Hot Hues: Pantone Palette Sets The Tone For Spring

What better way to rejuvenate your wardrobe just in time for spring than to follow the Pantone Color Report for 2017. This nature-inspired palette reflects what’s hot on the runway now. Whether shopping at local boutiques, the Miracle Mile or online, you can be fashion forward with these picks. 

Spotlight on: Ruby and Jenna

(Photo courtesy of Ruby and Jenna)

Though they have 12 locations throughout Long Island and New Jersey, Roslyn’s Ruby and Jenna feels closest to home for Barbara “Ruby” Lubel and Jenna Librett, the mother-daughter team behind the trendy shop. The family business is all about female empowerment, the latest styles and an individualized shopping experience. Built on the concept of “rapid fashion,” Ruby and Jenna receives new shipments every day, promising continuous turnover and never-ending options.

This lightweight sweater dress from Ruby and Jenna features Pantone’s Hazelnut, a neutral tone that’s easy to layer with pops of color on top. Visit them at 433 Glen Cove Road, East Hills, and

Floor-Length Asymmetric Ruffle Wrap Dress

An update to the traditional wrap style, this satin sleeveless dress is cut in Pantone’s ravishing Lapis blue and features a cascading ruffle for compelling fluidity.

$548; Diane Von Furstenberg,, Americana Manhasset

Julia Tie Back Halter Top

This timeless look in Pantone’s Niagara by Emerson Thorpe easily adapts from day to evening.

$247; Singer 22,, 11 Old Westbury Road, Roslyn Heights

Hermès Clemence Birkin 35

A Birkin bag is the ultimate splurge. Show off your love for spring with a leather handbag in Pantone’s color of the year—Greenery.

$10-15,000; Hermès, Americana Manhasset

Perla Cutout Jumpsuit

Cast a striking silhouette in this sleek jumpsuit by Perla in Pantone’s most vivid hue—Flame.

$385; Intermix,, Americana Manhasset

Armani Heeled Pump

Pantone’s Pale Dogwood shade can carry you through the whole season. Blending the industrial with the feminine, these 100 percent calf-skin leather Armani pumps feature a varnished effect, narrow toeline and acrylic heel.

$895; Giorgio Armani,, Americana Manhasset

Jada Caped Dress

This off-the-shoulder dress in Pantone’s Pink Yarrow promises all eyes on you.

$265; Alice + Olivia,, Americana Manhasset

Paloma Picasso Olive Leaf Ring

An olive branch, a symbol of peace and abundance, delicately surrounds a 6-carat blue topaz stone in Pantone’s Island Paradise.

$1,000; Tiffany & Co.,, Americana Manhasset

Ray-Ban Wayfarer Liteforce

Earth tones are in. Pair Pantone’s Kale with the iconic Wayfarer design for an innovative look.


Out Of Office Banana Long Pendant

Add some whimsy to your wardrobe with this gold-plated banana necklace in Pantone’s Primrose.

$98; Kate Spade,, Roosevelt Field

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Kimberly Dijkstra is the web editor for Anton Media Group, writer for Long Island Weekly and recipient of a New York Press Association (NYPA) award and several Press Club of Long Island (PCLI) awards.


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