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.
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:
Gene Tierney in a stunning swimsuit that’s as blue as the ocean’s deepest depths.
Navy Bird Floral Tankard Mug, $10 at Katie Alice
Chinoiserie Fan, $9.99 a pack of twelve at Oriental Trading Company
Poppy Retro Oxfords, $170 at Royal Vintage
Pair classic blue with cream and rustic red for an ultra vintage feel, a la this La Vie Parisienne magazine cover from 1927.
Vintage Dooney & Bourke crossbody navy bag, $89 at Etsy
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!
Blue and white, the perfect pair of neutrals.
Take pride in homegrown beauties with this whimsical rustic pennant from Laurel Mercantile!
Home Grown Pennant, $25 at Laurel Mercantile Co.
All of the Royal Check, please! Various Royal Check collection, starting at $49.99 at MacKenzie Childs
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!
2 thoughts on “Classic Blue: A Mood for 2020”
Love the new color of the year! It’s exactly the color I want to decorate my house in this year.
This really is such a pretty color and MOOD, that Marjorie Gals have already been feeling. Thanks for including my blue dress photos! Xx – Lindsay Dianne