Emerald green is the color of the year

Emerald green is the color of the year

Like every year, also for 2013 Pantone has elected the new color of the year: the title this time went to the Emerald Green, that is the emerald green, which replaced the Tangerine Tango, king of 2012, as the most fashionable color.

Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, states: "Green is the most common color in nature: the human eye sees much more green than all the other colors in the spectrum". It is no coincidence that today the "green" is the symbol of attention to nature and the culture of environmental sustainability, one of the most debated and popular nodes of the reality we live in these years.

Generally associated with the brilliant and precious gems from which it takes its name, emerald green is also perceived as a symbolic color of luxury and refinement. "Since ancient times this luminous and magnificent tone has been the color of beauty and new life in many cultures and religions", Pantone's color experts explain. Green is also the color of growth, regeneration and prosperity. For centuries, many countries have chosen green to represent rebirth and unity.

“Even today, the multifaceted emerald green continues to strike and fascinate. From a symbolic point of view, this color recalls purity and renewal, so important in today's very complex world. This powerful and universal tone can be easily interpreted both in the reality of fashion and in that of design ", the experts add.

In fact, there are many fashion collections that have anticipated the trend for this spring and summer, and green has long been one of the most popular colors in design and furnishing objects.

Emerald green can be easily combined with all the other shades of green, from sage to petrol green, from chartreuse green to oil, all colors that together with the emerald will enjoy great popularity in 2013. In addition, the green, if combined with blue, takes on a particularly refined allure. Together with the yellow it makes any look or sunny and brilliant atmosphere: there is to swear that these too will be among the trendiest combinations of 2012.

Category: Fashion
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