Pantone Colors of 2016 and Personalities

Colors of 2016 and What They Say About Your Personality

Colors of 2016 and What They Say About Your Personality

Colors this season transcend cultural and gender norms. Vivid bright colors give way to excitement and optimism, though quiet stability prevails in this season’s palette. For 2016 there are truly no perceivable distinctions in color choices between the men’s and women’s collections, both of which focus on a desire to breathe and reflect.

The soothing, calming nature of colors of 2016 is led by Rose Quartz. If you are someone who opts for this color then you are persuasive yet gentle, someone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure.

The fashion and design communities, and consequently, consumers, have been in love with orange for several seasons. Coming to the fore in 2016 is, Peach Echo. People who opt for this shade emanate friendlier qualities, evoking warmth and accessibility. They are usually tempered but in a mild way.

Those people, whose nature is weightless and airy, like the expanse of the blue sky above us, relate to the shade Serenity. The shade is a mirror of their own comfortable and calming personality, bringing a feeling of respite even in turbulent times.

A maritime-inspired blue, Snorkel Blue comes from the navy family, but with a happier, more energetic context. People opting for this shade are relaxed and love adventurous escapades.

While the majority of the 2016 palette trends toward calmness, a few diversions from the theme emerge that offer a contrast. Buttercup, a shade that is merrier tops the list. People who fancy this shade tend to be happier and friendlier of the lot.

A shade of aqua that leans toward the green family, Limpet Shell is a new addition to the list of top colors for 2016. People, who like this shade are straight forward, blunt and defined. Suggestive of clarity and freshness, these people have modern influences, which evoke a deliberate, mindful tranquility.

As in any season, the need for neutrals arises. Essentially a basic, the subtlety of the lilac undertone, Lilac Gray, adds a distinctive edge to this classic gray shade. Those opting for this shade are subtle and edgy with a dash of old world charm and class.

The next shade in this list is Fiesta. People who love this shade are harbingers of excitement, are encouraging and free-spirited and like to explore unknown but welcoming locales.

The last shade on the list is the transitional color that will take us through the seasons, Iced Coffee. People opting for this shade manifest as strong individuals.

Here's your chance to find out some different color to suite your personality

·         Red 032 C – Confident and strong, you match this warm, passionate and sexy shade of red perfectly.

·         Blue 286 C – Calm and wise (well, mostly). Some people are more productive and focused surrounded by the color blue. And you, dear friend, are one of them.

·         Orange 021 C – There's nothing calm about this color - or you, for that matter. Vibrant, energetic and playful, like this gorgeous shade of orange, you always make your mark.

·         Purple 266 C – Oozing with sophistication, you excel at problem solving and strive for absolute perfection.

·         Pink 806 C – Genuine, considerate and smooth, you're so full of charm you could sweet-talk clients into anything.

Yellow 108 U – Intelligent, highly communicative and logical, you have no problem expressing your ideas.​

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