Honeysuckle is named the color of the year for 2011

Last year's Pantone color of the year was turquoise because of it's calming effect (much-needed after a tumultuous 2009). This year, they're forecasting a way more vibrant color: Honeysuckle! According to Pantone Color Institute Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman, “In times of stress, we need something to lift our spirits. Honeysuckle is a captivating, stimulating color that gets the adrenaline going – perfect to ward off the blues." It's already been on the red carpet, as you'll see below, and it's showing up in various of shades of cute items right now!

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"Pantone calls Honeysuckle "flirtatious" and says it's "a perfect post-winter pick-me-up." read more

"Your skin and hair color combination may not work well with the full-saturation hue and you might be better with a tint (lighter) or tone (darker) of the color or lean to the warmer or cooler values. So, don’t be discouraged if Honeysuckle 18-2120 is not in the palette that your color consultant advised." read more...

(In this article are pictures of earrings to coordinate with your honeysuckle color scheme outfit.)