I have always followed my heart when deciding what colors to use in my jewelry or deciding what to wear each season. However, I believe that trends give us and opportunity to explore new options and to freshen up our ideas.
Pantone Autumn / Fall 2010 color trends as published by http://www.fashionising.com/trends/b--Autumn-Fall-2010-color-trends-3206.html#pantone
So, question for you! Do you follow your heart or do you follow the trends? Keep in mind that the trends are determined by a group of designers and color experts read about how Pantone does it here http://www.pantone.com/pages/pantone/pantone.aspx?pg=19306&ca=10