Pantone releases 2 colors of the year for 2016

The Pantone Color of 2016 Is...
The Pantone Color of 2016 Is...

For the first time ever, Pantone has released not one but two colors of the year for 2016 -- Rose Quartz and Serenity. The hues, which are beautiful pastels shades of pale pink and light blue, are somewhat reminiscent of baby announcements, but the color authorities at Pantone say that's not what they intend for you to call to mind.

Rose Quartz was chosen for its rosy warmth, and Serenity was chosen for its tranquility.

Pantone Color of the Year
Pantone Color of the Year

According to the Pantone report, the colors are meant to be worn together. "Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace."

Shop the 2016 colors below:

The announcement is one the fashion and design industries watch closely, as the colors are guaranteed to rule our homes and wardrobes for the next year.

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