Color Report 8 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Custard

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 Custard.

Custard from Pantone

Custard is “sweet and sunny” and a “cheering tone that brings thoughts of pleasant relaxation and comfort food,” according to Pantone. Custard is “engaging with its soft and mellow warmth” and has “an affable and easy disposition,” continues the color agency.

1. Dress Custard with pink, like clothing designer Nicole Miller, for a cheerful look.

Sylvie Collection morganite and diamond pendant necklace

Pendant necklace in 14k gold with morganite and diamonds, $2,430; Sylvie Collection

Nicole Miller

Courtesy Pantone

Outfit by Nicole Miller

2. Give Custard-colored clothes a yellow gold jewel for a rich, tone-on-tone effect.

Gold bracelet from Lisa Jenks

Pinion bracelet in 18k gold, $1,140; Lisa Jenks

3. Pair green jewels with Custard outfits for a playful, vintage, Capri-1960s vibe, like design house Alice & Trixie.

Peridot and diamond earrings from Goshwara

Earrings in 18k gold with 59.55 cts. t.w. peridot and 6.3 cts. t.w. diamonds, $49,000; Goshwara

Alice and Trixie for Pantone

Courtesy Pantone

Dress by Alice & Trixie

4. Highlight Custard in a print by wearing a Custard-colored jewel.

Laurie Kaiser rutilated quartz pendant necklace in 18k gold and blackened silver

Sprinkles pendant necklace in 18k gold and blackened silver with rutilated quartz and diamonds from Laurie Kaiser

5. Adorn Custard-colored outfits in blue jewels for a carefree, early-1960s California-inspired joie de vivre, like designer Nanette Lepore.

Pamela Huizenga opal ring in gold with diamonds

Ring in 18k gold with a 9.85 ct. South American opal and 0.37 ct. t.w. diamonds, $20,400; Pamela Huizenga

Nanette Lepore for Pantone

Courtesy Pantone

Attire by Nanette Lepore

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