The Pantone Spring 2017 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 your peers suggest others color-block with Pantone’s Hazelnut.
“Hazelnut is a key neutral for spring 2017. This shade brings to mind a natural earthiness. Unpretentious and with an inherent warmth, Hazelnut is a transitional color that effortlessly connects the seasons.” —Pantone
1. Pair hazelnut with pink stones and yellow gold to enhance the softness of the tawny color.
“This eye-catching statement ring features pink stones and luminous yellow gold to beautifully complement Hazelnut.” —Beverley K
Vintage-inspired earrings in 14k rose gold with 1.8 cts. t.w. morganite and 0.27 ct. t.w. diamonds, $2,365
2. Play up Hazelnut’s neutral tones with silver and gold.
“Warm gold tones mixed with sterling silver complement the complexities of Hazelnut.” —Frédéric Duclos
Tamara necklace in silver and 14k gold-plated silver, $370
3. Go for an almost monochromatic look by pairing a brownish-pink jewel with a Hazelnut outfit.
“This necklace offers a soft feminine color—like Hazelnut—with a little luster and sparkle.” —Tiffany Peay
Necklace in 14k pink gold with 25 cts. t.w. quartz, 9 cts. t.w. color-change garnet, and freshwater pearls, $2,350
4. Offset a Hazelnut outfit with a rich plum color.
“Parisian Plum looks beautiful against Hazelnut. The rose gold frame works well with the golden-tan hue of Hazelnut, while the color-changing triplet center stone adds depth and intensity to the look.” —Doves by Doron Paloma
Bangle in 18k rose gold with 10.72 cts. t.w. motherof-pearl, amethyst, and quartz triplet, and 0.19 ct. t.w. diamonds, $2,065
5. Get a rich look by pairing a deeper brown color with Hazelnut.
“The creamy coffee color of the Hazelnut is well accented by the smoky quartz and white sapphires in these earrings.” —Royal Chain
Drop earrings in silver and 18k gold with 11.23 cts. t.w. smoky quartz, 0.74 ct. t.w. white sapphires, and 0.37 ct. t.w. citrines, $801
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