In 2012, expect to see shades of orange EVERYWHERE. Pantone listed Tangerine Tango one of the top 10 colors in its fashion color report for spring 2012, and the Color Marketing Group said saturated oranges will have a strong representation in the marketplace. Not only was orange a prominent color on the women’s spring 2012 runways, it’s expected to be a popular color in interiors too.

From cute suits for the workplace, to going-out-on-the-town LODs (Little Orange Dresses), this trendy hue adds a pop of color and confidence to any wardrobe (

If you are not into dressing yourself in head-to-orange, try spicing up an outfit with a bold, bright accessory ( Orange accessories look especially great with beige and gray neutrals.

Beauty trends for 2012 didn’t miss the orange memo either as models worked it on the runways with orange eyes, cheeks, and nails. Forget the fake orange from a spray tan overdose – instead,subtly incorporate orange into your beauty routine with eye shadow, bronzer, and nail polish.

Orange is a huge shade for interiors this year as well. While gray is expected to remain the anchor hue for interiors in 2012, there is no better way to add warmth to a home than with bright accessories. Zapwater client, Room & Board offers stylish orange accessories for the home, including the option of custom pillows (

This brilliant color may not be hot for long, so in 2012, hop on the bandwagon and paint the town orange.

Brigid Parr Asst. Publicist