Friday, December 7, 2012

Color of 2013

Pantone has announced that the IT color of 2013 will be Emerald Green. The cooler, radiant, lush  jewel tone is much different from its lively, vibrant, bright predecessor, Tangerine Tango and I think it's a welcomed change. Pantone had this to say about its selection,

"Emerald, a vivid verdant green, enhances our sense of well-being further by inspiring insight as well as promoting balance and harmony. Most often associated with brilliant, precious gemstones, the perception of Emerald is sophisticated and luxurious. Since antiquity, this luminous, magnificent hue has been the color of beauty and new life in many cultures and religions. Also the color of growth, renewal and prosperity, no other color conveys regeneration more than green. For centuries, many countries have chosen green to represent healing and unity...This powerful and universally-appealing tone translates easily to both fashion and home interiors."

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2013 - Emerald 17-5641
 PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2013 - Emerald 17-5641

I must admit I also like Pantone's choice because the shade works well with my dark brown hair and eye and looks absolutely beautiful with many skin shades and eye colors. It's also a gorgeous color to add into not only your wardrobe but your home decor.

PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2013 - Emerald 17-5641PANTONE COLOR OF THE YEAR 2013 - Emerald 17-5641

 You can read more about Pantone and it's annual selection here

 What are your thoughts on 2013's color? 
Love it or Not Loving it?
 Photos via Pantone


Jennifer said...

Pretty but I'm not done with burgundy yet ;)

xo Jennifer

Filipa said...

yes, please!
Love it!

Sam said...

Hi dear, you're always keeping me up to date with colour trends, thanks you for that. I am so excited that Emerald green will be having its moment!

Meera said...

I absolutely love the color of the year. Emerald green is so chic, and it is such a unique color for 2013. This is such a lovely post!

xoxo, Meera |

life is style said...

great blog, just found you.
following now, hope you do the same..
pretty, kisses :)

Milex said...

I absolutly love it

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