Pantone Colour for Spring: Kale & How To Incorporate It In Your Wardrobe

With 2016 coming to a close, Pantone recently announced the colours of the year, including Kale. The timing couldn’t be more impeccable. Symbolic of the outdoors and a healthy lifestyle, this colour reminds us all of our resolution to have a healthier 2017.

“Evocative of the great outdoors and a healthy lifestyle, Kale is another foliage-based green that conjures up our desire to connect to nature, similar to the more vivacious Greenery. And, just as we see in nature, this lush and fertile natural green shade provides the perfect complementary background to the more vibrant tones in the palette,” say the authorities at Pantone.

The colour gives you the feel of late spring, where there’s a slight nip in the air, however, the sun is out, soaking the trees in its light. The colour reminds us to be keep our fitness and style game on trend. But the fix lies in how one must incorporate this new colour in their life as well as their wardrobe. We’re putting an end to this fix by showing you how to style this colour for work, play and more. Kale is a great colour that stands out, and also forms a base for you to build on in terms of colour combinations.

This casual Sunday afternoon is perfect for you to incorporate Kale in your wardrobe. With the on-trend patchwork bomber and a pair of black gladiators, you’re on to a winner.

You’ve got the dinner date look down in this velvet T-shirt dress paired with an oversized handbag. Channel your inner chiller with these sassy slip ons but level up with your choker and a dash of your favourite fragrance.

A perfect example of how to incorporate Kale into your work wardrobe. Parallel pants are definitely going to see you through this year, paired with a flowy high-low shirt and some smart black heels.

Don’t let anyone KALE your vibe in this cuter-than-thou cold shoulder dress in Kale. Pair them with these Chelseas and make it your go-to for a night out for dinner and drinks.

You don’t have to go all out with the colour, but you can easily incorporate it in your accessories wardrobe. A graphic palazzo paired with a string spaghetti in a bright yellow is perfect for brunch, or drunch. Bring in the Kale with your oversized handbag. Add nude lip and these wedges and you’re all set.

This is our guide on the colour of the year, so tag us in your favourite Pantone looks on our Instagram and stand a chance to be featured!