Trend Report: Vibrant Colors

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Molly Hannelly

Vibrancy was an important motif this season, as many collections showed off vibrant colors to match their interesting garments. From blazing blues to popping pinks, every designer featured a vibrant hue. Let's take a look at the best vibrant shades of Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear.

Blue

The shocking shade of the ocean, vibrant blue was very popular this year. Alice + Olivia's blue skirt mimics the waves of the ocean with tulle, while Jenny Packham's jumper is reminiscent of sea shells that sit in the sand and reflect the light back up through the waters, a striking blue. Ellery's simple blue dress is perfect for any casual event, while Sara Battaglia covers the professional blue hue. Markus Lupfer's vibrant blue blouse and skirt are rivaled only by their vibrant patterns.

Alice + Olivia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Alice + Olivia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Ellery | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Ellery | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Jenny Packham | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Jenny Packham | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Markus Lupfer | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Markus Lupfer | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Sara Battaglia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Sara Battaglia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Be bright with these blues:

Turquoise Silk Jersey

Turquoise Silk Jersey

Oscar de la Renta Royal Blue Wool and Rayon Stretch Twill

Oscar de la Renta Royal Blue Wool and Rayon Stretch Twill

Green

Vibrant green is that of the coast of Ireland, rolling green hills filled with bushy trees and spotted with small cabins. Mara Hoffman's garments fit right in here, while Camilla and Marc's green dress and blouse are more likely to be seen at a stately manor. Martin Grant' skirt with leg slit is perfect for dancing the night away, and Veronique Leroy's body suit is ideal for stretching in the morning sun. Sara Battaglia's suit can be worn for business or pleasure, whether you've got an important meeting coming up, or a fancy brunch with old friends.

Camilla and Marc | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Camilla and Marc | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Mara Hoffman | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Mara Hoffman | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Martin Grant | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Martin Grant | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Sara Battaglia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Sara Battaglia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Veronique Leroy | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Veronique Leroy | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Go green with these fabrics:

Waxed Cotton African Print featuring Lime Green Diamonds

Waxed Cotton African Print featuring Lime Green Diamonds

Oscar de la Renta Grass Green Stretch Polyester Knit

Oscar de la Renta Grass Green Stretch Polyester Knit

Orange

Vibrant orange is the sun peaking out behind the cloud, just before it starts to fall. Attico's dress is perfect for keeping up the vibrancy when the sun sets, while Elizabeth and Jame's skirt is a more relaxed way to look bright. Chromat's body-con dress is perfect for dinner parties, and Maki Oh'sorange dress is great for catching the light. Markus Lupfer's bright blouse is perfect for any gathering, and is sure to be the center of attention.

Attico | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Attico | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Chromat | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Chromat | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elizabeth and James | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elizabeth and James | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Maki Oh | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Maki Oh | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Markus Lupfer | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Markus Lupfer | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Orange you excited about these vibrant fabrics:

Tangerine Stretch Cotton Denim

Tangerine Stretch Cotton Denim

British Orange Grid Printed Cotton Canvas

British Orange Grid Printed Cotton Canvas

Pink

Vibrant Pink is an explosive sunrise on the west coast, and Alice + Olivia and Martin Grant both created dresses perfect for an explosive party in Hollywood. Elizabeth and James went with a more relaxed dress, perfect for walking the boardwalk, and PH5's skirt and top features a funky hemline, ideal for thrift shopping and impromptu photo shoots with friends. Gucci proves that men can wear pink with an ensemble of bright pink garments that will make any man blush.

Alice + Olivia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Alice + Olivia | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elizabeth and James | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elizabeth and James | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Gucci | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Gucci | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Martin Grant | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Martin Grant | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

PH5 | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

PH5 | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Think pink with these fabrics:

Shocking Pink Viscose Stretch Lining

Shocking Pink Viscose Stretch Lining

Holly Berry Loosely Woven Wool Boucle

Holly Berry Loosely Woven Wool Boucle

Purple

Vibrant purple is royal by nature, adding an element of elegance to any ensemble. Gucci's stunning velvet pants and embroidered blazer is perfect for attending a royal wedding, while La Perla and Halpern created jumpers ideal for celebrating into the early hours in the morning. Rochambeau's maxi dress is fit for a queen, while Stella McCartney's raincoat keeps the grey away on an overcast day.

Gucci | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Gucci | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Halpern | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Halpern | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

La Perla | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

La Perla | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Rochambeau | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Rochambeau | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Stella McCartney | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Stella McCartney | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Pop with these purples:

Famous NYC Designer Royal Purple Cotton Corduroy

Famous NYC Designer Royal Purple Cotton Corduroy

Fuchsia Baby Sequins on Mesh

Fuchsia Baby Sequins on Mesh

Red

Vibrant red is the color of passion, something Moschino understands quite well with their corset and bow. Marine Serre also embodies passion in a set of passionate red pants and a jacket, layered of a crescent moon body suit, while Kes takes the edgo off with a loose fitting dress. Hillier Bartley's dress and suit coat should be sipping clams casino and Bloody Mary's by the beach, while Lacoste's windbreaker and pants are perfect for running or relaxing.

Hillier Bartley | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Hillier Bartley | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Kes | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Kes | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Lacoste | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Lacoste | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Marine Serre | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Marine Serre | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Moschino | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Moschino | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Paint the town red with these fabrics:

Red Polyester Taffeta

Red Polyester Taffeta

Red Floral Laser-Cut Scuba Knit Neoprene

Red Floral Laser-Cut Scuba Knit Neoprene

Yellow

Vibrant yellow is the color of the sun in mid spring, smiling on the flowers that grow up towards the sky. Elie Saab embodies the sun with a huge hat and safari-style blouse, while For Restless Sleepers shows that yellow is for the night, too, with a stunning ensemble made for elegant and enchanting parties that stretch on into the morning. Sachin & Babi's dress looks like it may grace the Oscars with its presence, while Tadashi Shoji's dress blows them off for a party in the hills. Talbot Runhof's elegant and simple tunic and trousers is perfect for relaxing by the beach on a business trip.

Elie Saab | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elie Saab | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

For Restless Sleepers | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

For Restless Sleepers | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Sachin & Babi | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Sachin & Babi | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Tadashi Shoji | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Tadashi Shoji | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Talbot Runhof | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Talbot Runhof | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Shine bright with these vibrant yellows:

Golden Rod Dull Rayon Satin

Golden Rod Dull Rayon Satin

Sunshine Yellow Cotton Double Knit

Sunshine Yellow Cotton Double Knit

Do you love or loath the vibrant trend? Let me know in the comments!

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