By Fadia Patterson


Get ready to spring into a new season and look great in the latest colors of spring. Patone , just released the latest colors of the season in their annual report . See them right here.  


Some colors that are not on this chart are black and white; which is so easy and affordable, and was all over the runways in Europe and New York’s Spring 2013 Fashion week. My favorite color of the season is Emerald! The emerald is said to bring the wearer, tranquility, reason, and wisdom. The strongest time for the powers of the emerald is said to be spring. The emerald is said to bring the wearer reason and wisdom. The strongest time for the powers of the emerald is said to be spring.


I adapted to my existing wardrobe the pantone colors, trends and styles off the runway in my own unique way. Certain styles/trends such as “Peplum” and a leather jacket are great for the season and any occasion; whether casual or formal. You can still be in style and follow the latest trends on a slim budget! I love shopping at thrift, outlets and wholesale stores. I usually shop at department stores when I’m buying something out of season.






Red Peplum $7.99 (NY & Co.) Black Skirt $14.99 (Target); Shoes $15.00 (Ross); Black Belt-Ross- B/W Jacket –Ross $16.99








Emerald Blazer- $24 (NY&CO); Matching Top & Skirt (Handmade/ African Fabric from Paris); Emerald Necklace $ 12.00 –Target; Shoes- Nine West Outlet $20.00; Purse (personal gift from Italy)

Leather Jacket –Target; Pink Skirt ($6.99)- Target; Orange peplum top- ($14.99) –Forever 21; Scarf (Vintage); Shoes- Guess $29.00-Ross; Orange Handbag (personal Gift)