Color Report 4 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Classic Blue

The Pantone Spring 2015 Fashion Color Report serves as an overview of designers’ color choices in new clothing collections. The colors are important for jewelers to know so they can help customers successfully color-block accessories. Here are five ways to color-block with Pantone’s Classic Blue.

Pantone Classic Blue

“Classic Blue inspires calm, confidence, and harmony,” is “strong and reliable,” “perceived as thoughtful and introspective,” and is an “anchor to the spring/summer 2015 palette,” according to Pantone.

1. Pair Classic Blue attire with Scuba Blue for a whimsical, analogous color effect.

Nina Nguyen earrings with turquoise and white druzy

Valerian earrings in 22k gold-plated silver with turquoise and white drusy, $395; Nina Nguyen

2. Give Classic Blue a crisp, nautical effect with a white or silver piece.

Roberto Demeglio Cashmere bracelet in 18k gold with diamonds

Cashmere bracelet in 18k gold with 29.27 cts. t.w. diamonds, $80,000; Roberto Demeglio

Image by Pantone/Dress by TiA CiBANi

Courtesy Pantone

Dress by TiA CiBANi

3. Dress a Classic Blue look with a Custard-color jewel, suggests Pantone and designer Whit NY, who uses both in her spring collection.

Sandy Leong gold ring

Bloom medium stack petal ring in 18k gold, $350; Sandy Leong

4. Bring out the Classic Blue in a print with a jewel of the same color.

Lisa Kim spectrolite earrings in 18k gold

Bird earrings in 18k gold with 27.3 cts. t.w. spectrolite, $3,650; Lisa Kim Fine Jewelry

Image by Pantone/Oufit by Trina Turk

Courtesy Pantone

Attire by Trina Turk

5. Make Classic Blue outfits more masculine with a dark gray jewel.

Amali oxidized silver lariat with blue diamonds by Amali

Lariat necklace in oxidized silver and 18k gold with blue diamonds, $1,650; Amali

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