Pantone Colors of the Year: Wear Now / Wear Later

Pantone announces its “color of the year” for 2016. And, in an unprecedented move, the color authority selected two colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity, shades of pale pink and baby blue.

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Pantone explains that its color of the year is “a symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude.”

Rose Quartz is described as, “a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure,” while Serenity is “weightless and airy…bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times.”

Easy to pair and wear, shop the trend now or – for those looking forward to spring, “wear later” options for the upcoming season.

WEAR NOW: Rose Quartz and Serenity Items for Autumn/Winter ’15

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WEAR NOW: Rose Quartz and Serenity Items for Autumn/Winter ’15

1. Artisan Gems light pink layered marquise statement earrings ($34) artisangemsboutique.com

2. Liz Palacios enameled pink multi layered flower Swarovski Crystal center ring ($60) artisangemsboutique.com @artisangems

3. Repetto venus patent “Cendrillon” ($295) repetto.com

4. eyebobs “Jail Bait” readers ($79) eyebobs.com @eyebobs

5. Wool and the Gang DIY knit kits ($25+) woolandthegang.com

6. Wool and the Gang ready-made “Lucy” beanie ($71) woolandthegang.com @woolandthegang

7. Lafont PHEDRE ($415) viziooptic.com @viziooptic

8. Verloop color block touchscreen gloves ($29) verloopknits.com @verloopknits

WEAR LATER: ROSE QUARTZ AND SERENITY ITEMS FOR SPRING/SUMMER ’16

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1. Panache | 2. Lafont | 3. Artisan Gems | 4. Repetto | 5. Wool and the Gang | 6. Repetto

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