Color Report 7 of 10: 5 Jewels to Color-Block With Pantone’s Royal Blue

The Pantone Fall 2014 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 Royal Blue.

Pantone's Royal Blue

PANTONE 19-3955 Royal Blue

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

Royal Blue is “both evocative and dignified,” according to Pantone. It also “provides more complexity and excitement than the average navy while still remaining versatile.”

1. Pair Royal Bluecolored garments with white for a refreshing summery effect.

Anzie bracelet in silver with white topaz and white sapphires

Aztec Starburst mini cuff in sterling with clear topaz and white sapphires, $1,650; Anzie

2. Pair black with Royal Blue outfits for a modern edgy vibe.

Selin Kent Charlotte bar studs with black diamonds

Charlotte earrings in 14k gold with black rhodium and 0.1 ct. t.w. black diamonds, $575; Selin Kent

Pamella Roland sketch for Pantone

Frock by Pamella Roland

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

3. Give prints a Royal Blue–colored jewel to pick up on blue tones in garments or to provide a focal point to the outfit.

Kendra Scott necklace in 14k gold plated brass with blue stones


Harlow necklace in 14k gold-plated brass with manmade blue stones, $195; Kendra Scott

4. Create an analogous color scheme by mixing Royal Blue with lavender.

Jude Frances ring in 18k gold with Rose de France amethyst and diamonds

Ring in 18k gold with 5.6 ct. lavender amethyst and 0.2 ct. diamonds, $2,860; JudeFrances

Outfit by Lela Rose for Pantone

Outfit by Lela Rose

(Image courtesy of Pantone)

5. Accessorize Royal Blue with silver or gold for a classic look.

Rebeca Hook earrings in silver and gold plate

Lily earrings in silver with 18k gold plate, $170; Rebecca Hook

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