Every year Pantone Color Institute experts choose ‘the color of the year’. They have just announced their latest selection for 2017 — greenery. According to Pantone, the bright yellow-green shade of 'Greenery' symbolizes the «reconnection of humans with nature».
Pantone experts state that the green hue seeks to "revive, restore, and renew» all the spheres of life. The zesty yellow-green shade reminds of the feeling of the first days of spring, recalling the first signs of nature. The main feature of great outdoors, ‘greenery’ subtly suggests a deep breath of fresh air and a reinvigoration for a new year.
‘Greenery’ is a versatile shade that lends itself to a variety of color combinations. It can be paired with neutrals, brights, deeper shades, pastels and metallics.
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Greenery has already made appearances on the Spring 2017 runways, standing out in the collections of designers like Balenciaga and Sies Marjan. As the new year kicks off, it'll only be a matter of time before the beauty and interior design industries start picking up on the bright green hue, so get ready to reconnect with nature in 2017.
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