Every year since 2000, PANTONE chooses a simbolic color selection, that captures what we will see this year in our culture; as an attitude and mindset expression. But, ¿How are we to adapt this trend to our daily life?
For the first time, PANTONE has selected the blend of two shades, Rose Quartz and Serenity, as the PANTONE Color of the Year 2016. Rose Quartz is a subtle but persuasive hue that recalls compassion and a sense of composture. Serenity is ethereal and light, like the sky, and brings relaxation and rest to us, even in the most turbulent times.
These two colours, psicologically, fill our need for security and trust, since consumers look for an antidote for daily stress. Thus, together, Rose Quartz and Serenity create a balance between the warm pink color and the quiet blue, reflecting well-being and an orderly peaceful feeling..
Also, this blend of pink and blue defies the traditional association of color with gender. Right now fashion is gradually losing the conception of gender, and this fact is present as well in design color trends. Along with social movements for equality and gender fluidity, the consumer is becoming more comfortable with the use of color as self-expression; in a generation less and less worried about judgement or labels; because the digital world has opened up the doors towards other cultures.
Here we show different ways in which you can combine Rose Quartz and Serenity so you can incorporate them in your daily life.
¿How can you add Rose Quartz and Serenity in our outfits?
Both colors have been the star of Spring/Summer 2016 runways, as we can see in Chanel’s Cruise Collection.
For the most daring and trend-setters, a total look based in the colors of the year is the best choice. Make sure to match it with accessories in neutral colors such as nude, taupe, or light grey; so you don’t overload your outfit. Keep away from black in order to avoid a look that’s too deep.
If you’d rather keep the outfit simpler, you can easily turn an item in Rose Quartz or Serenity into the star of the show, and keep the rest of the outfit in a neutral color: taupe, camel, black, white, grey… Choose a bag or shoes in Serenity or Rose Quartz and let them shine both for the office or dinner.
Add a touch of color to your home with trendy items so your whole environment breathes modernity.
You can chose either the boldest option: a smokey eye look blending Rose Quartz and Serenity, perfect for summer days; or an ombre nailpolish look; or even a colorful perfume, for those more delicate and discreet.
You have thousands of choices in all the trendy areas so you can incorporate PANTONE Color of the Year 2016 everyday, either in Rose Quartz or Serenity. ¡Add some color to your life!