When selecting the “in” colors for Fall, 2009 accessories such as belts, the best reference to use is made by a company called Pantone. In fact, Pantone has just released their 10 hottest colors for Fashion this Fall/Winter and the entire report can be found at www.in.pantone.com/pages/pantone/Pantone.aspx?pg=20644&ca=4. So when getting ready to build your Fall, 2009 belt collection, keep in mind the styles and colors that have been predicted to be the hottest! The following information will help you make good belt selections in terms of the hottest colors and styles for Fall, 2009.
As mentioned, Pantone has released its list of the hottest 10 colors for Fall. Pantone is a company that was established in 1962. It is best known for its Pantone Matching System, a proprietary color space. These colors are used in several industries such as printing, paint and even fabrics. The top 10 colors that Pantone has selected as the hottest or “in” colors this year are:
2. Purple Heart
3. American Beauty
4. Honey Yellow
5. Burnt Sienna
7. Warm Olive
8. Crème Brulee
9. Majolica Blue
10. Rapture Rose
Other websites, such as www.hubpages.com have stated that purple is hot as is red and blue. Whatever color you decide on, make sure it’s best for your skin tone, hair color and eye color.
Despite Pantone’s list of top 10 colors, remember that black is always in style. In fact, black should be a staple to any woman’s accessory wardrobe as it is the most versatile color.
Hottest Styles of Belts
Belts are an important part of a woman’s wardrobe and according to The Insider (www.theinsider.com/news/2237927_Belt_trends_Autumn_2009_Winter_2010) the following styles of belt are hot for this Fall/Winter:
Jewelry Belts, Fabric Belts, BOTH thin and wide belts, Classic belts, and belts that have unusual designs on them. Additionally, belts that are in the style of a rope with fringe endings are hot (check belts by Hermes).
Wearing double belts is also a very hot trend for Fall/Winter, 2009. Some designers, including Peter Som, have put two different styles together to create a unique look. Additionally, corset belts are very popular.
Where to Find The Best Belts
In case you’re wondering where to find the hottest belt styles and colors this year, the following list of websites sell belts that have both the “in” colors and styles:
www.belts.comSources: www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantone, www.in.pantone.com/pages/pantone/Pantone.aspx?pg=20644&ca=4