Pantone State of Mind
Spring is in the air, and Pantone’s Fashion Colour Report has you in the know for all the season’s hottest new shades. Hopscotch your way through a spectrum of lights and brights.
1. TAKES THE CAKE
Planning a spring wedding? Treat your guests to a lip-smacking creation from I Do! Wedding Cakes. Cake designer Olivia Nguyen knows how to craft a delicacy that’s unique to you, making your fete a deliciously memorable one.
2. WORDS OF WISDOM
Start your day with a positive kick by cracking open this charming weekly calendar. Stay organized and inspired while planning your 2013 adventures.
3. HEAD IN THE CLOUDS
Bright and cosy, the Rosette Euro Sham from Anthropologie will infuse your home with energy and bring some warmth to your down time.
4. BRING THE BLING
Australia’s trendiest accessories boutique has pieced together this coral-toned beauty. Reminiscent of the beaches, cocktails and sunsets of summer, it’s a piece that’ll give you a tropical boost.
5. NATURAL BEAUTY
This Earth & Ore Cocktail Ring will bring a glamorous shimmer to your jewelry box. Slip it on to add the whimsy of nature to any ensemble.
6. TOUCH OF TULLE
Call her your fairy godmother. Designer Ines DiSanto can transform any girl into a princess with her storybook-worthy creations. Don one of her romantic frocks and all eyes will be on you.
7. TABLE TALK
Make your mealtimes memorable with this rosy dining set from Zilli Homes. Whispers of palace couture and tea time with royalty will have you and your guests smiling.
8. IT’S IN THE BAG
On the go? This light and elegant leather satchel from Danier will keep up with you and get along easily with any
fashion you might try on today.
9. TREE TIPS
Try a touch of one of spring’s hottest colours by painting on an evergreen nail lacquer: a flash of this forest-inspired shade will give your style a natural feel.
10. EASY, BREEZY
Lightweight knits are weaving their way through spring. Slip on this airy piece from H&M to lift your wardrobe to a bubbly, carefree style.
11. FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Add some pizzazz to your lunch or dinner by sinking your teeth into one of Gelato Pizza’s deluxe and interestingly named delights. Try the vegetarian Manhattan, meat-lover’s Bradd Pitt, or classic Lynn Z Low N.
Earthy and tribal, these monochromatic beads travel all the way from Australia to amp up your look. Sydney-based Elk Accessories loves to dress the world in eco-friendly, natural-toned pieces that are always in season.
13. SOFA, SO GOOD
Treat your sitting room to the elegantly comfortable Melrose Sofa from Zilli Home. With its luxurious, classic design and laid-back comfort, it’s the perfect addition to any décor scheme.
14. HAPPY FEET
You’ll get noticed in these eye-popping sneakers from H&M. Classically designed and blended with a shout of colour, it’s a fashion dare you won’t regret.
15. MONEY MATTERS
The Money Receptacles folder from Knock Knock will help you get a grip on your finances. With its colourful, minimalist design, it’ll keep the cute and cut the clutter.
16. PRINTS CHARMING
If the sunny wrapping isn’t enough to clean off your frown, the goat’s milk soap inside is sure to put a smile on your face. Coconut oil and shea butter blend to create a rich and organic lather.
17. FOR THE LOVE OF LEMONS
Craving something sweet? Dig your spoon into a scoop of lemon gelato from the President’s Choice Blue Menu. With zero per cent fat and 100 per cent flavour, it’s the ultimate guilt-free dessert.
18. LEATHER WEATHER
Cool spring temperatures call for the coolest seasonal colours: this leather jacket from Danier will electrify your look while keeping you warm.