In case you hadn’t heard… Pantone has revealed their 2020 Colour of the Year: CLASSIC BLUE. A ‘timeless and enduring blue hue’ that ‘brings a sense of peace and tranquility’; this calming shade is equal parts elegant, evocative and universally dependable; an honest, anchoring foundation amidst an ever changing social and political landscape. In honour of this year’s hero shade, we’ve compiled 10 reasons why blue (really is) the warmest colour.
EYES THAT MESMERISE
We challenge you to not be enthralled by the magic that is this glistening, cobalt look on the heavenly Taylor Hill. Makeup by the maestro, Hung Vanngo.
EYES THAT MESMERISE
While we’re on the subject of eyes, this look on the otherworldly Jasmine Sanders (once again courtesy of Mr. Vanngo) is the stuff of makeup legend.
BAG A BEAUTY
The perfect tran-seasonal accessory, a blue clutch is a great way to road test this year’s coolest colour. YSL optional.
Ever the trend warriors, Butter London have come through once again with three limited edition Nail Lacquers inspired by this year’s chosen colour.
DRESS TO IMPRESS
Remember this show-stopper from Balenciaga Spring Summer 2020? That’s our Christmas wish-list sorted…
Kanye’s better half had us feeling the best kind of blue, mastering one-tone dressing which characteristic finesse. Completing the look? Blue-black strands courtesy of Chris Appleton.
BLUE HAIR, DON'T CARE
Renowned for her penchant for theatricality and high glamour, Katy is everyone’s teenage dream in this bright blue wig. Come on let your colours burst.
Channel the calming essence of the ocean… or the fresh European breeze with Tom Ford’s iconic Costa Azzura Acqua fragrance.
BLUE JEAN BABIES
Yet another one for the books. That time Justin and Britney rocked the red carpet in matching denim ensembles. Never forget.
Let’s be real. If anyone can pull of blue lips (without looking like they’ve just left 7-Eleven) it’s the queen of reinvention Rihanna, whose donned the statement hue on more than one occasion.