How to Wear Pantone Color of the Year Rose Quartz

Winter Layering in Blush styled by Prosecco & Plaid

PHOTOGRAPHY BY CRAIG MACKAY

Faux Fur Coat / Ann Taylor Cable Knit Sweater / Paige Jeans / Ankle Boots-sold out Similar here / Ann Taylor Blanket Scarf / Henri Bendel ToteSimilar Hat

At first glance I wasn’t particularly excited by Pantone’s 2016 Color of the Year Rose Quartz and Serenity. I’ve always assumed I can’t wear pastels because years ago someone told me they didn’t work with my skin tone. I’ve discovered that’s really not the case (and that you shouldn’t let people tell you what you can and can’t wear!). As I read about the thinking behind Pantone’s 2016 colors, “Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, bringing feelings of respite and relaxation even in turbulent times” I couldn’t help but feel drawn to them. While the two colors together make a pretty pair, I also love monochromatic looks in either shade. Their softness and warm/cool balance make both colors wearable for anyone. And this pretty pink just makes me excited for spring (as snow flurries fall outside my window). Here’s to a 2016 filled with more compassion, relaxation, tranquility and peace. Happy Monday. xx

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13 Comments

  1. pretty psyched about this pantone color, it’s gorgeous! and I love how you styled all these pieces — that coat is amazing! happy new year!!

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    • Jessica wrote:

      Me too! Excited about serenity too. Happy New Year Blair! xx

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  2. Helen wrote:

    Just beautiful. I love this look. Time to invest in some blush pink for my wardrobe I think! Feeling inspired.

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  3. Preeti wrote:

    love this shade!! i wore it on my blog today too! love how you styled it!

    xoxo, Preeti
    http://www.ninesto5.com

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  4. Samantha wrote:

    Such a great outfit and great ways of incorporating Pantone’s color of the year! — SC at http://www.samanthachic.com

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  5. Natali wrote:

    This blanket scarf and coat are major pieces and you’ve just inspired me on how to style my newly bought pink coat. 🙂

    http://lartoffashion.com

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  6. Ally wrote:

    Your shaggy fur coat is amazing!

    Xo Ally

    http://www.allysoninwonderland.com

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  7. Love this neutral look! I need those booties and hat in my life this year! Happy New Year!
    xoxo – katestylepetite.com

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  8. Milo wrote:

    Those photos are stunning!
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  9. Amazing outfit! Love your jacket! Great look!
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