Green Rules!

Pantone’s Color of the Year 2017
Is Inspired By Nature

By iWoman Editorial Team

Last year’s harmonious duo boasted soothing qualities with their soft and pale hues: Serenity and Rose Quartz. And this year, it’s Greenery! A fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Greenery is symbolic of new beginnings. It signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.

What is the PANTONE Color of the Year?
A refreshing and revitalizing shade of Green.


According to Leatrice Wiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment.” She added, “satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.”

Greenery is nature’s neutral. Because people are too much immersed in modern life, they are yearning to immerse themselves in the physical beauty of the natural world. This year’s Pantone color regenerates, refreshes, revitalizes and renews — it is something to look forward to.”


Now that Pantone has decreed that Greenery is the color of the year for 2017, all we can do is think of ways to splash the color. Here’s how to wear Greenery

Top Shop Facet Mules 

Give mules a party update in these unique heeled versions in green jacquard with a cool metallic heel detail. Style with skinny jeans to add character to a casual look.


H&M Rhinestone Earrings 

Metal earrings with plastic rhinestones and large plastic and metal pendants



Ray Ban Wayfarer Liteforce

This sunnies have green frames and lenses – almost similar to Greenery. It compliments olive t-shirt and neutral colored pants.



Mango Silk-Blend Long Dress

Pair it with nude flats or white sneakers. You can also throw on a statement jacket and some shiny shoes and you’re good to go.


Green hued make up palettes and pencils have already found their way into every woman’s beauty stash. Renowned for helping to pull off a celeb worthy complexion, green plays down ruddiness in the skin, helping to neutralise redness, creating an even base for your foundation and concealer.



Another way to tap into this color is to refresh fingertips with a wash of lacquer. Butter London has teamed up with Pantone to launch Greenery Lacquer as a celebration the new power hue.


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