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UPLIFT & SOOTHE

SPRING HAS ALWAYS REPRESENTED the promise of new life and new beginnings. After the rocky year we’ve just experienced with a global pandemic, economic upheaval, civil unrest, and polarized politics, expectations for cheerier days ahead are more than welcomed.

Pantone gives us plenty. We can look forward to its palette of uplifting and soothing colors to be prominent in fashion this spring. Hues illustrative of nature topped the Color Institute’s coveted list, as spied in ready-to-wear fashions launched during New York Fashion Week, conducted virtually in September.

From an optimistic yellow and warm marigold to a serene cerulean blue and soothing mentholated green, the palette expresses our desires for rejuvenation. Pantone Vice President Laurie Pressman has pointed out before the relationship between trends in color and what’s

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