Goodbye 2010, the year of Pantone 15-5519 (Turquoise). Hello honeysuckle hued 2011. Colour selection can be scary. I doubt there exists a designer who hasn’t agonised over a Pantone swatch book at some stage, if not on a daily basis.
Announced by Pantone back in December, Honeysuckle 18-2120 is apparently a colour for all seasons although it has been hailed as the defining hue for Spring 2011 with many fashion retailers such as H&M already including it in their Spring 2011 ranges.
Pantone Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman explains “In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color, that gets the adrenaline going – perfect to ward off the blues.”
And here are some honeysuckle hued products available: