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Addison Weeks Ring Box Brass $68, For the frst time, in 2016, Pantone introduced two shades, Rose Quartz and Serenity, as the collective color of the year, explaining it this way: "As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfll our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent," says the Pantone website. "Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue..." Throughout the year ahead, we can expect to see these soothing shades of pink and blue in everything from purses and dresses to glassware and bathroom accessories. Who knows? Maybe if we get lucky, we'll see Missoni, Pulitzer or Pucci incorporate Rose Quartz and Serenity into their festive patterns for fall. Mike & Ally Rose Quartz Seven-Piece Vanity Set, $6,568, Neiman Marcus Traci Zeller Interiors, Stella McCartney Mini Falabella Embroidered Denim Tote, $1,100, Nordstrom Kate Spade Ellis Street Pink Rosebowl, $75, Lane Small Round & Small Square Box - Brass + Rose Quartz Faceted, $86 each, Saint Laurent Tribute Mid-Heel Leather Platform Sandal, $895, Neiman Marcus Akris Punto Sleeveless Contrast- Striped Sheath Dress, $1,190, Neiman Marcus Cynthia Rowley Cashmere Striped Sweater, $330, COACH Mercer 30 Leather Satchel, $395, Nordstrom Shinola 34mm Birdy Rose Golden Double-Wrap Watch, $525, Neiman Marcus Each year in December, Pantone Inc., the company best known for its fan-style color swatch books, releases its famous color of the year for the following year. The color of the year is "a symbolic selection, a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude," says the Pantone website. N e ChloƩ Loose Top $895. Available on Farfetch via Capitol BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE 47 SPRING 2016

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