Sunday, 19 February 2012

Tango With Tangerine!

It's A Bird... It's A Plane... Oh My, it’s a model strutting down in head-to-toe reddish orange. 
If you are wondering why the fashion world is looking a tad bit too bright, we all have Pantone Color Institute to thank for it. The world's foremost colour authority has decided to paint the world orange. Well, more like "spirited reddish orange" better know as Tangerine Tango. 

You ask, what exactly is Tangerine Tango?
 The answer for that question comes straight from Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.”


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Pantone's IT colour of 2012 first appeared on Spring Summer 2012 runways last year and the trend has carried through Pre Fall as well as Fall Winter 2012 shows. A fair share of this juicy hue has been spotted on celebrities, street style fashionistas as well
as home décor.
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[Image Credit LadyLUX]

Bold as it may seem, Tangerine Tango has proved it can be an extremely wearable colour. Along with being faltering to all skin tones, this tangy hue complements a spectrum of colours including blue, pink, green, brown and yellow. 


But the real question is: Are we ready to embrace this eye-catching hue?
Lets face it, this shade is not for those who are colour shy, and if not styled correctly one may end up looking like an escaped convict. But,don't let it's bold vibrancy scare you off from trying it out. 
There is always more than one way to wear this brighter-than-life shade.The beauty of tangerine is that it is an any-time-of-the-day friendly colour. From morning meetings to high tea event and night out this colour can work its way through different occasions. With unlimited styling options, here are some of my suggestions to styling 2012's IT colour. 

The trick to styling tangerine is balancing out the ensemble’s colour palette and picking a look most comfortable to you body structure and personal taste.
Well then ladies, are you ready to flaunt your sunny side and tango with tangerine? What are your view and opinion about 2012's IT Colour? Share them with me in the comment section.

Till then, tra-la,
 
Amena!!
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23 comments:

  1. loved this post!!! totally agree with you, even though I love colors, but even I am a little tangerine shy..

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    1. Thank you so very much Manmeet for stopping by. I too was tangerine shy, but not anymore. Do give it a try.

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  2. What a beautiful post!!! I love this color but have only a couple of pieces in my wardrobe in it. This spring, I am on a mission to try the boldest, most out there colors!! Love this mango dress...Great options to style the tangerine color!
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    1. Thank you lovely Joyti. You will look amazing in this color, or any other bold color. I too love the magi dress <3

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  3. I am also so loving this color. Great inspiration.

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    1. Thank you Patience for stopping by and your lovely comment.

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  4. What an incredible post, there are so many beautiful images here!
    Tangerine is one of my favourite colours <3

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  5. so very love red its one of my fav colurs!!

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    1. It is such a sexy color. Love it too. Thanks for stopping by and your lovely comment.

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  6. I love this colour its one of my favourites. What a inspirational post.

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    1. Thank you so very much fro your lovely words and visit <3

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  7. i love tangarine :) can't wait to style it:) nice post :)

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    1. Thank you my lovely for your kind words and visit <3

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  8. I do love a generous spot of tangerine, especially in winter, brightens even the dullest of days.

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    1. For some reason wasn't allowing me to leave a comment...Sorry to tag onto the above comment:) First time stopping in...you had me at ORANGE...I am obsessed with this color and just got an amazing Marc Jacobs bag for Spring in bright orange...LOVE!
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    2. @Fashion, Art and other fancies: I completely agree. Tangerine surely does brighten up the coldest and dullest of days. It got a nice warm feel to it <3 Thanks for stopping by.
      @Carly: Thanks for the visit and the lovely comment. Hope you visit soon. You lucky girl I so want a Marc Jacobs bag <3

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  9. LOVE this color for spring/summer

    thanks for visiting my blog, hope you return soon ;-)

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  11. Great post...tangerine is such a great color for spring! Thanks for sharing!

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  13. I am so in love with tangerine and love to wear it all seasons
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