The first day of spring was last Tuesday and this Sunday we head into April. That means it’s finally time to start shedding some layers and lightening up our outerwear. Trench coats have long been a women’s spring fashion favorite; they keep us warm on the cooler days and dry on the rainy days (you know, April showers bring…). While, the classic tan trench is a perfect option for this time of year, some styles and silhouettes can leave us looking like we raided the wardrobe closet of either McGruff The Crime Dog or a 70’s melodrama detective. With vivid brights being such a prominent part of the spring 2012 fashion palette, lots of brands and designers are adding graphic color to the typically neutral trench to give this outerwear staple an unexpected update. We’ve found some great options for you to check out here.
For over 18 years, Pantone, the global authority on color, has surveyed the designers of New York Fashion Week and beyond to bring the world the season’s most important color trends. Their spring 2012 fashion color report notes that the “Top 10” hues for this season include vivid brights, along with soft muted tones and fun-loving pastels.
Get Entrenched In Color
Wearing a colorful trench coat is a great way to add drama and style to your overall wardrobe this season. So, let’s take a look at some great trench options that beautifully showcase a few of spring 2012’s most fashionable colors.
Sodalite Blue, a classic maritime hue that brings order and calmness to mind.