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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Pantone Color of the Year: Greenery

When you see the phrase Pantone 15-0343 it probably doesn't mean anything to you at all. And, quite frankly, it doesn't mean much to me either. I wouldn't have guessed that the 2017 Pantone color of the year was going to be Greenery, but the more I learn about it, the more I like it! But let me first remind you of the most recent Pantone colors that I've liked.

Do you remember the Pantone colors of years past? Last year we were blessed with not one, but two Pantone colors: Rose Quartz & Serenity. Those colors were definitely my two favorites. And the year before that, we were introduced to Marsala. I remember seeing Marsala everything, everywhere! It's still a shade that holds up over time. Do you remember Radiant Orchid from 2014? It was a bold statement maker, which is pretty similar to this year's color. Even though 2013's Emerald was probably my least favorite Pantone color in recent years, it still had its place in fashion.

The color Greenery symbolizes new beginnings with its refreshing and revitalizing shade. The yellow-green shade is considered to be nature's neutral. And although you might connect it with the first blooms of spring, it's really quite appropriate for the first blooms of life, which many equate to the start of the new year. It's all about the "pursuit of personal passions and vitality" so you really can't be anything but optimistic when you see (or wear) this green shade.

Here are some Greenery pieces that I think you should consider adding to your wardrobe in 2017 to get a little greener with the scenery (this is a song reference, btw). My favorites here are the Terror clutch and the acetate wood sunglasses, of course. But you really can't go wrong rocking any of these items in 2017, whether or not you follow the Pantone trends.
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  1. Love this shade of green, most don't like green, but I find it a gorgeous colour :) x

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  2. that nailcolor tho!
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  3. I had no idea this is the pantone color of the year! I do like it. It reminds me of Spring!

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    1. Right? Very spring-esque! Maybe it means spring will come early this year, lol.

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  4. I LOVED Marsala and Rose Quartz! Loving Greenery too - such a bright happy shade. Geniuses love green!

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    1. Rose Quartz/Serenity and Marsala were my favorites. But Greenery is growing on me.

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  5. I have one garment in that color... and that's all I need.
    I always laugh a little when I see the Pantone color of the year because its a fancy name... for a color we know.

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    1. LOL, so true. Greenery = green; rose quartz = pink; serenity = baby blue, lol.

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  6. I am a fan of green be it olive, hunter green or Kelly green, etc! But, I just love colour so it's good to me! Lovely new layout as well! Isn't Pipdig great? Happy New Year!

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  7. I love the color of the year this year! Such a refreshing take on the color options. I've also blogged about it. :)

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

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  8. I really like this color unlike last year's rose quartz

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  9. Such a gorgeous color... perfect for spring. Thanks for the informative article dear :)

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  10. Not into this color at all, but I am sure I can find some green in the spring. Thanks.

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