Welcoming a renewed year with a calming and timeless classic blue, the Pantone color of the year has already started trickling to the runways and beauty looks.
Charging up the hazy sky and the vast ocean with a charge of serenity in classic blue, this thought-provoking 2020 Pantone is yet another nature-defining tone and it’s greatly influencing fashion and beauty in a series of upcoming trends. “Imbued with deep resonance, Classic Blue provides an anchoring foundation,” shares Leatrice Eiseman, Pantone Color Institute Executive Director. “A boundless blue evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky, Classic Blue encourages us to look beyond our thinking; challenging us to think more deeply, increase our perspective and open the flow of communication.”
Before we land to a classic shade, radiant and millennial colors have dominated the previous years: Chili Pepper for 2007, Blue Iris for 2008, Mimosa for 2009, Turquoise for 2010, Honeysuckle for 2011, Tangerine Tango for 2012, Emerald for 2013, Radiant Orchid for 2014, Marsala for 2015, Rose Quartz for 2016, Greenery for 2017, Ultra Violet for 2018, Living Coral for 2019, and finally Classic Blue for 2020. Usually a sign of things to come, these colors have resulted in tangible realizations that have to an effect dictated the world’s disposition and point-of-view.
As eloquent visionaries, designers have painted the 2020 runways with a refreshing take on classic blue. From the runways of Giorgio Armani Pre-Fall 2020, Dior Men Pre-Fall 2020, and Gucci Spring 2020, the Pantone color of the year serves both a contrast of invigorating warmth and cool vibe for fashion forward individuals.
If you’re already on the look out for classic blue items, you won’t find a difficult time to shop as these brands have got the perfect pieces to achieve consistency in color for the rest of your 2020. Who knows, some of these pieces might already be in your wardrobe, you just have to recalibrate your senses for the year ahead.
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1 Knit Midi Dress by ZARA. 2 Nautical Cap by MANGO. 3 Nylon Clutch by BERSHKA. 4 Blue Blood Palette by JEFFREE STAR COSMETICS. 5 Water Bank Hydro Cream by LANEIGE. 6 Costa Azzurra Eau De Parfum by TOM FORD. 7 Metallic Animal Print High-Heel Sandals by ZARA.