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Hello, Yellow!


Yellow is one of the hot colors for spring, and we couldn’t be more excited with all the citrusy, sunny, golden, and amber-tinged choices. Since yellow is also one of the quintessentially Happy Preppy colors, we think now is a great time to give your favorite space an overhaul, with this cheery hue front and center.

Taking our cues from this sassy and sophisticated outfit at the Tory Burch runway show at the just-wrapped New York Fashion Week, we came up with this preppy-with-a-twist palette. We’re smitten with the two shades yellow—a more traditional lemon grounded by an orangey-gold—as our base colors, with the deeper orange, wine, and sand shades as accents. We think this warm, mood-brightening palette would be ideal for a more intimate space like a living room or bedroom, with a range of textures and fabrics to make the accent colors pop.

We chose these shades from Behr:

Lemon Tart

Sahara Shade

Antique Ruby

Sweet Mandarin

Atomic Tangerine


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