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3.1 Phillip Lim
Let a pop of pastel freshen up your spring-summer wardrobe
Let a pop of pastel freshen up your spring-summer wardrobe

Sweet pastel colors tend to conjure up visions of sugary summer confections, such as cotton candy and sorbet. They also offer a fast way to refresh a warm-weather wardrobe. What's new is mixing hues, as seen at Burberry Prorsum's spring-summer presentation, where a lavender jacket was cinched with a blush-toned belt or a vibrant mint handbag added pop to a rose-colored ensemble. Pale shades also look new on unexpected pieces — a satchel with studded accents, a tough leather motocross jacket or casual Birkenstock sandals. The trick is not getting too pretty. Pair a floaty pastel dress with sharp black shoes or soften a crisp black-and-white look with a dash of petal pink eye...

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