A Color for All Seasons – 2011’s Color of the Year: Honeysuckle

January 4, 2011

The New Year is looking bright…bright pink that is! Color authority, Pantone, announced that its color of the year for 2011 is a fabulously intense pink they are calling “honeysuckle.”

Pantone predicts that we will see this color on everything from designer dresses to pillows, product packaging, nail polish, sofas, appliances and even tech gadgets.

Honeysuckle is a shade of pink that will remind you of sherbet! With a hint of red and a little orange zest, designers see honeysuckle as a pick-me-up color that will wash away the blues.

Whether you wear it or decorate around it, there are many ways to incorporate this vivid color in the New Year.

Fashion: Wearing the vibrant Honeysuckle will give you healthy glow that is sure to get you noticed! Extremely versatile, the color can be found in both men’s and women’s fashions. It’s a striking hue that works well for day and night. Whether you wear Honeysuckle as a bold mini dress, accessorize with a bright handbag like cinda b’s Bella Fiore Raspberry Resorter, or simply wear it on your lips; this eye-catching color will make a huge impact.

Interior Design: Add a lively flair to your interior spaces with Honeysuckle patterned pillows, bedspreads, small appliances, and tabletop accessories.  Adding this pop of color will instantly update any look. Want to makeover a room on the cheap? Paint a wall in Honeysuckle for a dynamic burst of energy.

Do you see yourself wearing Honeysuckle in 2011? How about a Honeysuckle accent piece in your home? Let us know what you think about the new hue by leaving a comment below.

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