connect to nature, similar to the more vivacious Greenery. And, just as we see in nature, this lush and fertile natural green shade provides the perfect complementary background to the more vibrant tones in the palette.

How to wear: Kale is another no-brainer for everyday dressing. It instantly adds athleiusure and edgy vibe to our ootd. All you need to do is pair it with black, denim or even white then you’re good to go!

10. Hazelnut | Pantone 14-1315


Last but not least, Hazelnut is the colour which sums up the the spring 2017, and is the key neutral for spring. This shade delivers to mind a natural earthiness. Unpretentious and with an inherent warmth, Hazelnut is a transitional color that effortlessly connects the seasons. If you’re the minimalist who always stick with nudes as well as black and white, definitely incorporate this colour to your wardrobe!

How to wear: Hazelnut is a hue which looks extremely great when you pair it with muted colours and black and white. If you want to create that bombshell look, you can style it with kale?!!


That’s all for today’s topic and I hope you guys find it interesting!

Do not hesitate to leave me a comment on which colour you’re more likely to try.

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