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Orange You Glad It's Almost Spring?

Spring 2011 looks from (l-r): Prada, Vena Cava, Halston. Images via <a href=""></a>
Spring 2011 looks from (l-r): Prada, Vena Cava, Halston. Images via

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It's a color that either looks great on you or absolutely heinous. Orange was the most prevalent hue on the runways (other than camel and black) for Spring 2011, and it wasn't just any shade of orange—it's a retina-burning Traffic Cone Orange that enticed designers this year. If you're one of the lucky ladies who looks amazing in this shade, embrace it. And stock up for years to come—orange has to be one of the most difficult colors to find in a store, right behind yellow. Tips for making it work: try an orange-and-another-color pattern instead of a solid orange piece, keep it away from your face (consider a skirt, shorts or pants) and don't pair it with black unless you want to look like a jack-o-lantern. Good luck.
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