Just as they do every year, Pantone announced its pick for the hue that will be everywhere in the next 12 months. The choice is based on trends, culture, and even politics, giving you a sneak peek into what you'll be seeing all over your favorite street style blogs and home decor Pinterest boards. So, what is Pantone 2017 Color of the Year? It's technically "PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery," but you can call it simply "Greenery" for short.
Greenery, a fresh yellow-green hue based on "the essence of what we see taking place in our culture during a specific moment in time," according to a Pantone press release. It's also "symbolic of new beginnings, evoking the first days of spring when nature's greens revive, restore, and renew," making the message clear: it's supposed to represent moving on, at long last, from the cesspool that has been 2016.
In recent years, the company has declared several bold shades to be their annual colors, including 2012's intense orange hue Tangerine Tango, 2013's vivid green color Emerald, 2014's vibrant lavender shade Radiant Orchid, and 2015's rich brownish red hue Marsala. Pantone switched things up for 2016, delivering a beautifully soft gradient of pink and blue with Rose Quartz and Serenity. However, with the arrival of 2017's Greenery, it's clear they're back to brights for the time being.
If you can't get enough of Greenery, don't worry — I've got you covered with plenty of products that are sure to fit this ever-so-slightly slimy shade into your home, wardrobe, and even beauty routine.
1This Game-Changing Nail Polish Holder
Ready for a beauty invention that will actually make your routine easier? This little device looks like a weird two-finger ring, but it's actually a nail polish holder for easier at-home manicures.
2A Vividly Pigmented Bold Green Shadow
Not sure if you're ready for a full makeup look using green shadow? Try putting just a dab at the inner corners of your eye, or use a wispy shadow brush to dust a light wash of color over your lids for a springy, playful vibe.
3Brighten Up A Rainy Day With This Vivid Umbrella
Whether you're prepping for spring or you simply live somewhere that rains year round, it's always good to have a solid umbrella. This one comes with an automatic opening feature so you won't get stuck fumbling around whenever you step outside and it's pouring.
4A Weekly Way To Get Clearer Skin
This mud-to-oil treatment is applied to the skin like a mask, then after five to 10 minutes of letting it dry, you simply apply water and slough it off like a cleanser, leaving you with radiant skin. And it's all packaged in a beautiful Greenery-hued jar!
5A Chic Green Jacket For The Dark, Chilly Winter
Made from 80 percent wool and 20 percent polyamide, this elegant green coat is a gorgeous way to set your winter outerwear apart from the scores of people who just rock black and navy peacoats whenever it's cold.
6A Bright Green Beanie For Those Cold Days
If you're in search of the perfect winter hat in a shade like Greenery, give this warm green option a go.
7Lime Green Curtains For A Pop Of Color In Your Living Room
Measuring 54 inches by 63 inches, this lime green curtain panel is an easy and inexpensive way to breathe life into a pale or boring room. Plus, they're extra solid to reduce light coming into the room when closed — perfect for light sleepers.
8A Brilliant Hue For Your Spring Nail Art
This super pigmented polish comes from color experts Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, and it's guaranteed to be a huge win for spring. And not only is this lacquer gorgeous, it's also totally vegan.
9Swipe On Sparkly Green Lipstick For A Daring Look
Okay, so this is slightly less yellowy than Greenery, but doesn't its gorgeous glitter and vivid hue make you want to try all sorts of green lip looks?
10A Push Up Bra In A Bold Shade
Beyond Sexy Push Up Bra (Size 32D), $17, La Senza
If you're craving a change in your lingerie wardrobe, add this playful bright green bra into the mix.
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