As we’ve mentioned, emerald green is going to loom large in the style consciousness this next year, at least according to the folks at Pantone. To prevent you from going green with envy (of green stuff), we’ve put together this guide to jewelry and clothes in our new favorite hue.
Every year, the people over at Pantone declare one color the color of the year. It’s the color you’re going to see a whole lot of for the next 12 months. This past year’s color was Tangerine Tango, but just this week, Pantone announced the color of 2013 — Emerald Green. We thought we’d give you a jump on the green trend by giving you six gorgeous emerald eyeshadows and nail polishes.
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How gorgeous and clever are these fresh tarts based on the Pantone color system? I love the intersection of baking and graphic design, even though it’s giving me a temporary case of synesthesia. My favorite flavor is blue, and my favorite color is banana! Wait, what? [Griottes]
Winter is about gray and drab colors. But it doesn’t have to be thanks to these Pantone-themed tin boxes. Add some color to your life with these handy and decorative items. Stack ‘em up to make a rainbow! Or stock up on them and use them as your holiday packaging (far more eco-friendly than wrapping paper).
If you weren’t already obsessed with the hue of Chanel’s Jade nail polish, then get ready to see more greenish-blue hues. Pantone just announced their chosen “Color Of The Year,” and it’s all about 15-5519 Turquoise in 2010. Last year, they chose Mimosa, a cheery yellow shade. It’s quite interesting that in a recession the forecasted looks are so bright, huh? Keep reading »
Yesterday was the official start of New York Fashion Week, when designers in the U.S. send their collections down the runway for Spring/Summer 2009. And every year Pantone, a company that makes color-related products for graphic designers, publishers, and other design-y people, forecasts each season’s color trends by talking to fashion designers about their collections. Here are some of the colors you can expect to see on the runway during this fashion week. Keep reading »