Did you know that car makers are looking to fashion for color inspiration?
Runway season is "the time when we're actually trying to confirm our own design forecasts," Jon Hall, Ford Motor Co.'s chief paint designer said. "But we're also looking for big trends of what collectively the fashion designers are doing, whether that's transparent overlays or more pastel colors or darker colors or whatever it might be." He attended about ten shows in September, including Carolina Herrera (left) and Helmut Lang. Good to know!