Let's start by defining what a "PANTONE COLOR" is and how it works.
"Pantone is a standardized color matching system, utilizing the Pantone numbering system for identifying colors. By standardizing the colors, different m
anufacturers in different locations can all reference a Pantone numbered color, making sure colors match without direct contact with one another."
Every year, a different color is deemed the "Pantone Color of the Year", this is how it's decided...
"The color of the year selection is a very thoughtful process. To arrive at the selection, Pantone quite literally combs the world looking for color influences. This can include the entertainment industry and films that are in production, traveling art collections, hot new artists, popular travel destinations and other socio-economic conditions. Influences may also stem from technology, availability of new textures and effects that impact color, and even upcoming sports events that capture worldwide attention."
Now that you know what a pantone color is and how it is chosen, it's time to tell you what this years pantone color is *DRUM ROLL PLEASE*.....
If you haven't noticed already, 2012 is going to be a VIBRANT year! Tangerine has been dominating window displays, magazines, and runways! Being a bright, bold color some of us may be too intimidated to put wear TANGERINE clothing, makeup or hair. But fret no more! Artists Within has put together some makeup, hair and clothing ideas to introduce you to TANGERINE and allow you to drift off into a fluffy cloud of tangerine colored threads and strands, bold lips, brights eyes and traffic stopping cheeks!
This energizing color will add a bright punch to those beaufitul peepers, especially those blued eyed gals- remember your complimentary colors!
Tangerine locks can be high maintenance. Marcia Cross and Christina Hendricks have commited to wearing the bold color and we LOVE IT! It's bright, it's sassy, it's fun but still has a classic beauty to tell!
These two lassies have slightly different tones of tangerine, unique to their individual qualities.
Clothing is certainly less commital than coloring your hair. Crystal has tips on how to wear tangerine and what to pair it withStart with the dress to add a PUNCH of color! This will be your accent color.
To keep it more casual (and warm) pair it with these leggings...
And these adorable little wedge mules...
So go to the salon, color your hair, get online to WWW.SHOPBOP.com , get the garb, come to Artists Within, call/email us to get your tangerine makeup and you are good to go! You will make the PANTONE people so proud!
Happy Thursday, almost Friday!
THe Artists Within "Tangerine" Team xo