2011's Color of the Year: Honeysuckle

Get ready to see hot pink ... everywhere
By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2010 8:18 AM CST
This product image courtesy of Cuisinart shows the Cuisinart Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream & Sorbet Maker in honeysuckle.   (AP Photo/Cuisinart)
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(Newser) – Prepare to be pretty in ... honeysuckle. The hot pink shade has been dubbed the color of the year for 2011 by color know-it-all Pantone. It predicts we'll see the shade, described by the Wall Street Journal as a "sherbety pink with a hint of red and orange zest," popping up on the runway, at Crate & Barrel, on our nails, and more. Designers see it as an antidote to the sometimes-gloominess of our reality: "There's an innate optimism to pink," says designer Jonathan Adler. "As we speak, I'm wearing a hot pink shirt."

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