The colour of eternal life, beauty and harmony, green became one of the jewels in a rainbow crown of many spring 2011 collections. The choice of shades from the deeply rich emerald, malachite and jade to light and delicate jasper and chrysoprase created a multitude of colour combinations. So perfect for summer, the hue also made its way into autumn fashions turning green summer silks and buttery soft leather into luxurious transitional pieces.
Nature can be an endless source of inspiration for finding the right colours that create a beautiful synergy with green tones. Just look at the flowers and compliment your greens with soft rose, white or deep blue, or be bold by combining it with yellow, orange, pink or red for the striking colour-blocks. I also feel that adding a touch of gold jewellery and tan accessories brings the best out of any shade of green - something worth bearing in mind.
Photo sources: Jessica Stam in Harper's Bazaar August 2010 (photography: Alexi Lubomirski, styling: Clare Richardson), green on runway at Ports 1961, A Detacher, Akris, Michael Kors, Gianfranco Ferre, Issa Jil Sander, Krizia, Monique Lhuillier, Hermes, Christian Dior, Burberry Prorsum