Color Report 5 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Toasted Almond

The Pantone Spring 2015 Fashion Color Report serves as an overview of designers’ color choices in new clothing collections. The colors are important for jewelers to know so they can help customers successfully color-block accessories. Here are five ways to color-block with Pantone’s Toasted Almond.

Pantone's Toasted Almond

Toasted Almond is a “sun-tanned neutral” and “brings balance to the coolness of the spring/summer 2015 color range,” according to Pantone. Toasted Almond offers comfort and warmth, is timeless and versatile, and is an organic shade that “speaks to authenticity and all that is natural.”

1. Go dramatic by dressing Toasted Almond with black accessories.

Mabel Chong necklace in silver with diamonds

Triangle necklace in rhodium-plated and oxidized silver with diamonds, $1,390; Mabel Chong

Frock by NoNoo image by Pantone

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Dress by NoNoo

2. Pair Toasted Almond attire with tangerine, which Pantone calls a “good match” for the neutral color.

Nina Nguyen ring

Triangle ring in 22k gold-plated silver with sand-colored druzy, $295; Nina Nguyen

3. Create a tone-on-tone effect with a brown jewel and Toasted Almond clothes.

Belle Etoile

Globe pendant in rose gold–plated silver and brown enamel silver lab-created stones, $260; Belle Étoile


Attire by Jay Godfrey image by Pantone

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Attire by Jay Godfrey

4. Enhance the warmth of Toasted Almond looks with rich yellow gold jewelry.

Somers cuff in 14k gold

Daphnie cuff in 14k gold, $15,000; Somers

5. Dress Toasted Almond with pink jewels per the color choices of clothing designer David Tlale.

Lisa Kim Fine Jewelry ring

Ring in 18k gold with 5.07 ct. Nigerian pink tourmaline and 0.33 ct. t.w. diamonds, $23,250; Lisa Kim Fine Jewelry

Clothing by David Tlate Image by Pantone

Courtesy Pantone

Ensembles by David Tlale

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