The Pantone Colour Institute is the world’s foremost authority in all things colour. Each year, Pantone’s fashion gurus select their Colour of the Year while drawing on a wealth of trends from the world of fashion, cosmetics and interior decorating. Fashion aficionados all over the world eagerly await the announcement of the colour like people abide the prediction of winter weather by Punxsutawney Phil on groundhog day. Time to brace your Shop with the Colour of the Year 2017, we shall think!
When it comes to the best-selling product colours, black and white are the undisputed kings of the ring for almost every article. Including these two colours in your offerings should be a given, but how about the secondary colours? You may ask yourself ‘are people still into yellow’ or ‘which shade of blue do I offer?’
Let’s put all the Xmas tree decoration aside for a second and face the no-frills reality: above all, Christmas is business. Get on the gravy train and offer gift shoppers the right designs on the right products at the right time. We’ve done our homework and will tell you all you need to know to bring Christmas bliss your way. Check out this blog post for all the info.
This year’s summer is about to go south, and all that’s gonna be left is the colour of cats at night: grey. No need going into an apocalyptic mood, though, because there’s a whole range of new and grey premium products at the end of the rainbow. Here you can find out what colours will shoo the winter blues.
Mix Tapes, Baby!
Sure there’s plenty to do at festivals: the dancing, the games, the singing, shopping the little craft tables, grilling, etc., but we all know why we’re here – the music! A great way to set the stage (excuse the pun) for a great festival experience is to create good old-fashioned mix CDs (or cassettes if you can dig out a tape deck from a pyramid). Put together a playlists of the bands you’re going to see, and blast them in the car or your headphones on the way. It’s a great way to psych yourself up for the adventure ahead. Read more
Every little princess loves the stuff that glitters and glams, and a bit of bling-bling does indeed add a hint of glamour to your clothing – and that’s not strictly for girls only. Stars like … Read more
People who manage to go to the gym on a regular basis usually are what you’d call “well fit”, and who wouldn’t want to be in good shape? So it’s hard to tell why we … Read more
It’s taken four long years, and now we’re enjoying four weeks of sheer football bliss. The football world cup in Brazil is giving us ample opportunity to watch, hope and fear for the teams we … Read more
You can’t wake people who pretend to be asleep, but you can surely crack them up. An easy way to do that is by wearing a T-shirt that’s just irresistibly funny. Those who get the … Read more
I’ve got this new jacket – the red Urban Classics college jacket – and it hardly ever gets to see the inside of my wardrobe: I’m always wearing it! We recently added it to our … Read more