Color of The Year: Ultimate Gray + Illuminating Yellow

This years Pantone color of the year announcement featured not just one, but two complementary hues. PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating. Pantone states these tones are, “ A marriage of color conveying a message of strength and hopefulness that is both enduring and uplifting”. After the whirlwind that was 2020, these colors are ideal to carry us through 2021. Let’s face it, we definitely could use some brighter days. 

What better way to keep spirits high than by incorporating the color of the year into your fashion and lifestyle. Here’s a list of some luxe pieces you might find will best express the practicality of PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and strength Of PANTONE 13-0647. 

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Belle & Bloom: Too Cool For Work Blazer

$219.95 at

Embrace the color of the year with this super trendy blazer that will absolutely level-up your day-to-day style. Keep it professional with tailored trousers, or throw on some denim for an ultra chic and trend setting look.


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Belle & Bloom:Whisper Mini Dress

$199.95 at

Shine bright with this stunning sun dress. You’ll surely smile wearing this boho piece. Style it up with a chic pair of heels, or keep it casual with some crisp white sneakers. 


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Thom Sweeney: Cashmere Cardigan in Light Grey

$1,170 at

For our gentleman, this lovely cashmere cardigan will definitely exude practicality that is Ultimate Gray. This piece is perfect for those slight warmer winter days you don’t need a coat for.


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Thom Sweeney: Merino Roll Neck in Light Grey

$340 at

For those that prefer something sleek, try this turtleneck. Pair with some nice denim and your favorite common projects, or dress it up with trousers and a classical pair of oxfords.


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Fleur du Mal: Halter Neck Slip Dress

$445 at

Throw on this little number for a lovely dinner out (or in). It’s extremely flattering halter neck line keeps the piece minimal but chic. Add your favorite strappy heels that you’ve been dying to wear, some statement jewelry and you’re good to go!


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Fleur du Mal: Silk Cami w/ Lace Insert in Zest

$245 at

A delicate statement top for the bold. The flattering v-neck along with the teasing lace makes this top elegant yet daring. You’ll radiate with the color of the year front and center.


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Proper Cloth: Bedford Light Grey Glen Plaid Linen and Wool Suit

$850 at

Stay sharp in Proper Cloth’s lovely wool suit. Pair it with a shirt and tie or lose the tie and keep it casual. You’re sure to impress in this smart and effortlessly put together look.


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Apercu: Marie Jedig X APERCU Sunglasses in Honey

$169 at

Into accessories? Wear the color of the year with these limited edition handmade Apercu sunglasses to brighten your days! You’re sure to stand out with this statement piece and they’ll go with just about any outfit.

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Natura Bissé: Rosa Mosqueta Oil

$70 at

This multi-use oil is a great go-to for hydration, regeneration, nourishment and fighting signs of aging! It’s created with the rosa moqueta plant, which is rich in vitamin C and tamanu oil and works to fight stretch marks, soothe sunburns, and diminish scars. You’ll surely illuminate just like the color of the year.

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authenticity50: Heritage Blankets

$199.00 at

This lightweight blanket is made with 100% cotton and is perfect for brightening up your space. Keep it as a throw on you couch or bring some style to your bedroom.

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Yellow Beauty: Stay Gold Facial Elixir

$39 at

This fabulous elixir will make you GLOW. Tumeric and a combination of frankincense, lavender, and pomegranate oil make-up this super hydrating serum for you face and neck. It will work to revitalize and protect your skin and, as a bonus, it has gorgeous golden hue!

Incase you missed it, be sure to check out last years color of the year.