Have you all been looking through your wardrobes thinking you need to mix things up? You’re probably right because there has been a readjustment of colours for this season, and you can’t be left in the dark.
Lately, it’s been all about vibrance: the brighter the outfits, the better. As you may already know, summer is right around the corner and Nigeria; now a globally recognized fashion capital, isn’t left out in the rush to make a fashionable statement. The colours yellow, orange, lime/lemon green, purple and blue in numerous shades are making their way into designer’s spring/summer collections. That, in turn, is causing a stir on every level. No fabric choices are spared. All prints, silks, linen, lace and cotton have been instrumental in creating the brightest outfits right now.
Without further ado, here are the trendiest colours making waves at the moment according to local and international street styles, runway shows, designer look books, and campaigns that dictate the way to go.
Feel free to thank me later for this scoop! *Wink*
This colour is undoubtedly a showstopper because of its radiance. A mix of yellow and green, it has a fresh, almost fruity feeling, which works perfectly on clothing and accessories.
Lime green can be paired with dark colours like deep blue or purple; it is also equally good with lighter colours like white, beige or a variety of browns because it works with make-up used as an eyeliner or eye shadow, depending on your taste.
By far one of the most used colours this season, its presence has definitely been felt. Such a calming but electric colour, orange exudes positive energy and happiness wherever it’s used. It should be said that there are many shades of orange, so there is certainly a variety to select from. However, if you’re still on the page of causing a scene, you should go for the hottest orange you see. That would do the trick – although a lighter shade like tangerine would do tremendously well, too, if styled properly. Even though orange looks good worn all over, it can be rather daring, unlike when used sparingly – as a jacket, trousers, accessories and shoes. Please don’t shy away from using it as make-up too!
Known to be one of the most vibrant colours of all, yellow certainly represents the sun: bright and cheerful and infused with a lot of energy.
It can be inviting, warm and draws attention, which should be precisely what you’re looking for in your clothing and accessories this season. There are hundreds of yellow shades, each of which brings positivity, spontaneity and creativity.
As beautiful as yellow is, not everyone can handle its boldness, especially in the area of make-up, but as a top-to-bottom look or even in pieces, it’s absolutely stunning.
4) Hues of Blue
There is no escaping blue, given that it’s all over the place this season. Being one of the most natural colours, it comes in over a hundred shades, and we can’t get enough of it as an option.
Regardless of if it is in denim or chiffon form, blue always plays its part in balancing a look. This hue is currently adding value from sky blue to azure and the popular cerulean. There’s also the option of going monochrome with blue down to your shoes while still looking fabulous.
Often associated with royalty, everyone widely appreciates purple. Its palette ranges from lighter hues like periwinkle and lilac to violet. The colour captures a moment of healing from stranger times when the world was in isolation. The different shades of purple can easily be paired with other colours without interrupting or being interrupted, which comes as a surprise because it couldn’t have ever been assumed to be so flexible. When worn as an accessory or a complete ensemble, the aristocracy that comes with it is unmatched.