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The top 10 PANTONE colors for Spring 2016 blend both soft and bold unisex tones, defying typical cultural and gender norms to usher in a new season with more uplifting color palette, and we couldn’t be more excited! As Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman of the PANTONE Color Institute tells us, Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves.

PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz

Gentle, soothing, and calming, this soft shade reminds us of blushing cheeks or the first budding flowers of spring. Let this serene, ethereal color take you to away to a place of lightheartedness reminiscent of the spring and summer months.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 16-1548 Peach Echo

PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

                                   PANTONE 16-3905 Lilac Gray

PANTONE 16-1548 Peach Echo

A shade that evokes all of the playfulness of orange, but emanates warmer, friendlier qualities.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz

PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

PANTONE 16-3905 Lilac Gray

 

PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

This light, airy blue is evocative of the sky above us, and brings a sense of comfort and calm. Take a breather with this transcendent shade, and feel a sense of relief in even the most hectic times.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 12-0752 Buttercup

PANTONE 19-4049 Snorkel Blue

                                  PANTONE 16-1548 Peach Echo

 

PANTONE 19-4049 Snorkel Blue

A happier, more energetic navy tone. This maritime blue is tranquil, yet striking, and encourages relaxation and escape.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 12-0752 Buttercup

PANTONE 15-1040 Iced Coffee

PANTONE 16-1548 Peach Echo

 

PANTONE 12-0752 Buttercup

This bright pop of yellow adds some vibrant contrast to the rest of the soft, calm palette. Reminiscent of the summer sun, this color will transport the wearer to a happier place.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 19-4049 Snorkel Blue

PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

                                   PANTONE 16-3905 Lilac Gray

 

PANTONE 13-4810 Limpet Shell

A clean, slightly greenish aqua that is fresh and clear. Crisp with modern influences, this color is sure to evoke a mindful tranquility.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 15-1040 Iced Coffee

PANTONE 16-1548 Peach Echo

PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz

 

PANTONE 16-3905 Lilac Gray

Back to basics, the subtle lilac undertones of this shade add a certain edginess to the classic neutrality of gray.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 17-1564 Fiesta

PANTONE 15-0146 Green Flash

PANTONE 15-1040 Iced Coffee

PANTONE 17-1564 Fiesta

An energetic explosion of excitement, this color inspires free-spiritedness and adventure. This fiery red tone has a yellow base and provides a major contrast to the softer shades of the Spring 2016 color palette.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 19-4049 Snorkel Blue

PANTONE 15-0146 Green Flash

                                   PANTONE 13-4810 Limpet Shell

 

PANTONE 15-1040 Iced Coffee

Much like Lilac Gray, Iced Coffee is another strong, transitional neutral tone that will carry us through all of the seasons. This soft, subtle shade has an earthiness to it that makes it hard to go wrong when pairing with any of this season’s shades.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz

PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

                                   PANTONE 16-3905 Lilac Gray

 

PANTONE 15-0146 Green Flash

This envelope-pushing green shade is representative of the persistent influence of nature, even in more urban environments. This color implores the wearer to escape the mundane, and combines serendipitously with the rest of the palette in exciting, unexpected ways.

Pairs Well With:

PANTONE 19-4049 Snorkel Blue

                                   PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

                                   PANTONE 13-4810 Limpet Shell

 

 

*These prints are all available in the JLD-Studios collection – please Contact Us with any inquiries.