Orange—and its cousins—are both fearless and elegant. There are plenty of ways to work these shades—a solid coat to add a burst of colour; stripes, spots or splashes of tangerine for day; a printed co-ord set that sets you apart in a crowd; or a graphic evening number for a soirée—this loud-yet-warm hue can do it all with élan.
Earthy, but make it glam:
Less neutral, more nutty, brown has undergone a serious makeover...opening business for fun. Geddit?! We saw a host of cool looks—both structured and fluid—that establish that it’s the perf day-to-night shade.
When in doubt, wear (royal) blue. You can’t go wrong, really. Be it day dresses or OTT, evening ones, pantsuits or itty-bitty minis, this shade is your universal ticket to looking stylish...always!
Gauri & Nainika
This summer shade endured and came out a winner this season, too. Spotted in luxe fabrics, lavender shed its pastel personality and has turned into a year-round winner. The biggest pro is that it’s so very versatile—while florals are evergreen, lavish some lave love on yellows or browns for a sunny brunch, or blues and greys for an evening shindig.
Gauri and Kunal
Once deemed as austere, grey took centre-stage this season—runways were replete with this hue in all forms and finishes. Apart from usual suspects (read, grey pantsuits and metallic puffer jackets), we loved the interplay of fabrics to create monochrome looks—check Gucci and Balmain—while Alexander McQueen and Rodarte stole the show with their OTT versions.
The gen z yellow:
After Millennial Pink came this sunny hue that has come to define Gen Z. Extending the yellow shade fam, this delicious colour—a love child of lemon rind and marigold—is both bright and neutral at once. Read: strong enough to hold its own, and a good team player that works well with shades like pastels to all shades dark.