Blushing Beauties: This spring a rosy glow is everywhere. Channel the rush of new love--or the flush that comes with scoring a killer pair of shoes. Dust on pinched-cheek color with a super soft cashmere sweater in warm rose, or try linen toss pillows in pale petunia.
Outrageous Florals: No fainting violets need apply--these blossoms are large and in charge. Saturated reds, greens and blues look fresh on a backdrop of white or black. Delicate accessories will get lost in the fray, so choose chunky jewelry and statement shoes. At home, nothing less than your biggest, boldest vase will do.
Femme Militaire: Khaki and dun, leather and canvas, all with a ladylike twist. Invest in a ruched trench or gathered shirtdress. Find your most proper tea party chair and re-cover it in rough burlap. The colors and materials might say 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy', but the shapes and lines sing soprano.
Confectionary Concoctions: Marshmallows, meringues and macarons. Cotton candy colors and puffy, fluffy textures that beg to float in the breeze. A full skirt takes on an even tastier vibe in shades of mint or nectarine. Baroque upholstery gets an extra dose of sugar with orchid and sherbet hues. It's sweet indulgence without the calories!
Global Layers: Ikats and suzanis are still going strong. Pair patterns of different size and scale but keep the look harmonious by sticking with a single palette. Or you know what? Go crazy--mix and match colors too! In this case, the more the merrier, and I'm feeling very merry indeed because it's Friday. Happy weekend everyone!
Image Credits: 1. T Magazine Spring 2010 2. The Well Dressed Home 3. Max Ferago for Elle March 2010 4. Kristin Perers 5. Serge Leblon for Elle March 2010 6. Elle Decoration France January 2010 7. Salvatore Ferragamo 8. Elle Decoration France April 2010 9. Lachlan Bailey for Harpers Bazaar March 2010 10. Domino. Sponsored Links: Guaranteed JN0-350 exam preparation with self paced 642-655 study guide and practice test. Also get free demos of MB2-631 test.