The 2012 Color of the Year is ~
Honeysuckle is out and Tangerine Tango is IN. The experts at Pantone have chosen this vivacious reddish orange to continue the trend towards upbeat, energetic colors that recharge.
"Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy", explains Leatrice Eiseman of Pantone.
|Charlotte Ronson, Tommy Hilfiger, Peter Som, Derek Lam|
Living with an energetic color may require some getting used to for some, but others feel perfectly at home enveloped in it. As with everything, if you're just dipping your toes in the orange waters, go slowly...baby steps. Start with accessories; a knick knack here or there;
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If your comfortable with that, you can drive right in. If a bold statement is your goal, tangerine's sultry, spicy color is a hit. This hue happens to be flattering to skin as well, so you'll look like you have a dewy glow. Now, if it could only take 10 pounds off!