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.