Nails Magazine

MAR 2013

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STYLE} : d Watch3 Tren trends 1 color ring 20 sp This season addresses consumers' desires for self-expression, balance, and the need to re-energize. The color direction builds upon these needs with a palette that mixes dynamic brights with novel neutrals to create a harmonious balance, according to the Pantone Color Institute. This allows for unique combinations that ofer practicality and versatility, but at the same time, demand attention and earn an appreciative glance. "The expression 'balancing act' is something we all relate to as we strive to find harmony in the frantic pace of our everyday lives," says Leatrice Eiseman, the institute's executive director. "This season's color palette emphasizes this need for balance, while at the same time allowing for individuality, self-expression, and excitement." The Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2013 predicts that emerald (shown, and named by Pantone as the "color of 2013"), African violet, tender shoots, poppy red, and six other hues will make up the spring palette. View the full report at K. Abercrum bie-Gathers, Portable Polis h Mobile Nai lcare, Charlotte, N.C . Marcia Burtlo w, Curlz, Clipx, & Tipz, Nam pa, Idaho View a slideshow of all 10 spring shades at Pantone Colors displayed here may not match Pantone identified solid color standards. Consult current Pantone for fashion and home color system publications for accurate color. Pantone and other Pantone trademarks are the property of Pantone LLC. Elizabeth Fern andes, vlsnails, Bost on 68 | NAILS MAGAZINE | MARCH 2013 ILLUSTRATION BY BARBARA TFANK. ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN THE PANTONE FASHION COLOR REPORT SPRING 2013. >>>

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