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The In Box by Susan Martin

We’ve seen yellow on the runways and red carpets, and now the sunny shade is showing up in spring clothing and accessories. People StyleWatch magazine even calls it “the color of the moment.” § Whether you wear it as a single piece, part of a print or just a pop, it’s certain to add some cheer – even if it just hangs in your closet until warmer days. § Just think: Before long the daffodils will be coming up, too.

Top it off: Yellow cocoon jacket is part of the Liz Claiborne spring collection for J.C. Penney. Priced $90.

Long story: Yellow maxi dress with black and white flowers is from Chaps. Originally priced $110-$125 at

Leader of the pack: Medium-size buckle-pocket nylon backpack is from the new T by Talbots collection. Priced $109 at

Snap your fingers: Orly Color Amp’d nail polish in LA Sunshine will tide you over until spring. Priced $9.99 at Target,

So spring: Dress with grosgrain ribbon accents is fashioned in limelight cotton lace, a slightly bright shade of yellow. Priced $149-$159 at Lands’ End,

Right note: Jennifer Hudson hit the Oscars red carpet in a strapless yellow Romona Keveza gown.

Bright spot: TV personality Shaun Robinson wore a gown in can’t-miss yellow at last Sunday’s Academy Awards.

Wake-up call: Designer Michael Kors sent this bold outfit down the runway during the spring 2015 fashion previews in New York.

Fresh picked: Designer Michael Kors’ take on florals includes this feminine skirt for spring.

No wallflower: Ralph Lauren showcased this dreamy gown during his spring 2015 runway show last fall.