Pastels were popular this season, with many pale colors gracing the runway. From purple to pink, yellow to orange, these soft shades were seen everywhere. Let’s take a look at the top pastel garments of Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear.
Beautiful blues were everywhere this season. Juicy Couture and Milly sported pastel blue matching skirt and crop top sets, while Vilshenko and Apiece Apart went with boho dresses. Maryam Nassir Zadeh showed a dress ideal for work or post-work activities, proving that pastels can be professional.
Pick out one of these pastel blues:
Pastel green is reminiscent of neutral earth tones, which are very popular this season. Ermanno Scervino and Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini kept warm with pastel green jackets, while Gucci fashioned a short sleeve jumper. Awaveawake created a gorgeous top and skirt, ideal for cocktail parties or charity dinners, and Christian Siriano’s power suit in pastel green blends strong and soft in a stunning way.
Make others green with envy:
Orange pastels are reminiscent of shores lined with coral and bowls filled with sherbet. A.L.C.’s leisure suit is perfect for brunch by the beach, while Mara Hoffman’s collection of pastel orange ensembles are perfect for lounging in the sand. Talbot Runhof’s gown is accented perfectly with indigo flowers, while No. 6’s dress has white flowers that complement the dress quite nicely. Balenciaga’s silk dress is ideal for a day at the office or an evening out with coworkers.
Pick out one of these oranges:
Pastel pink is a sweet and subtle shade, reminiscent of candy floss. Giamba channels the sweetness of pink in a chic boho dress, while Sandro goes with a more structured look with a jumper. Zac Posen’s elegant ensemble in pastel pink is perfect for sight seeing and being sighted, and Huishan Zhang’s pink and white dress is the perfect outfit for a relaxed day out on the town. Luisa Becccaria’s pastel pink dress blends innocence and romance, with an eyelet fabric that shows some skin, but an overall modest and beautiful pastel pink piece.
Feel pretty in pastel pink:
Pastel purple was woven into many collections this season. Giorgio Armani’s pastel dress with vinyl vest is perfect for going to the circus, while La Vie Rebecca Taylor and Vilshenko went for more innocent styles. Maticevski’s matching blouse and trousers show some skin but keep it sweet, and Rosie Assoulin’s maxi dress it perfect for showing off your art in a gallery.
Make sure you pop in purple:
Pastel yellow is sunshine on a dewy summer morning. Derek Lam’s jumper with pastel patterns is perfect for a drive around town, while Luisa Beccaria’s simple and sweet dress is ideal for a walking tour in late spring. Moschino blends edge with softness with a pastel yellow tutu paired with a corset and some well-placed mesh. Piazza Sempione’s simple yellow dress could be seen watching Wimbledon, and Whit’s stunning bathing suit is perfect for tanning and relaxing resorts.
Be bright in yellow:
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