For over 20 years, the color experts at the Pantone Color Institute have selected a Color of the Year. The pick comes from trend forecasting and research into color influences in the arts, entertainment, fashion, travel, and other industries. In December, Pantone announced that the 2022 Color of the Year is Very Peri, a violet-blue periwinkle hue. Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, said that Very Peri reflects “the global innovation and transformation taking place” because of the pandemic. She adds that the color has a “spritely, joyous attitude” and “encourages courageous creativity.”
Pantone says the warm hue evokes confidence, joy, expression, and energy – all things we’d like to bring into the new year. You can incorporate this dynamic color into your life with everything from clothing to home accessories. Here are some of our favorites!
You can never have enough sweaters! This thick knit featuring cutout details is sure to be a winter go-to. Pair it with anything from leather leggings or jeans to a slip dress.
Cariuma’s popular sneakers are getting the Very Peri treatment! They will be available in three Very Peri styles with pre-orders shipping by March 29. They feature 100% vegan insoles made from organic mamona oil-based cork and laces made from recycled plastics. The sneaker has a cotton canvas upper and lining and a 100% slip-resistant rubber sole. Cariuma is all about sustainability: Every sneaker purchase plants two trees.
Sometimes, life is messy, and all we need is a good pouch to keep it all together. From makeup and in-flight essentials to Sharpies and crystals, you can stow away your small goods in this nylon pouch featuring gold metal hardware and a zipper closure to keep everything secure and organized. It’s also customizable with letter and icon patches, including Disney and Sanrio characters, for an additional cost.
Add a pop of color to your space with this plush shag area rug, which is available in various shapes and sizes to fit your space perfectly. The periwinkle hue stands out in a neutral room or can be mixed and matched with warm and cool color tones. Check out Pantone’s palette guide to see what shades work best with Very Peri.
Bring in just a little bit of the 2022 Color of the Year with this elegant pen featuring a micro-fine plastic tip with a 0.3mm nib and non-toxic, acid-free, smudge-proof ink that matches the barrel color. Periwinkle color is great for doodling, color-coding, or just livening up anything you write.