Pastel Palate

This lilac, asymmetric, kidskin, suede jacket from Armani Collezioni is a standout piece for spring/summer and pre-fall must. $1,850. Available at Photo courtesy of Neiman

Want to take a break from all the brights this season? Our San Antonio style guru Erin Busbee recommends you cleanse your color palate with some pale pastel hues by seeking soft, subtle standouts in mint green, creamy butter, powder blue and dreamy lilac to add some sweetness to your summer wardrobe. Yummy. 

Commitment phobes can try just a touch of the trendy, sherbet shades by using this Ready to Glow, five hue eye shadow palette by Dior.

$59.00  Available at 

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Searching for “It” girl status? This gorgeous aquamarine, ostrich leather tote by Prada is the way to go.

$6,690 Available at 

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Pair JCrew ‘s sequin and silk, sleeveless top with some printed pants for a fresh, fashion-forward look.

$420  Available at

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You’ll find a sole mate in these coral rose strappy, statement sandals by Burak Uyan.

$1,200 -1,400  Available at

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The epitome of elegance, this 1930’s-inspired, pale pink, silk gown by Ralph Lauren will make jaws drop at your next formal event.

$3,898 Available at Ralph 

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Add a touch of elegance and femininity to your living space with this pink sherbet and ivory damask wing Chair by Haute House.

$1,259  Available at

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For a sharp, sporty take on pastels, check out Versace’s Versus’ Spring 2012 collection. The oversized pleats and zippers add an edgy, modern twist to these sky blue separates.

$1,700 Available at

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Aquamarine Life. This German hand- carved frosted Aquamarine flower is approximately 30cts., center set with a round brilliant cut 1.42ct. natural Rhodolite Garnet. The necklace is faceted Aquamarine beads and is 18.5 inches in length and ends with a 14kt white gold filigree catch.

$2995.00 Available at Penaloza & Sons Jewelry,  San Antonio