Pantone as an authority of fashion colors broke the tradition for the first time. There is not only one color of the year 2016. But there are two colors of the year 2016 – Rose Quartz & Serenity.
Colorful fashion trends for the year 2016 are coming with new TOP colors of the year. Fashion retailers, fashion creators, interior designers, but also hairdressers and fashion journalists anxiously await which color is going to be color of the year. Eventhough that there are several color fashion samplers from various companies, Pantone is the biggest authority for many years. The year 2016 is for Pantone special. For the first time, this company broke the tradition and there is not only one color of the year 2016 But there are two colors of the year. It is pastel shade of old pink color with a name Rose Quartz (13-1520) and pastel blue which’s named Serenity (15-3919). Pantone goes even further. Because color of the year for the year 2016 is actually a combination of those two colors. Although both fashion colors of the year 2016 are applicable individualy, they get you in combinations with each other, in combinations with other 10 colors Pantone for the year 2016 or combined with other various range of fashion colors.
Color of the year 2016 – Rose Quartz & Serenity
A whole range of fashion colors Pantone for spring and summer 2016 (Pantone Spring 2016) is about softness of colors. It is not only about traditional pastels, but also about positively adjusted shiny colors or vivid dark or differently gently graved colors. When I tried to guess, which one of the top 10 colors will Pantone choose as a color of the year 2016, I surprisingly and exactly guessed it. I told myself, that it’s hard to decide between pink Rose Quartz and gray-blue-purple Serenity. And there was no decision at all. Color of the year, or Pantone Color of the Year, is change to colors of the year 2016. And why not!
According to people, who are behind the selection of colors 2016 Rose Quartz and Serenity, it really is all about blending these two fascinating colors and this creates more and more new shades, which are moving this pink and gray-blue color to the purple pastels. Colors of the year 2016 Rose Quartz and Serenity have to be the antithesis in the modern era which is full of stress. There are pleasant, calming and we can say antistress colors. They are mutually balanced, but at the same time they point on the duality, which can combine together and it can blur our perception of the world. Exactly like it is in our real life, where is reduced the difference between man and woman. In fashion is this trend more and more noticeable. It is not about typical feminization of women’s wardrobe and simultaneously about masculinization of the men’s one. It is a higher level of ugly word, which is unisex or even less favorite word gender.
Colors of the year 2016 has a lot of many options for combinations
Colors of the year 2016 Rose Quartz and Serenity have many options for combinations not just between each other, but also with other colors. Pantone introduced eight samplers, which you will use when combining color of the year 2016, more precisely colors of the year with other colors in your wardrobe, when furnishing interior, planning colorful flowering flowerbeds in the garden, but also when creating multicolor hairstyles and hair highlights. Hair is not longer afraid of colors, unfortunately costumers are. Hopefully it is going to change thanks to the amazing wellness colors, which are colors of the year Rose Quartz and Serenity.
Source of pics: Pantone, hairstyle by Audrey Adrine