5 Ideas Featuring the Pantone Color of the Year 2016

It is the beginning of the year and you know what that means – time to get excited over Pantone color of the year, or in this case – colors. Unlike the previous year when marsala (a seductive shade of red, similar to burgundy) rocked our world, this year, the people of Pantone chosen two softer shades which blend perfectly into a harmonic unity – rose quartz and serenity. It is the perfect time to start obsessing about them and incorporate them into your home décor and fashion style.

We will leave the home décor aside for now, and have some fashion talks about rose quartz and serenity. Here are some ideas on how to include them into your style.

Pantone Red Quartz and Serenity

Unicorns Are Real – If You Ask Your Hair

If you like this blend of colors so much you want to keep them with you all the time, we have a great idea for you – unicorn hairstyle. Visit your hairdresser as soon as possible and ask him to create a unique and magical ombre using these shades. Be careful, though, this is a hairstyle only for the brave and the ones who believe that there are magical creatures if nowhere other, than in our imagination. It will be your perfect accessory and embellish whatever you are wearing, so you should not fear about ever looking boring.

Unicorn hair color!

Serenity in Your Wardrobe

The calm and relaxation of Pantone shades of the year should be incorporated into your wardrobe. Such soft colors are the perfect choice for spring/summer 2016. They make an ideal combination by themselves, so you do not have to think a lot about how to combine them. Still, it is better to opt for just one of them as dominant color and include the other through accessories and makeup. Because both chosen shades reflect the calmness and harmony with nature, you can amplify that harmony by opting for eco fashion.

Nailed It!

We all know that nail polishes are an accessory by themselves. They can be the unexpected twist to your outfit, when you want to keep it subtle, but still have some pop of color in the story. A stylish nail color is an icing on your look cake, and when you choose the color of the year it is the best icing there is. You can decide to use just one of the two Pantone’s shades or to combine them with ombre technique or by coloring five nails in rose quartz and five in serenity.

The Magic Is in the Details

Yes, nail polishes are great accessories, but the best accessories are – accessories. Refresh a dull clothing combination by adding a clutch in these two shades or in just one of them. Wear a little black dress and combine it with big conspicuous rose quartz earrings or bracelets. A pair of jeans and a serenity shade heals will make you stand out from the crowd.


Depending on your style, you can wear colored rhinestones jewelry, leather pieces or vintage rocks jewelry items. If you decide to wear the color combo through accessories, you should know that it pairs up well with rich browns, greens, purples and all shades of pink and yellow.

Paint Me with Rose & Serenity

Treat yourself with some new makeup products, but this time in rose quartz and serenity shades. Sure you cannot purchase a serenity foundation (that would be weird), but you can however acquire an eye shadows palette featuring these shades and, why not, even a bold lipstick? If you decide to buy a rose quartz-serenity lipstick, make sure you opt for indispensable matte shade to add a unique pop of color to your style.

Pantone Color
You do not have to be a fashion guru to see that these gentle airy tones can elevate your style in 2016. Just embrace this trend and find your own way to wear the warm rose tone and the tranquil blue.

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