Incorporate Pantone's Color of the Year Into Your Life With These Great Pieces
In case you missed it, we're officially in a new year.
While that doesn't mean a whole lot (other than having to hear about all your friends' failed resolutions), it does mean that Pantone has blessed us with a new color of the year—and this one is good.
For those who don't know, Pantone is essentially the language of color. The Pantone Color System is used as a standard to match colors (kind of like how we all used seconds, minutes and hours to refer to time), but Pantone is also a company that puts their genius to good use every year by gifting us with a fresh hue that gets to be the "it" color of the time. This year's color? Viva Magenta. This vivid pink hails from the red family and is a shade that Pantone describes as "vibrating with vim and vigor" and "expressive of a new signal of strength." Now doesn't that sound like something we could all use more of in 2023?
But how exactly do you incorporate such an intense shade into your everyday life? Whether you're a fan of bold colors like this already or not, we've got some ideas that are sure to turn you into a believer:
These Textured Tassel Earrings: $13
Viva Magenta is all about living boldly, and these layered tassel earrings from Amazon are the perfect way to add just a touch of that to your look. Whether you use them to dress up an everyday outfit or to add a pop of color to an LBD, they're a great addition to your regular jewelry collection.
These Gorgeous Geode Coasters: $19.50+
Protecting your furniture from water marks never looked so good. These pink geode-look coasters from Etsy are a gold lover's dream, especially given the gilded rim and flecks in the center of each one.
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This Stunning Pillow Cover: $18.78+
Make your bed or couch look like a genuine art piece with this chenille lumbar pillow cover. Too lazy to go buy your own pillow to go inside? No problem—you can get one with it for an extra cost.
This Chic Two-Piece Luggage Set: $148.66
Jet set in style with this convenient set of cases from Amazon, which are perfect even for the over-packers amongst us. An added bonus? The bright Viva Magenta color will make it extra easy to spot at baggage claim, making these a real win-win.
This Trendy Y2K Cardigan: $30
Considering details like the puffy sleeves, cropped length, oversized daisy overlays and bright magenta color, this cardigan couldn't be more perfectly on-trend for the year 2023 (especially for those early spring days when you're still too cold to ditch the layers).
This Perfectly Sized Crossbody Bag: $114
You'll never accidentally forget to grab your purse when you leave again with this brightly colored bag from Radley London, which is the perfect combination of practical and stylish for an easy upgrade to your everyday look.
(via Radley London)
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This Minimalistic Art Print: $3.60
Who says a hue as bold as Viva Magenta can't also be understated? This art print (which is on sale for less than $5) proves the haters all wrong, offering a simple way to add vibrant color to the walls of any room. Trust us—it can be quite the mood booster, thanks to its ability to liven up any space.
Of course, it's really no wonder that Pantone named this color its annual star when you consider the recent popularity of all things Barbiecore. Ready to add some of that to your look too? Click HERE to read about some magenta beauty items that are worth the hype.