Spring's Standout Hues
Spring's Standout Hues
Spring's Standout Hues
Designers took inspiration from the rainbow for 2013's Spring fashion shows, and celebs are quickly following suit. From cobalt to coral, click through the gallery to see the shades that popped up most on runways this year, plus how the world's most stylish stars are wearing these bright hues.
Fuchsia: On the Runway
Fuchsia was one of the brightest, most courageous hues to walk the Spring runways, and each designer brought a slightly different interpretation of the color. (L to R) Narciso Rodriguez presented a flowy sheath in the shade, and Oscar de la Renta complemented a lace look with wild coordinating hair streaks. Meanwhile, Versus showed a military-inspired version of the ultra-feminine pigment.
Fuchsia: Star Style
Celebrities brought their own individual styles to Spring's girliest color. Jennifer Lopez wore a curve-hugging Valentino in the hue, and Emma Stone donned a daintier style from the designer. Mad Men'sJanuary Jones also rocked the shade in a retro, collared jumpsuit from Skaist Taylor.
Cobalt: On the Runway
One of the boldest shades to sashay down the Spring runways, cobalt will see a resurgence this season thanks to designers like (L to R) Antonio Berardi, who presented a leopard print-infused dress in the hue; Tracy Reese, who added a bit of shimmer (and spectacles) to her creation; and Elie Saab, who showed a monochromatic look in the classic color.
Cobalt: Star Style
For their own unique takes on the bright blue hue, Julianne Hough (in Naven), Jennifer Lawrence (in Victoria Beckham), and Rashida Jones (in a Céline suit and Peter Pilotto blouse), put three very different spins on classic looks. Hough threw in a dash of sex appeal with a two-piece A-line dress, while Lawrence showed off her curves. Jones added a dose of colorful femininity to an architectural silhouette. sly chose cobalt
Emerald: On the Runway
After designers walked emerald down their spring runways in September, the color authorities at Pantone clearly took note, naming the tone the official color of 2013 last December. (L to R) Stella McCartney's belted drop-waist, Burberry Prorsum's lacy frock, and Rag & Bone's sporty A-line dress all confirm the color will take center stage this season.
Emerald: Star Style
Going green is easy for these stars, who flawlessly pull off the color's various shades. Kristen Wiig wore a hunter hue by Calvin Klein, Zoe Saldana opted for a muted tone by Emilio Pucci, while Emma Stone showed off another of Klein's bright takes on the hue.
Coral: On the Runway
One of the season's most playful colors, this orange-red hue played a big role in the Spring runway shows of (L to R) Carolina Herrera, Diane von Furstenberg, and Reed Krakoff.
Herrera's lace-and-chiffon take on the trend made us long for warmer nights, but DVF showed us the color can be work-appropriate, too. Krakoff presented a sexy slip dress perfect for date night.
Coral: Star Style
Far from shying away from the eye-catching color, these stars ensure they shine the brightest when they don one of the season's hottest hues. Freida Pinto wore a Raoul shift in the shade, Emily Blunt chose a collared halter column from Alexander McQueen, and Victoria Beckham opted for a two-piece skirt suit of her own design.
Yellow: On the Runway
Yellow is a classic color with the most potential for variety. (L to R) Gucci showed the shade in a contemporary professional shape, Diane von Furstenberg walked a plunging pantsuit offset by a metallic belt, and Christian Dior put a bright spin on peplum.
Yellow: Star Style
Say yellow to Spring! Lea Michele put on the sunny shade (and a smile) when she wore a two-piece skirt suit by Lisa Ho. Kate Mara wore a modest high-low from Christian Dior, and Lauren Conrad wore a flowery lace design by Yoana Baraschi.
Turquoise: On the Runway
Blue's more adventurous little sister stole the spotlight on the Spring runways. Whether it was (L to R) a monochromatic, fur-topped look from Fendi, a plunging casual pantsuit from Rachel Zoe, or a chic, svelte suit from Gucci, turquoise made a splash on the runways this season—and will make a colorful addition to any closet.
Turquoise: Star Style
The bright blue hue isn’t just for the runway. Jessica Biel worked a monochromatic look in her flowy Nina Ricci dress and matching Jimmy Choo pumps, Michelle Williams’ sparkling Burberry Prorsum dress had a mermaid-like effect, and Hailee Steinfeld chose a lacy Peter Som dress in the vivid color.