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FAB Friday: Honeysuckle Inspiration Boards

Everyday there is someone who decides what the new trends for fashion are going to be, but the decision doesn’t come from an original idea or a thought suddenly hatched out nowhere…

In the fashion industry, every trend is decided through prediction based on past trends. In other words, what goes out of style today will more than likely come back around at some point in the future. Color trends cycle exactly the same, and the color forecasters at Pantone decided that Honeysuckle would be the “It” color for 2011.

Last year’s color was Turquoise; the color of tranquil waters in a far away paradise where one could feel immune of debt & ill financial decisions. Who would have thought that the downed economy would influence color trends? Since it did, Honeysuckle was chosen to force society to face their problems rather than hide from them, as 2010′s Turquoise had done. Eager to help boost the economy, Honeysuckle forces society to respond confidently and have courage to face daily challenges…such as shopping!

No more drowning your sorrows in imaginary Turquoise Caribbean waters! In Pantone’s words, Honeysuckle is a “Courageous, Confident, and Vital color…A brave color with nothing everyday about it.” We like it!

The “It” color of 2011 can be described as an orange sherbet shade of pink, retro, and uplifting, much like a color you would have seen grandma wear in the 1950’s. It was used as a splash of wall color for home décor (accent wall anyone?) as well as in appliances… after all the 50’s was the era that made being a domestic goddess trendy and cool with it’s technological advances such as microwaves and Tupperware, in none other than Honeysuckle pink!

You will see Honeysuckle used for  fashion, cosmetics, wedding apparel, paint, home interiors, packaging and even a visa card! We highly recommend all trend-setting brides to hop on the bandwagon of a Honeysuckle-hued wedding as it takes over the world…don’t know about you, but we are perfectly fine living in a pink world…

xxo!

Intern Jess & Brenda

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3 responses

  1. Oh my goodness! I now want a “honey suckle pink” toaster, blender & hand mixer… CUTENESS!!! ♡♡♡

    January 14, 2011 at 10:00 pm

  2. Love it! We use honeysuckle in our new look and feel for our business : ) And on lots of our t shirts at ShopBetwixt.com. xoxo

    January 30, 2011 at 6:59 pm

  3. I LOVE THIS! Pantone colors are all so fabulous and Honeysuckle is a prime example! We love it so much that we made it our color of the week and put together a fabulous outfit on our blog to show how to dress wearing Pantone’s Honeysuckle using a complementary color palette. You can take a look at it here http://www.weartostandout.com/blog/pantone-honeysuckle and tell us what you think! xoxo, WearToStandOut

    July 21, 2013 at 8:14 pm

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