Color Obsession: Brown = The New Black?

This spring's color palette is bright with oranges, yellows and pinks, but I'm gravitating to all shades of brown.  Perhaps 'the new black', it works well with every color in a softer sort of way.   The color itself symbolizes wholesomeness, stability and approachability.  Who couldn't use a little or a lot of that?!  Presently, I know I could...

 Take a look at some of my favorite "brown" finds: