Pantone leads down the law in what concerns colors and nuances. We might not differenciate between orange and one of its shades, 2012 Pantone color Tangerine Tango, which is at the core of our examination of today.
Trends and inspiration in Tangerine, an appealing reddish orange
“Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive”, as described by Pantone itself, Tangerine Tango is provocative, a bit exotic, a complementary opposite when paired with green or blue eyes. In conjunction with brown eyes, it explodes in an amber trait.
Paris S/S 2011 Stéphane Rolland Haute Couture features two tangerine alternatives.
Atelier Versace/Fall 2015 Couture
Alexis Mabille/Paris Haute Couture Week Spring Summer 2012
Although the dress itself is not in tangerine, let’s have a look at the roseish-tangerine pattern on her head.
Prabal Gurung/Spring Summer 2011. The Tangerine detail.
Photos courtesy of GoRunway.com and Stephane Rolland.
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