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Finally, the long-awaited end of year announcement for color nerds has arrived! Pantone has declared Very Peri — an intriguing shade that encompasses the qualities of blues while holding on to violet-red undertones — 2022’s color of the year. Forgoing the tradition of selecting an existing hue as Color of the Year, Pantone’s Very Peri was deliberately created to represent personal inventiveness and creativity through the complexity of reds, violets and blues.

Pantone Color Institute’s Vice President Laurie Pressman says, “The Pantone Color of the Year reflects what is taking place in our global culture, expressing what people are looking for that color can hope to answer. Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression”. 

Intrigued? So are we — and we’re happy to report back some of our Very Peri finds to get you all colour-coordinated for 2022:

 

Converse Hi-tops, $60

Rock the classic Converse hi-tops in 2022’s color of the year. 

 

Mattemoiselle Plush Matte Lipstick, $7

Kiss 2021 goodbye – and good riddance – with this seductive periwinkle lip shade by Fenty Beauty.

 

Rook Cube Bin, $49

Tidy up a kid’s room (or even your own) with these cube bins.

 

Periwinkle Paper Vase Wraps, $28

Economical vase wraps by Lucy Grymes. Wrap these paper flower vases around any small containers for an instant dressed-up look.

 

Olive & June Nail Polish, $8

The versatile shade of this vegan and cruelty-free nail polish earned its name as “the blue jeans of nail polishes”.

 

Cashmere Throw Blanket, $244

Make this hand-dyed ombré cashmere blanket your number one accessory this winter… and beyond.

 

Le Creuset mug, $20

Start off the day with coffee in this periwinkle Le Creuset mug.

 

Men’s Straight Leg Utility Pant, $195

A creative collaboration between Heron Preston and Calvin Klein, this men’s straight leg utility pant was designed for Fall 2021 but really, it’s a seasonless style that can be rocked all year round.

 

Pantone Shop 2022 Diary, $14

So far we’ve allowed ourselves to stray a tinge or two away from the original Pantone color, so here’s Very Peri in all its glory, in the form of the Pantone shop’s 2022 diary. 

 

Outdoor Pillow, $18

This outdoor throw pillow by Garner features a lovely geometric pattern in subtle variations of purple-blue periwinkle, sky blue and grey. 

 

Xirena Cotton Shirt Dress, $276

Elegant and understated, this textured cotton shirt dress can be worn beltless for a casual look. Add the belt, and it’s dinner party chic.

 

Meditation Socks, $7

Wear these meditation print socks while getting some ohmm’s.

 

Perola Knot Cover Up, $178

This subtle knot cover up by ViX Paula Hermanny is a beach holiday essential.

 

Glass Ring, $75

Add this lovely hand-blown glass ring by Keane to your 2022 accessory collection.

 

Izipizi Sunglasses, $50

See life through periwinkle-coloured lens.

 

Bedside Carafe & Glass, $85

Eliminate the nighttime trip to the kitchen by parking this classy Maison Balzac carafe and tumbler set on your bedside table.

 

Merch Tote Bag, $16

We can never have enough totes in our lives! So it’s Add to Cart for Baggu’s canvas Merch Tote.

 

Tiny Tee, $30

This simple tiny tee by Theory goes a long way.

 

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