Trend We Like: Orange

October 13, 2011

Daily Digest

Trend We Like: Orange

Pictured left to right: Fendi catwalk, Samantha Cameron, Orange satchel

Add a little zing to your wardrobe this Autumn with the colour orange.

A key fashion trend for Autumn/Winter 2011 the citrus coloured hue featured prominently on the Burberry, Prada, Blugirl and Sonia Rykiel catwalks making it THE colour to be seen in this season.

Orange is renowned for its energising properties and feel good qualities and there are a number of colour variations currently available on the high street, with a piece of the trend available in every item possible. Pale apricots and warm corals sit easily beside juicy mandarins and deep rusts, ensuring all skin tones are catered for.

Style Tip:

Wear a neutral base of grey, black, navy or white using orange as your accent colour or try colour blocking with a bold primary. Alternatively, if orange is “just not your colour”,  update and personalise your look with punchy accessories.

This trend is set to continue into Spring with designers Amanda Wakeley, Matthew Williamson, Felder Felder and Cacharel all including pumpkin and flame coloured pieces in their Spring/Summer 2012 collections. Celeb wise Beyonce, Blake Lively, Samantha Cameron and Leighton Meester are just some of the names who have recently been spotted wearing orange.

Our top orange picks

See our top tangerine tantalisers in the gallery below.

1. Coat
South Orange Collarless Double Breasted Coat-£55/€64.04 This coat is a dead ringer for Burberry.

2. Dress

Orange Ursula Shift Dress– €140 from Coast.  Wear this Sixties style dress with a turquoise necklace for maximum impact.

3. Jeans

Burnt orange Super Skinny Zip Detail Jeans £40/€46.58 River Island

4. Blouse

See by Chloe Burnt Orange Crepe de Chine Peter Pan Blouse €320.40 My Wardrobe

5. Skirt

Preen Bright Orange knee length wool crepe skirt with front slit-€730 Matches Fashion

6. Belt

Narrow Imitation Leather Belt with Metal Buckle-£3.99/€4.65 H&M. Skinny belts were all the rage on the Michael Kors and Gucci runways this season.

7. Tights

Orange 80 Denier Opaque Tights £6/€7 Accessorize.  Emulate the Fendi models in these zany tights from Accessorize.

8. Satchel
Bohemia Leather Satchel Bag in Neon Orange, €109.20

9. Ring

Coral Enamel Ring-€12 Oasis. Make a statement with oversized jewellery.

10. Hat
Dark Orange Fedora Hat -£20/€23   River Island. Perfect for a crisp autumn day at the races.

11. Shoes
Orange Suede and Brown Leather lace ups,  €24 Penneys.

– Linda Gallagher

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2 Responses to “Trend We Like: Orange”

  1. Maria Says:

    Here is a link to the most beautiful orange coat from Coast.. I tried it on a few weeks back but at €250 it was well out of my budget..

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