Australian spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend forecast

Your exclusive insight into the hottest Australian spring summer 2016/17 pastel fashion trend.

Pastel Trend 2016 Forecast with sugary sweet inspirations from pastel nail polish to pastel runway clothes on models.

Despite the fact that temperatures are only just beginning to drop here in sunny Brisbane, we're already emerging from the overwhelming influx of deep, rustic Autumn tones and jumping head first into the new Australian spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend.

This 2016/17 spring summer season, expect to see a sugary-sweet, pastel palette completely replace the more traditional, bright coloured, floral, Australian spring summer trends. This emerging Australian spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend, will be based on delicious, dessert inspired shades that will have you looking almost too good to eat.

Here in Australia, the spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend will focus on pastel tones plucked right from of our favourite ice-cream and candy flavours. From mint green to candy pink, this new pastel Australian spring summer 2016 trend will have you running to the candy shop to grab a sugary snack to match your gorgeous new look.

Other pastel colours on our radar for the Australian spring summer 2016/17 season are hydrangea blue, lemon chiffon, coral and taupe. Be sure to stay on the look out for more emerging, pastel tones and trends as we creep closer to the Australian spring summer season.

In 2016, this new pastel Spring Summer trend will steer clear of the bold prints and bright colours we are so accustomed to seeing dominate the warmer months here in sweltering Australia. This spring summer 2016/17 trend is all about femininity - and what better way to showcase our softer side than through an understated, sensual, pastel palette.

Prepare to see this spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend pop up just about everywhere from the runway, right to your home. We predict that not only will we be wearing pastel clothes this spring summer 2016/17, in Australia we expect to see this new trend in fashion, décor, shoes, accessories and even beauty. (Kissable, candy pink lips? We love the sound of that!)

Pastel Trend worn on the red carpet by celebrities such as Emily Blunt, Cate Blanchett, Heidi Klum and Alicia Vikander plus an inspiration of the office inspired by the pastel trend 2016/17

Pastels will be prominent in pretty much every Australian spring summer fashion trend. However, our Australian forecast sees these pretty, pastel tones slipping into some of 2016's biggest spring summer styles such as slip dresses, stripes, sequins, bomber jackets and frilly, romantic detailing.

We've already seen a handful of Hollywood's hottest stars rock this stunning, spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend. Beauties including Emily Blunt, Cate Blanchett, Heidi Klum and Alicia Vikander showcased stylish spring summer 2016/17 inspired, pastel gowns at the Oscar's earlier this year. (Talk about staying ahead of the game!)

This spring summer 2016/17 pastel trend has definitely hit home in a big way here in Australia, and we have decided to follow the lead of these lovely ladies by planning a season ahead! We're a little obsessed with the sugary sweet goodness that we're starting to put together our very own Australian spring summer 2016/17 pastel looks right away. The candy craze cannot start soon enough.

Words: Sophie Catsoulis