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Color of the Year 2015: Marsala

This is the color of the year as officially announced by Pantone.

Color of the Year 2015: Marsala

This color is what they call Marsala!

What is the color Marsala
To describe the color it is a deep, reddish brown, or as Pantone describes it is “a naturally robust and earthy wine red.”

Some designers (fashion, grapics and interior) was not happy with this color as they feel the color is too sad and very “fall”. Some say it is the color of blood and rust a color that is not so possitive. Others think it is too retro color and can be used as accent color.

Pantone made some advertising pegs for Marsala to inspire designers and this is what they come up to

Pantone advertising peg for Marsala color
Today, I tried to search for a Marsala color for my outfit this new year but I ended up buying shoes in neutral colors to match any of the clothes in my wardrobe. However I managed to visit The Spa for my footspa, mani-pedi!

The Spa Footspa Mani-Ped day

The closest color amongst the stash of Orly Nail Polishes to Masala is this

#NOTD: Marsala inspired

It’s not Marsala but it is close to it its actually Crimson Red.

#NOTD: Marsala inspired with Orly Crimson Red

If yoi still can’t put your finger on how Marsala looks like here’s a side-by-side comparison. The star is red and my Philippine Passport is Brown my nail color is close to Marsala except it has shimmer look:

 

comparison of Marsala to Red and Brown
comparison of Marsala to Red and Brown

There, I hope I helped you understand Marsala color!If you don’t feel like wearing Marsala other colors for 2015 include white, yellow and green.

Happy New Year!

Stay gorgeous everyone!

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