Months tend to evoke certain colors and moods, at least in the parts of the world with four distinct seasons. Some are obvious, and some perhaps more subtle, or at least open to debate. What is the color that best captures the vibe, the mood and the essential feel of February? Well, dear reader, there are several possibilities.
Followers of fashion will want to know what the sartorial message was at the 2021 Inauguration. While the evening festivities are still to come, the proceedings last night and this morning had a clear through-line. Deep blue and purple fashion reigned among the power women at Inauguration 2021, including Jill Biden, Kamala Harris and Michelle Obama. Setting a mood that was serious, purposeful, mournful and perfectly right for the moment we’re in right now.
As you may have heard, the Pantone Color Institute’s choice for Color of the Year is . . . actually two colors. Ultimate Gray and Illuminating (for the uninitiated, that’s a bright yellow hue). Reaction to this announcement has been mixed. But our ace correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is here to show us how to style the new Pantone 2021 Colors of the Year, Ultimate Gray and Illuminating yellow, in fashion, menswear, beauty and home décor.
Looking for a luxury gift for someone who loves the color yellow? Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated our luxury gift guide to the best gifts in the color yellow.
Sometimes the ultimate luxury gift comes in the color that our gift recipients love most. If someone on your list has a favorite color that they are seriously passionate about, one that perfectly captures their spirit, then read on. We’ve got ideas for colorful luxury holiday gifts and what to buy in our luxury gift guides in every favorite jewel-toned color: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Of course, you might find a couple of things here that you want for yourself, too. That’s totally allowed. Enjoy the season!