Here at PurseBlog, we are generally of the opinion that trends should be secondary to wearing things that you love and that makes you feel wonderful, no matter what the fashion industry wants you to wear, but since we’re a fashion blog, we sort of have to cover them. And although I may not be a big lover of orange for a variety of reasons, it’s going to be difficult to avoid the hue in a couple months’ time.
Once I saw the Yves Saint Laurent Roady Hobo in what the brand calls “flame,” I knew that there was no escaping the onslaught of orange. My sales associate at Jeffrey told me that they had ordered a lot of orange and coral for spring, and since the boutique’s owner Jeffrey Kalinsky is also an executive vice president at Nordstrom, it’s safe to say that orange will be showing up there as well, not to mention in every other department store in existence. Brights had a moment on the Spring 2011 runways in what seemed like a direct response to Fall 2010′s neutral palette, and fiery shades in particular look to be among the biggest winners of the season. (more…)