Originally posted on The Mommy Stylist:

By Lisa Miller

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If you are not aware of color forecasting, let me acquaint you with Pantone. Pantone is a company, which among other things sets the standard for colors worldwide. Twice a year the company hosts “a secret meeting of representatives from various nations’ color standards groups” to choose a color of the year. For 2013, it’s emerald green – which was a common sight on the fall runways. Additionally, they identify the colors that will dominate home decor and wardrobes each autumn and spring. See all of the fall 2013 hues in the photo above.

Just like fashion trends, incorporating color trends into your wardrobe will help raise your style quotient and lower your perceived age. Some colors, like Turbulence and Carafe, seem to reappear in one shade or another year after year. You can consider them neutrals, which will match with just about anything. Others, like…

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