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Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2013
I think I can wear several of them...
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Date: 9/6/12 11:20 PM

So the Spring 2013 Colors are out and I do believe I can successfully wear several:



In fact, bought an emerald sweater this morning (for my mother). And a pastel purple polo shirt. And blue shorts. I'm on a roll!!!

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Date: 9/7/12 6:31 AM

Pretty colors!

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Date: 9/7/12 7:05 AM

Our local sewing club, Fashionistas, is having a fabric challenge in early October ... we're to make a wearable item using the 2012 Pantone color of the year, tangerine tango, 17-1464.

Won't it be fun to see how 20-25 women work this color into a garment?

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Date: 9/7/12 9:15 AM

I love these colors! I can"t wait to check my stash and see what fabrics I have in similar colors.

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Date: 9/7/12 11:43 AM

LOVE these colours. Maybe not the emerald and really bright red but hmmm lately red is ok here I am in red, not too bad >Funny as a teenager red wasnt my favourite, . I did have an emerald green silk dress I loved STILL have it ready to be refashioned but not sure if colour suits me.
All of those pastels I know i will look great in YUMMEEE I LOVE colour !!

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Date: 9/7/12 12:05 PM

I love the colors, and the red on you is wonderful!! I didn't start wearing red until my late 30's--now I love it and wear it quite often. I feel so feisty in red. Emerald green is not my best color, but I could pull off the purple and yellow shades.

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Jan 2013 - 3.75 yds
Feb 2013 - 5.5 yds
Mar 2013 - 16.75 yds
Apr 2013 - 5.3 yds
May 2013 - 0 yds
June 2013- 0 yds
July 2013 - .75 yds
August 2013 - 12.75
September 2013 - 0
October 2013 - 0
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Date: 9/7/12 1:32 PM

The pale lavender and linen colors really make me look blah, but the rest look pretty good.

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Date: 9/7/12 2:15 PM

Ho hum. Last spring's colors were better.

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Date: 9/7/12 4:53 PM

I think the names are throwing me off (or my monitor is wrong). The "emerald" looks like teal to me, and "linen" appears to be pink?

I just became a brunette again after 10 years as a redhead, and it's been a lot of fun experimenting with dramatic new colors. I'll wait to see how these trends play out in spring RTW. (I'm not even ready for fall clothes yet! LOL)

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Date: 9/9/12 9:06 AM

I see the same - emerald is teal and linen is pink. I wish there were a way for all monitors to show colors true - especially when you are stuck having to buy most fabric online!

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