Classic Blue: A Mood for 2020

When Pantone unveiled their Color of the Year last month, we couldn’t have been more over the moon! Classic Blue (19-4052) is as described by Pantone,

Instilling calm, confidence, and connection, this enduring blue hue highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.

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This reassuring and hopeful color is just the type of subtle optimism we’ll be looking for in the year, and we’ve found a few inspirations for our readers below:

 

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Gene Tierney in a stunning swimsuit that’s as blue as the ocean’s deepest depths.

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Navy Bird Floral Tankard Mug, $10 at Katie Alice

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Chinoiserie Fan, $9.99 a pack of twelve at Oriental Trading Company

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Poppy Retro Oxfords, $170 at Royal Vintage

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Pair classic blue with cream and rustic red for an ultra vintage feel, a la this La Vie Parisienne magazine cover from 1927.

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Vintage Dooney & Bourke crossbody navy bag, $89 at Etsy

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On the lighter side, blue is still a classic as shown in this beautiful coat worn by our darling Lindsay Karlsson of It’s a Charming Life!

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Blue and white, the perfect pair of neutrals.

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Take pride in homegrown beauties with this whimsical rustic pennant from Laurel Mercantile!

Home Grown Pennant, $25 at Laurel Mercantile Co.

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All of the Royal Check, please! Various Royal Check collection, starting at $49.99 at MacKenzie Childs

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Wind down after a long day with the restful hues of this blooming blues. Juliet Rose Wreath Blue Wool-Hooked Rug, starting from $100 at Rifle Paper Co.

Are you thrilled for this year’s Color? Tell us what your favorite color is below and if it happens to be classic blue, too!

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