Colour therapy is your spring fashion rx At bcbg, juicy orange dresses and trousers are front and centre, along with a flowing, long lemon yellow dress.Simons is showing purple joe’s jeans, kelly green tops and dresses, and christopher kane’s rainbow resort collection. Clearly, you need look no farther than your local mall for a spring colour blast. You could also look to the women in the crowd at president obama’s state of the union address tuesday.They wore the shades of peacocks, parrots and birds of paradise:Michelle obama in sapphire barbara tfank, and shots of emerald, fuchsia, red and yellow throughout the audience. Fashion is seasonless, and the march of merch ceaseless. The seasons are a mash, with resort and pre fall vying for attention with spring runway reports.And paris haute couture for spring and summer wrapped wednesday. Point is, nobody is stalling deliveries of fresh fashion even in montreal, although we remain woollied up to our eyeballs.Here is what we know about what will be on offer in the next six months: Colourama:Pantone has declared tangerine tango, a vivacious juicy orange, the colour of 2012.True enough, last year’s love affair with all things orange is carrying on.But a quick look at the runways reveals a zap of electric yellow pantone’s solar power to be the brightener of the season.Paula patton sported it at the golden globes in a gown by monique lhuillier, and vera wang, oscar de la renta and sonia rykiel all dared to blare.Even h coloured its women’s lookbook a dazzling yellow. (The men’s lookbook is orange. ) But the fashion pendulum swings.By the time spring is here, pastels will take their place moss, baby blue, pink and yellow and soothing neutrals dominated the spring catwalk palette.Think chanel, with its waterworld set, lacy louis vuitton and flapperish ralph lauren. Flipping for flappers:Roaring ’20s style, with the dropped waist, asymmetrical hem, geometric sequin embellishment and a sense of freedom, is back again.Credit the artist, with the fetching brnice bejo as peppy miller(Loved all her shoes in the flick! ), and Baz Luhrmann’s coming remake of The Great Gatsby.Gucci, ralph lauren, roberto cavalli and etro were among the designers putting on the glitz. Erogenous zone:Fab abs were bared on skinny models at prada, dolce gabbana, nina ricci and many more.Not a trend to take universally. Waterworld:Blue from aqua to turquoise, flowed freely on the catwalks, and is landing in a winners near you soon, along with water motifs:Coral and underwater prints at mary katzantrou, clamshell couture at armani, strange, mermaid like creatures at alexander mcqueen, and from karl lagerfeld at chanel, a show set in an underworld fantasyland. Couture revival:Fifties classic couture inspired dries van noten, jil sander, jason wu, oscar de la renta and theyskens theory worn by piper perabo at the golden globes.The age of elegance is revived for the 21st century. Fit chic:Beyond lululemons, athletic designs and high tech fabrics hit the runway at alexander wang, always one to watch. Here is what three fashion professionals have to say about spring. The cheap christian louboutin pantone prognosticator: “Fashion is always a leader in where we go with colour,”Said leatrice eiseman, executive director of the pantone colour institute. People find a jolt of orange tangerine tango uplifting and inspiring ralph lauren polo soldes when the economy is depressing, she said. “Colours are lingering on from one season to another because people are getting more practical, ” she said.And the neutrals people buy when the economy is dicey need spicing up. People experiment with bright accessories because that costs less than a new coat, so you will see oranges in shoes, belts, bags, jewellery and tops, eiseman said.Orange is also showing up in accessories for ralph lauren italia shop line the home, especially tabletops, she added. Solar power yellow, next to orange on the colour wheel, is now no.2.It has gained momentum since eiseman first noted it two years ago in europe. Also strong for spring, blue, between navy and royal, a great balancing colour for orange, as well as neutral beiges that pantone is calling starfish and driftwood.And a five year love affair with margarita, a yellow green, continues, she said. As for those runway pastels,”There’s something very ethereal and dreamlike about them,” eiseman louis vuitton uk said. “Women love the romanticism of those colours.” Orange in its many guises will continue to ralph lauren sale autumn, as will the hot pinks, which have had a long run in the fashion spotlight. “Retro is definitely not going away.It captures a lot of attention on the part of consumers. ” The mass merchant:Winners rolled its racks into montreal monday to preview its spring offerings to media and stylists. “Colour is the big story of the season, ” said pr manager colleen uncao.There are the classic blacks and whites, the life aquatic for blues mixed with pearlized and metallic accents, as well as the ongoing trend to saturated brights. Neutrals are all about textures like crocheted lace and are often ladylike and 20s inspired with dropped waists and cloche hats, she said. “Pastels and sorbets are fresh for spring. ” Uncao predicts bright jeans will have mass appeal this spring, for women, men and kids. The sport trend is also big for winners, with techno jackets, mesh inlays, and little tennis dresses.