Look on the bright side! As Kate Middleton and Anne Hathaway step out in stunning yellow ensembles, online searches for dresses in summer’s hottest color jump 140%
- Fashion Experts Say Yellow Is The Color Of The Season With Searches Rising
- Thanks to Kate Middleton and celebrities like Anne Hathaway, color is in it
- Online data showed a 200pc increase for a ‘yellow wedding guest dress’
It’s official, yellow is one of the key shades of the season. The impactful shade has been worn by an array of royalty and celebrities in recent weeks.
Thanks to Kate Middleton’s lemon Emilia Wickstead dress at the Queen’s Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving and Anne Hathaway’s bold yellow choice at a Bvlgari dinner in Paris this week, this shade is now a hugely popular summer option.
Analysis of Google Trend data has shown that since the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in her stunning dress last Friday, there has been a 140% increase in searches for yellow dresses and a 200% increase in “yellow dresses”. ‘yellow wedding guests’.
Meanwhile, searches for yellow heels have increased by 170% and yellow fascinators by 300%, according to research by luxury cashmere brand N.Peal.
The Duchess of Cambridge carries Emilia Wickstead to the Thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral in London earlier this month for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations
Anne Hataway in an oversized yellow Valentino shirt and matching shorts at the Bvlgari Eden le Jardin des Merveilles event this week, in Paris
Even at 76, Helen Mirren shows she can wear yellow by wearing Carolina Herrera at the New York screening of ‘The Duke’ earlier this year
Eva Longoria chooses yellow at this year’s MOCA Gala at the Geffen Contemporary in Los Angeles on June 4
Celebrity stylist Rochelle White told FEMAIL: “Yellow always seems to get more love and popularity during the spring/summer months. The color signifies happiness and warmth.
“It’s a color that can be found in street fashion, high fashion and even home decor. As for yellow, it suits many skin tones and is a color for everyone.
‘You can never go wrong with color as it can be mixed and matched with different shades and can suit any look – sophisticated to sporty to casual.
“It can be matched and paired with other bright colors like pink and green to give an eye-catching look without being too over the top. It’s a color trend that’s simple and can brighten up your wardrobe.
Kate paired her stunning lemon dress with a Philip Treacy hat – a favorite milliner of the royal family – and £560 brown Gianvito Rossi pumps, which she has in at least six colours.
The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, has long been a fan of Emilia Wickstead’s dresses and has worn them on dozens of occasions, most recently at a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.
Lady Gaga wears Lemon Rodarte at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party in Los Angeles earlier this year
Laura Whitmore in Canary Yellow at the 75th EE British Academy Film Awards, at the Royal Albert Hall, London this year
Elizabeth Hurley posed for photos in a canary yellow Versace dress on her Instagram page this weekend for her birthday, writing, “Happy birthday to meeeeeee 2022!”
In a sweet tribute to the Queen, Kate sported a pair of Her Majesty’s earrings, which she previously wore to Prince Philip’s funeral and Remembrance Sunday service in 2016.
The Bahrain Pearl Diamond Drop Earrings are from Her Majesty’s private collection and were also worn by Diana in 1982. The earrings were made from pearls given to the Queen and Philip by the Sovereign of Bahrain at the time of their marriage in 1947.
Kate tied her brunette hair up in a sleek low braided bun and opted for natural makeup today, pairing pink lip gloss with smokey eyes and a light layer of foundation.
Meanwhile, Anne Hathaway was the beaming star that she is as the actress wore a sunny yellow overcoat and shorts combo to the Bvlgari Eden le Jardin des Merveilles event in Paris on Monday.
The star, 39, lit up the room in an eye-catching button-down cape-shirt paired with an opulent crystal necklace. She further accessorized her look with chunky bracelets and rings.
Anne opted for clean makeup to highlight her glamorous aesthetic, opting for dark eyes and peachy pink lipstick.
The stunner wore her chestnut locks up in a sleek bun, leaving some face-framing locks.