Pantone Color of the Year for 2015

Posted on Jan 1 2015 - 10:00am by girlyadmin

It’s that time for the Pantone color of the year for 2015!

It’s time to trade in 2014’s color which was Radiant Orchid, for this year’s color, Marsala.

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Pantone color of the year Source: hadleycourt.com

Just like the name, it’s a beautiful red wine color. This color is great because it is so versatile. It’s very earthy, and it’s appealing to both men and women. Executive Director for the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman, has said this about the beautiful Pantone color of the year:

“Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us into its embracing warmth.”

Well said! This color will be great not only in fashion, but in jewelry and makeup as well. I’m also excited to see this beautiful color on men! It’s so sultry, dramatic, rich and sophisticated.

Want to know how the Pantone color of the year was picked? Check out this video here from Leatrice Eiseman and Editorial Director, David Shah. This video not only explains why they picked this lovely color, but they talk about how it can be used in all areas of design. Check it out!

So start rocking this awesome Pantone color of the year, and have a happy New Year!

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