Out with the Florals and on to the Corals for Spring 2012

LOS ANGELES, Feb 29, 2012/ — The expected showers and flowers of spring, give way to colors inspired by sun and surf, bringing with it colors that are reminiscent of a retreat on the islands.

Fun, fresh and even a bit flirty, the Coral pieces from the Spring 2012 collections by XCVI and Cj by Cookie Johnson are perfect to take with you on your dream vay-cay or to throw on for your day to day.

While providing a combination of style and comfort, garments from XCVI and Cj by Cookie Johnson are constructed to celebrate a bit of feminine flair. Not as brave as red or as vivid as pink, the Coral styles look great on nearly every skin tone and is pretty when paired with black, white and even grey.

Featured above:

* Naples Top in Spicy Mango from XCVI, crafted with Cambridge Lace and Cotton Mesh

* Joy Legging in Persimmon from Cj by Cookie Johnson, cut to flatter and forgive

No matter the season, XCVI is about luxury, wearability, comfort and style. The luxury of super-soft, breathable fabrics that drape without clinging, flattering the body. The wearability of clothes that mix-and-match or work as a complete ensemble.

XCVI creates clothes that can be worn every day – in a thousand different ways. Clothes that feel comfortable all day long. Styles that can be worn from day to evening, dressed up or down. XCVI is fashion you can live in.

Cj by Cookie Johnson is the premium jean line from Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Magic Johnson, and Michael Glasser, founder of Seven, Citizens and Rich & Skinny.

Cj boasts an All-Star line up of styles including skinny, boot-cut, straight leg, trouser, boyfriend and more. The line is available nationwide at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue and at hundreds of boutiques.