Upon the arrival of our JCK daily newsletter (an industry publication), I was delighted to find an article by Senior Editor, Jennifer Heebner, on the Pantone Colors of Spring 2012. Even though I've just begun to dress for cooler temperatures and recently wrote in my blog about Pantone's Fall colors, I couldn't help but be excited for their new Spring colors! Jane too! I did a little comparison and it seems that their Spring colors are mostly a brighter variation of their Fall colors.
So it appears that the popularity of bright color blocking accented by a hint of soft neutrals is a color trend that's here to stay. Pantone's official article suggests:
Coincidentally enough, I've already spotted a color blocked tote at Asos, with a Tangerine Tango/Cabaret-esque combo!