Color is obviously critical to clothing, shoes, handbags, and fashion accessories. Stay on trend with the hottest colors for the coming year. If you are looking for Pantone's thoughts on which color is most important for 2020, look no further. Their selection for the color of the year 2020 has been announced.
A timeless and enduring blue hue, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is elegant in its simplicity. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, the reassuring qualities of the thought-provoking PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue highlight our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.
A reflective blue tone, Classic Blue fosters resilience.
Imprinted in our psyches as a restful color, Classic Blue brings a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit, offering refuge. Aiding concentration and bringing laser like clarity. This color helps re-center our thoughts.
Pantone has created five unique color palettes featuring PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue to help you bring this year’s special shade into your designs. Each palette conveys a different mood, illustrating the versatility of Classic Blue, and is supported by three suggested color combinations.
Color Pallet Concepts Available at Pantone:
Ponder - Surrounded by a palette of cool blues and an array of warm and soothing shades, thoughtful and meditative PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue helps induce a gently calming effect and feelings of peaceful tranquility to the human spirit.
Snorkel - Evocative of a bliss-filled tropical paradise, the enchanting color story in Snorkel transports us to an idyllic destination. The addition of a classic black and white creates a dramatic contrast with the depth and strength of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, providing the anchoring foundation.
Desert Twilight - Suggestive of the early evening sky, the boundless PANTONE Classic Blue 19-4052 creates an elegant backdrop for a glittery grouping of sophisticated shades painted across the sky, adding illuminating sparkle to a Desert Twilight.
Exotic Tastes - An intriguing and adventurous potpourri of tastes and colors reflective of natural seasonings, condiments and blue foods. Foods in blue similar to PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue are rich in anthocyanins, and with their relationship to wellness and self-care, help to build a solid foundation, acting as a form of protection for good health.
Untraditional - Nothing says untraditional better than an unusual and unexpected palette of colors. Standing at the helm is PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue, a foundational shade that sets the stage for unique combinations and fun color mixes, as well as other outrageous and surprisingly shimmery fashion statements.
Fashion designers are welcome to develop their own color pallets around classic blue. Above are simply a few color harmonies that Pantone has put together for guidance.