Colour of the Year (2000-2012)
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  • Colours of the Year Since 2000 to 2012
  • According to Pantone, Cerulean Blue is thecolour of "the sky on a serene, crystal clearday".
  • The colour was chosen as consumers were seenas seeking inner peace and spiritual fulfilment inthe new millenium
  • This colour was drastically different from the sky blueCerulean that was chosen the year before.
  • It was more exciting, refreshing and feminine
  • True Red was a different variation ofthe previous years reddish colour.
  • True Red was chosen to symbolise the impactof the September 11 attacks
  • 2003 saw the return of a blue hue.
  • Pantone chose the Aqua Skycolour as a cool colour wasmeant to restore hope andserenity.
  • Orange became the hipcolour, according to Pantone.
  • The colour orange was given atouch of exoticism
  • 2005 saw a reversal to a blue colour again.
  • But this time in a more calming shade
  • Instead of red, blue or orangehues, Pantone chose a neutralcolour.
  • The neutral shade symbolisedconcern over the economy.
  • After a neutral shade, its backto a red hue again.
  • Chilli Pepper was chosen for its"pizzazz and sophistication".
  • Back to blue but this time witha tinge of purple.
  • The mix of purple and blue suggestsdependability and magic.
  • Mimosa yellow remainsprevalent in todays clothesand accessories
  • The colour was chosen becauseit is warm, cheerful, and sparksimagination and innovation.
  • It was a return to turquoise in2005
  • The colour was chosen because it is aninviting, luminous hue inspiringsoothing thoughts and tropical water.
  • The pink hue is extremelyfeminine but not too over thetop.
  • Honeysuckle was chosenbecause it is uplifting andoptimistic.
  • Orange has grown in popularity amongdesigners and consumers.
  • The reddish orange Tangerine Tangowas chosen to provide the energyboost needed to recharge and moveforward.