Tangerine Tango

Tangerine Tango 2012 Color of the Year

Tangerine Tango was just named as the color of 2012. How can you wear it? We have 10 great ideas. Have some fun with this vibrant and bold color throughout the year!

Tangerine Tango was recently named by Pantone as the color of 2012! I always get so excited to see what color they will deem trendy, chic and fabulous for the upcoming year, especially being a mom fashion blogger. Adding in color to your wardrobe is an easy way to keep up with the current trends! Pantone always shares the reasoning behind choosing their it color of each year, and I just love why they chose the spirited reddish-orange.

"Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it," said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. "Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy."

It's all about energy. It's all about passion. It's all about awakening the confidence within and bringing it out! I love that all this can be portrayed through fashion. What I love most about Tangerine Tango is that you can easily leave a lasting fashion impression with this color by simply adding some dashes into your wardrobe -- you don't have to go overboard.

OK, ladies... here are 10 easy ways to wear Tangerine Tango throughout 2012:

Scarf

Tangerine Scarf

I love the add-on of a scarf because it's so easy to pull off for any body, any shape. The brightness of the tangerine in this scarf is perfect. Add it to a pair of jeans and a tee or toss over your fave Little Black Dress!
Tangerine Shoes

Tangerine Ballet Flat

Such a simple way to bring in this fabulous color. Add gorgeous flats to khakis, jeans, skirts and summer sundresses. They're so classic and elegant, yet give off a trendy vibe.
Nail Polish

Tangerine Nail Polish

If you're feeling particularly bold, polish away! This would be a wonderful statement color for the summer months ahead, it's fun and fabulous!
Tangering Purse

Tangerine Handbag

If you're a handbag girl, you'll love adding a tangerine bag into your closet this year. The look is sophisticated and adds such a playful flair to a look.
Tangerine Earrings

Tangerine Jewelry

I'm all about bringing in some color and energy and passion through accessories. Tangerine is a perfect color to do this with throughout 2012!
Tangering Swimsuit

Tangerine Bathing Suit

Oh, talk about the perfect color for the beach! I love the beauty and boldness of a swimsuit in tangerine. It's such a stunning color for the summer.
Beach Cover Up

Tangerine Beach Cover-up

If you're not comfortable sporting a tangerine bathing suit at the beach or the pool, opt for a tangerine cover-up. It's such an easy way to add in this feminine color into your summer wardrobe line-up.
Tanferine Outerwear

Tangerine Outerwear

Every season, I love buying one jacket that is a very bold color. I think it adds such a sense of fun to my wardrobe. I love seeing a coat in such a bright color -- it really does add such a happiness factor to (sometimes) winter-blues.
Tangerine Dress

Tangerine Dress

Looking to make a true fashion statement at a spring or summer function? Bring on the tangerine dress! It will attract lots of attention and just exude a sense of beautiful confidence!

Tangerine Sweater

An easy way to bring in some basic, relaxed wear is to wear it through some tangerine sweaters and tees and tanks. Add these tops to your jeans, sweats, khakis and/or shorts. Such a great way to bring in some added pizazz all year long!

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Comments on "10 Ways to wear the color of 2012: Tangerine Tango"

Gena March 23, 2012 | 8:37 AM

Who makes the peep toe ballet flat pictured above? The link is not for that particular shoe. Please help!?

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