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PANTONE Announced The Color of The Year 2022 “PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri” Symbolizes Tranquility, Courage & Creativity

by Amélie Poulain

PANTONE, the leading color authority in fashion, has officially announced the color of the year 2022 “Very Peri”. This new color was created especially for the world spread by the COVID-19 virus. Heal the world with tranquil blue and inspire vitality with passionate red. Create a new vision for people and develop the future with hope.

The PANTONE color of the year 2022 “Very Peri”.(Photo via Pantone.com)

Taipei, Taiwan (Merxwire) – PANTONE, the world color authority, officially announced the PANTONE color of the year 2022 “PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri ” in the morning time of Taipei on December 9th at Artechouse in New York. “Very Peri” is based on vibrant violet-red color and blended with a quiet blue tone. It is the first time PANTONE created a brand new color to reflect the situation of the times. PANTONE hopes that people around the world can feel the peaceful healing power of blue under the hood of the epidemic, and they could still create their lives bravely.

“PANTONE” is a professional color research and development company established in New Jersey, USA. It has been committed to color development and research since the 1960s and launched the first “Pantone Color System” in 1963. Now it has become the most credible color authority in the world. PANTONE provides a variety of standard colors and creates patented special colors. It also establishes special color specifications for different raw materials and processes, such as architectural color specifications, textile color specifications, or plastic product color specifications. Our lives are colorful and rich because they are embellished with all kinds of PANTONE colors.

Since 2000, Pantone will announce the color of the year for the following year in December each year. The basis for the selection of representative colors will refer to the current social and economic conditions, fashion trends, music art, emerging technologies, or changing lifestyles, such as travel or community culture. They hope to use color to express the common collective experience while reflecting what is happening all over the world.

The PANTONE color of the year 2021 is “PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray” and “PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating Yellow”. Use two independent colors and elements to support each other and move forward together in the turbulent 2021. “Ultimate Gray” is the basic color of natural stones, symbolizing solidity, reliability, endurance, and toughness to face challenges; “Illuminating Yellow” is a warm yellow tone full of solar energy, bright hope, and replenishing positive energy. Sorting out and precipitating the chaotic changes experienced in 2020 and sublimating it to a growth boost. Let light penetrate into the heart, warm and inspire people, welcome 2021 with an optimistic attitude, and believe that everything will become better.

The PANTONE color of the year 2021 is “Ultimate Gray”+” Illuminating”. ((Photo via Pantone.com)

The newly released the PANTONE color of the year 2022 “PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri” has a special innovative significance. It is the first time that Pantone has created a new color as the color of the year. Based on the lively and passionate violet-red, blended into the everlasting and loyal tranquil blue to create a new tone full of fairy and warm vitality to inspire courage and creativity. In the past two years, the global economy, life, and even the way of travel have undergone great changes due to the COVID-19. PANTONE hopes to bring joy and hope for the future with the new color series “Very Peri”. Even if life is facing tremendous changes, you still have to embrace courage, breakthrough existing thinking, and pursue any possibility with new perspectives.


In addition to the well-anticipated representative colors of 2022, the Pantone Color Institute™ had already predicted in advance the 5 core classics colors and 10 color palette colors of the London and New York Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2022.

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2022- Incorporate simple self-style into the original nature

The core classic color is White Alyssum, Humus, Fair Green, Northern Droplet, and Poppy Seed. The colors of the palette are light-hearted pink, natural earth tones, and vibrant bright colors. In uncertain times, return to nature and show unfettered innovative thinking.

2022 London spring/summer fashion colors.(Photo via Pantone.com)

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2022-The desire for balance in response to drastic changes

The core classic colors are Snow White, Perfectly Pale, Basil, Northern Droplet, and Poppy Seed. The color palette includes comfortable and tranquil blue and pink colors, free-spirited red colors, and bright colors that express one’s own style. The perfect combination of anticipation of stability and the desire to pursue adventure.

2022 New York spring/summer fashion colors.(Photo via Pantone.com)

Add the PANTONE color of the year 2022 and spring/summer professional popular colors to your outfit list, and match your favorite colors to create your own special style. Color is not only on the surface of your clothes, but also shows your personality, mood, and true self. Your color is your fashion and wearing the right color that you could lead the way.

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