Have the colourful items in your wardrobe been hibernating of late — cast aside in favour of moody blacks and greys? Is your love affair with oxblood simultaneously coming to an end? Are you ready to let some softer, gentler hues back into your life?
If the answers to these questions is a resounding "yes, yes, YES," then we've got good news for you. We too are turning our attention to the spun-sugar hues that ruled spring '13 collections from the likes of Christopher Kane and Mulberry
. Those were the runways where we learned that, yes, it is in fact possible to rock pastels without looking like a contestant in a toddler beauty pageant — and we're ready to apply those lessons IRL, now.
Behold, seven genius ways to wear pastels while it's still chilly out
. Let there be light!