Optimism & A Side Of Sunshine: Pantone's Illuminating Yellow Is A Prada Fave!


    Spring of 2021 is here and with it brings the colour of the season, more specifically Pantone's colour of the year! Given how hard 2020 was, the shade is aptly called 'Illuminating' -- a zinging, happy yellow that is associated with sunshine and upliftment. It is also perfect for spring, adding to the whole positive and cheery vibe. The '21 spring collections of Prada, Gucci, Balmain and Givenchy already feature this gorgeous shade and so must your lovely wardrobe which is why we are giving you our best picks, in this gorgeous, illuminating colour! 

    Not A Worry, Honey

    Women Handcrafted Patchwork Detail Sleeveless Yoke Dress


    Just a number that spells happy, this Yoke Dress from The Indian Dobby has cute patchwork detailing, is sleeveless with a comfortable fit and has pockets! Wear it on a day out with the gals or to brunch or at a picnic on a warm spring day. It gathers right at the waist to give you the illusion of wearing a skirt and top, pretty, pretty!

    Build Me Up Buttercup

    Pressed Yellow Buttercup Earrings


    Nothing screams joy and summer like these angelic Pressed Yellow Buttercup Earrings from Alankaara. Subtle yet eye-catchy, we can see ourselves wearing these all the time, whether it matches our outfit or not. Don't you want real, wearable flowers as part of your jewellery box too?

    All Bells & Whistles

    Women Solid Layered Bell Sleeves Top


    A well-fitted top is a must-have but so is one that makes a statement. This Layered Bell Sleeves top from Aara Creations does both and does it well! We like that it is one solid colour so as to not take away from the star, the beautiful layered bell sleeves. The material moves with you, so just throw it on a pair of your favourite jeans or trousers and whisk your way through any day.

    Everyday I'm Rufflin

    Women Gingham Ruffled Flats


    Happy feet exist! Just slip on these Gingham Fabric Ruffled Flats from The Tassle Life and you'll be a believer too. Double cushioned and padded for extra comfort and a vegetable leather sole ensures this pair will be your go-to for any reason or season -- running errands to partying or sitting at your cubicle cross-legged -- this pair will be flaunted. If you want to switch it up from bright to light and still keep it flat, check out these Triple Strapped Flats from Monrow Shoes.

    Kimono For The Win-ono

    Women Gota Patti Detail Kimono Sleeves Solid Tunic


    Indian wear and yellow is one combination you cannot go wrong with, especially if it looks as stylish as this Kimono Sleeves Solid Tunic by Abhisiti. The sleeves are the star no doubt, but so is the minimal gota patti detailing and the whole flowy silhouette. Rock this on straight cut pants or dare we say, as a dress even! Oh it has pockets too. 

    Old-School Rock Chic

    Women Rough Hem Detail Solid Dual Patch Pocket Jacket


    We love the powerful vibe this Rough Hem Detail this Patch Pocket Jacket and Skirt combination from ISU is giving us. It makes the happy yellow a force to reckon with and the body fit is killer too. Wear it with a pair of rocker black boots and you've got yourself a lewk.

    Backpack Full Of Sunshine

    Butterfly Stitch Detail Solid Quilted Backpack


    Cute, fun and a happy rewind back to college-times! Get you this Butterfly Stitch Detail Quilted Backpack from KEILO and carry it everywhere you go, be it shopping, at a tourist destination or on a trip back from tuition. No matter where you go, this easy to carry and deceivingly spacious backpack will sprinkle some sunshine along the way.

    Just Jacket Up

    Women Straight Sleeveless Yellow Jacket


    From Bari, this straight cut Sleeveless Yellow Jacket is just the colour every monotone outfit deserves. Go from spring, summer, autumn or winter layering this number in multiple ways. You could throw it on a dress, kurta or a casual jean and top outfit and watch your mood uplift. We love the braided detailing around the sleeves and the pockets and the understated elegance of this piece a whole lot. Shop right now.

    Dress Me Sexy

    Women Mock Neck Solid Bodycon Dress


    Party to oblivion and till the sun's up with this stunning mock neck Bodycon Dress from Miss Chase. It's body hugging silouhette is not restrictive in the slightest and actually moves with your every move. The high neck will keep you comfortable all night and its plain frame will let you dress up the look up with a jacket, belt, or with fancy shoes and jewellery. 

    The Heeling Power

    Women Snakeskin Effect Solid Slingback Heels


    If a solid pair of heels turns your day around like no other, invest these Snakeskin Skin Effect beauties from Don't Call Me Princess. Made of vegan leather, this one boasts of a pointy toe style, an open back and a pointy heel. It's padded for comfort and the heels are only 3 inches high so you won't have to worry about tripping in them while you assert your inner Carrie Bradshaw.

    Saree Not Saree

    Women Ruffle Detail Solid Cotton Mul Saree


    If you don't own a yellow yard of joy in your wardrobe yet, this one-of-kind, Ruffle Cotton Mul Saree from Suta Bombay is here to correct that. Drape it over a colour blocking blouse and you'll be goddess-ready! We love the skin soft mulmul and the ruffles that make this such a pleasure to wear and possibly live in forever.

    Pantone has also picked 'Ultimate Grey' as a second colour for the season as a symbol of fortitude (the symbolism is that the sun is peeking out of the grey clouds) and so we have a list for that too, check it out!