2012 Color Trends — The Five To Know Now

These past two seasons (spring and pre-fall '12) have churned out some trends that are both futuristic and nostalgic at the same time. While it's not entirely a Jetsons rerun, the collections did somehow meld together ultramodern silhouettes with stylistic touchstones from years past, in a way that felt exciting yet comfortable. And that brings us to the much-awaited color trends of 2012! From hues that are decidedly retro to bold trends that are wholly new, here are the five sets of shades that we're really looking forward to trying out in the new year.