Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

Pantone’s Spring 2016 color report is in, and rose quartz is the color of the New Year. Leatrice Eiseman, the executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, noted, “Colors this season transport us to a happier, sunnier place where we feel free to express a wittier version of our real selves.” Well, no color makes me feel happier than the perfect shade of pink! Get a jump on the rose quartz craze with a variety of essentials that run the gamut from actual stones to pale pink accents to vivid showstoppers:

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

1. Monica Vinader Siren Rose Gold-Plated Quartz Earrings: Kick things off with a pair of stud earrings as unique as they are delicate. On NET-A-PORTER for $185.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

2. Prada Platform Ankle-Wrap Sandal: A sky-high platform always finds its way onto my shopping list, and this dusty rose shade of pink makes this one a must. At Neiman Marcus for $790.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

3. Vita Fede Mini Titan Stone Bracelet in Rose Quartz: No wrist is complete without Vita Fede’s Titan Stone bracelet. Or a whole stack of them. At Vita Fede for $400.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

4. Gucci Brixton Leather Horsebit Loafer: Gucci’s horsebit loafer is so quintessentially preppy, it actually projects a subversive, edgy vibe right now. At Neiman Marcus for $630.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

5. Chantecaille ‘Brilliant’ Gloss: Give your matte lipstick a break. Lip gloss is back, and Chanteicalle’s formula is one of the best I’ve come across. At Nordstrom for $33.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

6. Max Mara Studio Juglas Coat: Pastel-colored coats used to be strictly for making a statement. Now they feel appropriate for nearly all occasions. On MATCHESFASHION.com for $1,195.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

7. The Row Adabra Cape-Back Sleeveless Dress: The sweet hue of this gown will make you feel like a princess, while the cape detail will make you feel like a superhero. On MATCHESFASHION.com for $2,990.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

8. Saint Laurent Sac De Jour Baby Leather Tote: Does it get any cuter than the Sac De Jour set to baby-sized scale in light baby pink? On My Theresa for $2,650.

Pantone Color of 2016: Rose Quartz

9. Eddie Borgo Small ‘Boyd’ Clutch: I love the fact that Eddie Borgo has injected his great way with metals into a bag collection, and this sculptural handle does it for me. On Farfetch for $990.

1 Comment

  1. db
    March 21, 2016 / 8:13 pm

    ‘Goes great by itself for those with ‘cool’ or ‘summer’ ‘Color me a Season’ complexions bordering on neutral depending on the hue. From the fashion standpoint of versatility for all, it goes well in combination with prints, with black, browns or dark navy so I’m OK with it!

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