Juicy orange – not just for half-time at kids’ sport

If you’ve got school-age kids who play Saturday morning sport, you’ve probably been charged with supplying cut-up oranges so they can have a refreshing half-time energy boost. Seeing those little hands greedily grabbing for a hit of juicy goodness makes the chopping of bags full of citrus oh-so worthwhile.

But now’s the time to enjoy a refreshing hit of tasty tang for yourself, without the tell-tale drips and dribbles on your chin.

The Pantone Institute has released its must-have colours for Spring 2012, and at the top of the list: Tangerine Tango PANTONE 17-1463, which they’ve crowned ‘Colour Of The Year‘.


Here are 5 fresh ways to squeeze on some just-in-season Tangerine juice.


1. Drape yourself in necklaces that make a statement.

Colette by Colette Hayman Neo $12.95, Diva Necklace $29.95

For 7 ways to wear a statement necklace without looking like you’ve raided the dress up box, click here.


2. Slip on a stunning maxi that skims and flatters.

Rebecca Thompson Maxi $431.50

Kookai Geo Maxi $260


3. Tie a silk scarf around your neck.

4. Paint your nails in vibrant orange hues.

(It’s official, an orange pedi makes you 27% more creative with shadow puppetry ;))

5. Add fire to your feet with orange-hued shoes.

ECCO Bouillon Sandals $239.95Rebecca Thompson Maxi $431.50

Spotted in Melbourne, you can check out this fox’s entire outfit here.


And if you’re still not convinced, listen to our man Frank Sinatra who said:

“Orange is the happiest colour”


For inspiration on what colours to mix with your orangey shades, click here.


Get the juicer out, ladies!

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