|Carolina Herrera for Spring 2017|
Pantone has come up with several wonderful versions of “Blue” for the spring/summer of 2017 and on into Fall 2017. This is a versatile color that works well as a neutral and allows one to stretch their wardrobe by using different garment combinations. Let’s explore the fabric at Sew Much Fabric!
Pantone’s colors for Spring and Summer 2017 (Not all colors are shown)
Pantone calls them:
Casual days and nights
Looks great in prints or solids!
A print like
Blue Sky Hummingbird Rayon Jacquard made into a wrap dress has summer written all over it! Pattern Vogue 9251
Cobalt Rayon Jersey Knit works beautifully made from Vogue 9251. Elegant and comfortable for a formal affair!
Neutrals for Fall 2017- Navy Peony and Marina
Pantone referred to the Navy Peony as an anchor shade or neutral for fall. Along with that was the Marina blue which is lighter than expected for fall, but goes beautifully with the other bright colors in the fall palette.
Slide into Fall 2017 with these Shades of Blue.
Navy Peony- Use Navy Rayon Jersey Knit for a daytime look that changes quickly for evening with accessories. Use Burda 04/2016 #128B for a smashing look!
Fabric ideas posted by Beverly Gatterson, who teaches fashion design at the Art Institute of Houston.