Pastel Power

Sweet powdery pastels are going to big this spring/summer and they’re not just for garden parties and picnics outings either. Yes we know that here in the UK we’re still in the fighting the cold, but what better way to add a refreshing twist to your winter wardrobe than with a pastel pop.

Pastel CelebsLaying out the red carpet

The pastel trend for spring/summer 2014 has already proven to be popular on the red carpet – the place for all things fashionable! We’ve just had the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards and most recently the Grammys and pastel featured on a number of A-Listers.

At the Golden Globes, Sofia Vergara from Modern Family fame wore the most stunning baby blue floral Lorraine Schwartz necklace that totally made her black gown pop. At the Grammys this last weekend, country singer Kacey Musgraves looked as pretty as a princess in a floaty and frilly pastel Armani Privé gown. Cate Blanchett rocked a rosy palette at the 2014 SAGs in a pale pink Givenchy gown.

So you know if there Hollywood leading ladies are taking the new trend on board, it’s a winner and you should too.

Easy does it

From lavender lilac and pistachio green to petal pink and dreamy orchid it might seem like and easy trend to embrace, but how do you get it right without looking too sugary sweet? The key tip is to it soft and simple, don’t go overboard. Balance your look with sleek neutral and accessorise with pastels before you go the whole hog. Try out some of these fab examples:

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We hope we’ve made learning to wear pastels a little lighter and brighter. Do you love pastels? Any tips?

Love TJC


P.S. Remember, sweet, but not too sweet.

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