Pantone Color Of 2020 - Classic Blue
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It’s official: the long-awaited Pantone Colour of the Year 2020 is Classic Blue.  A dependable colour that exudes a calmness and confidence that is much needed as we begin the new decade.

Live in this shade of cool that will build the foundation for the rest of your wardrobe this year. We look to the style stars for all the endless ways to dress in the new colour of the year.

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1. A Dose Of Denim

Denim-on-denim is not a fashion crime when done right. As seen on Jessica Clements, the key trick to styling denim-on-denim is by wearing a basic tee with a few understated jewellery pieces.


2. A Dose Of Denim

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Wear your favourite blue denim jeans with neutral tones to create balance.


3. Pop Of Blue

A few key accents in varying shades of blue can turn an ordinary outfit into a well-thought-out look.


4. Pop Of Blue

Incorporate a cute handbag or stilettos in this season’s hue for an effortless, bold statement.


5. Cool Sport

Look chic at every workout this year with a composed blend of Classic Blue attire.


6. Cool Sport

Continue rocking the athleisure trend on the streets in this mellow colour. For a more cosy vibe, find your favourite trackies and match it with an oversized puffer jacket.

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7. Cohesive Harmony

Heart Evangelista definitely knows how to glam up on the regular. Dress elegantly like this fashionista with ease by simply finding a matching two-piece set in Classic Blue paired with some of your favourite bling.


8. Cohesive Harmony

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Another way to create harmony in your outfit is by letting the Classic Blue speak for itself. To earn some personal style points, add some accessories reminiscent of the mood you’re trying to embody in your look.

9. Blazer Action

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Truth be told, blazers are not just meant for the office. Follow Nicole Warne’s lead by wearing the blazer as a top with some denim shorts and a wide-brimmed hat for a tasteful holiday get-up.


10. Blazer Action

Strut like a boss and work your Blue Steel power pose in a single-tone pantsuit situation.


11.Mix And Match

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Play up textures and patterns in a sea of blues for a fun and stylish number.


12. Mix And Match

Co-ordinate outfits in the same colour with your BFF for the perfect #OOTD shot for the ‘Gram.

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