Summer Color Trend: Fuchsia


Sunny skies call for shedding your basic black. We’re seeing this “it” color all over the city—from patent leather peep toes to bow bedecked jackets.

Dress Up

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Adam Lippes, one half of now-defunct Adam + Eve, has launched his own line, Adam. We love this button-down silk dress in dip-dyed ombre that’s the perfect easy summer dress—wear it loose or give it shape by cinching the smock waist tie. $464; Romi Boutique, 2512 Sacramento St., 415-922-7664

In the Bag

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Salvatore Ferragamo’s fuchsia patent leather tote is a great everyday bag, but it’s roomy enough to double as a beach tote. Lined with canvas, it’s also a snap to clean. $860; Saks Fifth Avenue, 384 Post St., 415-986-4300

Well Heeled

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We’ll understand if you want to ease into this color trend with a subtler statement south of your ankles. Try AK Anne Klein’s Foxie peep-toe patent leather pumps in fuchsia-and-orange, with its sweet two-tone bow detail. $89; Macy’s, O’Farrell St., 415-397-3333

Short Stuff

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Cover up in a splash of vivid color with this fuchsia Conspicuous Baby Bow Jacket. The double-breasted, elbow-length cotton style is accented with black buttons, inverted pleats and small bows on each sleeve. $208; Nordstrom Stonestown Galleria, 285 Winston Dr., 415-753-1344

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