Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tango-ing with Tangerine

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Dance into the New Year with this 
Vivacious and Appealing Reddish Orange
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Tangerine Tango {colour of the year for 2012 by Pantone}, a spirited reddish orange, continues to provide the energy boost we need to recharge and move forward.

“Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Reminiscent of the radiant shadings of a sunset, Tangerine Tango marries the vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow, to form a high-visibility, magnetic hue that emanates heat and energy.”

Over the past several years, orange has grown in popularity and acceptance among designers and consumers alike. A provocative attention-getter, Tangerine Tango is especially appealing in men’s and women’s fashion. Fashion designers featured in the PANTONE Fashion Color Report Spring 2012, including Tommy Hilfiger, Nanette Lepore, Cynthia Steffe by Shaun Kearney, Elie Tahari and Adrienne Vittadini, are incorporating this attractive orange into their spring collections. A fun, lively take on a traditional autumnal hue, Tangerine Tango will surely carry through to fall fashion as well.

A winner in cosmetics because of its versatility, Tangerine Tango is a bit exotic, but in a very friendly, non-threatening way. Add a sultry flair to lips, cheeks and nails with Tangerine Tango. An unexpected eye shadow color, Tangerine Tango is a complementary opposite that flatters blue or green eyes. When paired with brown eyes, it brings out an amber cast.

Energize interior spaces with Tangerine Tango patterned home accessories. Pillows, bedspreads and tabletop accessories in this high-impact hue add spice to any room. Or incorporate Tangerine Tango appliances and personal electronics for an unexpected pop of color. Looking for an inexpensive way to perk up your home? Paint a wall in Tangerine Tango for a dynamic burst of energy in the kitchen, entryway or hallway.

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I was waiting for Pantone to announce the colour of the year
 and when I saw it was sort of an orange type colour,
I didn't immediately start blogging a post about it.

To be honest, I am NOT a fan of the colour orange per se.
However, I think I am starting to like Tangerine Tango.
It's kind of growing on me.
It's a very fiery and strong and quite bold too...
but I prefer Honeysuckle Pink any day over Tangerine Tango
any day. Hope you enjoy the photos below.

* To read / see posts on Honeysuckle Pink {still my fave},
read here, here, here, here, here, and here.

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Lee Caroline - A World of Inspiration said...

Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment. You have a really lovely blog and a lot of work has been put into this post on Tangerine tango.

I have just added myself as your latest follower.

Lee ☺

*Dream Weaver* said...

Thank you Lee for taking the time to visit and to follow My Little Piece of Heaven.

I hope you enjoyed your visit :)

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