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A Palette of Trends: More Than A Decade of Pantone’s Colour of the Year



Pantone has been the global arbiter of colour trends for decades, and each year, the unveiling of the Colour of the Year is a moment eagerly anticipated by designers, artists, and trend enthusiasts alike. Let’s take a stroll down memory lane and explore the rich tapestry of Pantone’s past Colour of the Year selections.

2010: PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise

Kicking off the decade with a splash of vibrant energy, Turquoise embodied tranquillity and escape. This shade spoke to a desire for serenity during a time of economic uncertainty, setting the tone for a decade that sought solace in colour.

2011: PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle

In 2011, Honeysuckle burst onto the scene, injecting a sweet, uplifting note into our lives. This dynamic hue symbolized confidence and courage, encouraging us to face challenges with verve and vigor.

2012: PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango

The year 2012 embraced the warmth of Tangerine Tango, a colour that radiated vivacity and energy. This bold hue reflected a desire for playfulness and a burst of enthusiasm in our daily lives.

2013: PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald


In 2013, Emerald stole the spotlight, capturing the essence of luxury and elegance. This lush green hue symbolized growth, renewal, and a connection to nature in an increasingly digital world.

2014: PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid

Radiant Orchid graced the colour scene in 2014, bringing a touch of magic and mystery. This enchanting hue encouraged creativity and innovation, fostering a sense of wonder and exploration.

2015: PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala

Marsala, a robust and earthy wine red, became the focus in 2015. This sophisticated tone embodied warmth and richness, evoking a sense of grounding and stability.

2016: PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz & PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity

Breaking tradition, 2016 introduced a harmonious duo: Rose Quartz and Serenity. This blending of gentle pink and tranquil blue aimed to challenge traditional perceptions of gender, promoting harmony and balance.

2017: PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery

In 2017, Greenery symbolized a fresh start and a return to nature. This zesty green hue encouraged individuals to take a deep breath and reconnect with the environment.

2018: PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet

Ultra Violet, a cosmic shade of purple, took the stage in 2018. This colour spoke to the intrigue of the future, pushing boundaries and inspiring creativity and individuality.

2019: PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral

Living Coral, a warm and vibrant hue, was 2019’s choice. This colour reflected optimism, joy, and a connection to the beauty of the natural world, particularly the endangered coral reefs.

2020: PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

Classic Blue ushered in a sense of calm and dependability in 2020. This deep, timeless shade provided a reassuring backdrop during a year of uncertainty.

2021: PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray + PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating

2021 embraced duality with Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. The marriage of resilient gray and uplifting yellow conveyed a message of strength and hope.

2022: PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri

Introducing Very Peri in 2022, Pantone created a colour that defied existing categories. This unique shade symbolizes innovation, creativity, and a forward-looking perspective.

2023: PANTONE 18-1750 Viva Magenta

Viva Magenta, unveiled in 2023, brought vivacity and exuberance to the forefront. This bold magenta hue encouraged self-expression and a celebration of individuality.

2024: PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz

And here we are, embracing the warmth of Peach Fuzz in 2024. This velvety peach tone reflects a desire for nurturing, empathy, and compassion, emphasizing the importance of human connections in a world seeking harmony.

As we look back at this kaleidoscope of colours, each Pantone Colour of the Year tells a unique story, capturing the essence of its time and resonating with a global audience. From the soothing blues to the vibrant corals, these colours have left an indelible mark on design, fashion, and culture, showcasing the power of colour to inspire, comfort, and unite us all.



Expecting in Style: We Love Natasha Patel’s Maternity Fashion!



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Natasha Patel‘s been one of our favorite relatable beauty bloggers since her days as Deputy Features Editor at MissMalini. If you follow her, you’ll quickly see why we love her content! Natasha’s engaging reels offer honest reviews about whether to buy or skip products on Amazon, while her makeup vlogs provide practical tips and tutorials. We particularly enjoy her humorous videos featuring her younger siblings and the delightful stories with their dog, Benji.

Currently, as an expectant mother, Natasha is embracing maternity fashion with style and grace. We’re here to share some of the stylish yet comfortable looks from her feed with all the moms-to-be out there! And some laughs to go along with it!

Before the stylish mama era begins, blame him for everything, just like Natasha! Especially your clothes not fitting!

And then, it’s time to go shopping!

For those night-outs, you just need an LBD, albeit the “Mom” version of it!

Flowy basic dresses will get you through the hottest days in style!

Stay in your boss-lady era while still being comfortable!

A black slip dress paired with a sleek blazer could never go wrong! This combination exudes confidence and professionalism, proving that maternity fashion can be both powerful and stylish.

This chic set she got from Zara perfectly balances comfort and sophistication!

Natasha Patel has truly nailed maternity fashion, showing that pregnant women can look and feel great. She effortlessly combines comfort and style, proving that pregnancy doesn’t mean giving up on fashion. So, if you’re expecting this year, do it in style like this stylish mama-to-be!

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Rahi Chadda Continues To Slay At Cannes 5th Year In A Row



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The 77th Cannes Film Festival has officially begun. With each passing year, the globally recognized film festival is not only eyed by cine enthusiasts but has also, in a way, become the biggest fashion runway. The biggest brands across the globe mark their presence along with their ambassadors. Furthermore, the French Riviera acts as a perfect backdrop for designers. Moreover, muses to showcase brilliance through couture, hair, and makeup. Rahi Chadda, a recognizable name in the luxury segment, is a Cannes regular. He is the first brown male ambassador for DIOR Beauty.

There are some people who pioneer in carving a niche for themselves. However, taking it ahead to make a segment for a much wider audience to try. Rahi has been this person when it comes to fashion. The flair with which he carries every outfit that he wears only depicts how naturally it comes to him.

Here are some of Rahi’s looks from Cannes over the years that have stood out and showcased his fashion prowess:


Rahi Chadda walked the red carpet for the opening of Cannes this year. Moreover, he continued to slay hard with his fashion game.

Dressed in a monochromatic look by YSL, Rahi turned heads on the red carpet. The look styled by Alioune ( @aliounebf ) is polished, the glam (Dior Beauty) is on point, and the jewels (Damiani) are jaw-dropping. He continues to highlight inclusivity every time he attends global events.

For his second appearance, he is dressed in LUAR. This look works as he is attending the premiere of the Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga World movie. Besides, The look is suited for this crazy, edge-of-the seat kind of movie. (If only it delivers as hard as Rahi’s looks.)


Rocking red on a red carpet is not for everyone, but Rahi clearly knows what he is doing. Dressed in Homolog Paris, Rahi Chadda styled by Adele Cany (@adelecany) went all out to make this look the talking point. The suit with frill extensions and embellished detailing, matched with the standout neck piece. Furthermore, worked in sync for him, and he took it a notch higher with the hairdo. 

If there is something you will always find in his closet, it is flared pants. Furthermore, we were not surprised when Rahi chose this look by Roberto Cavalli. This would have been an easy pick for him.


You cannot go wrong with Maison Valentino. Rahi looked fresh and radiant in this all-white number. The sheer top with floral detailing is perfect for a day in the French Riviera. This look is understated yet impeccable.

After he gave the perfect day glam look, he stepped out with a perfect night look as well, dressed again in Maison Valentino. He captioned this look “We’re serving representation, inclusivity, and fashion,” and we couldn’t agree more. He owns this look hands down, and Asians across the globe would be elated. Besides, to have him be the face of Asians at the prestigious event.

Rahi is a Cannes regular now, and with his looks, we sense a pattern that is true to his aesthetics. However, He makes sure to give us one out-and-out chic look and one strong look. Both of which are buzzworthy, experimental, and portray his personal style. The pieces he wore depict his love for embroidery and textures. He loves to have fun with fashion and takes his part in representing the community very seriously. However, which shows in each of his appearances.

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Who Wore What at Cannes 2024 This Week? Creator Edition



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The 2024 Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, and this year, the Indian creator contingent is making a serious splash. From fashionistas to comedians, these talented individuals are showcasing their unique styles and personalities on the world stage.

So, Who Wore What? We’ve Got The Deets!

Leading the pack is Ankush Bahuguna, brought his signature charm and fashion sense to Cannes in this Torani outfit. His “Ombre Brows” look is redefining masculinity in the beauty world. While his Instagram stories capture the glamorous red carpet moments, we recommend you follow his broadcast channel. That’s where he’s been revealing the hilarious behind-the-scenes chaos, reminding us that even celebrities get nervous (especially about tripping on the red carpet!).

Vishnu Kaushal, just made his debut at Cannes with the Brut India team. Vishnu, sporting a Rahul Mishra creation, is proof that the journey from making funny bedroom videos to slaying the red carpet in the French Riviera is possible.

Niharika NM, a triple threat with a background in makeup artistry, comedy, and acting, walks the Cannes red carpet for the third time this year. This popular creator even made her Hollywood debut in Netflix’s “Big Mouth” alongside Priyanka Chopra and Jordan Peele. And boy is she turning heads with her “lemon drop” Saafiya gown at the Riviera this week!

Rahi Chadda is a British-Indian fashion influencer based in London and this year he’s gracing the Cannes Film Festival yet again. Rahi, known for his collaborations with leading fashion houses like Dior, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, brings his impeccable fashion sense to the red carpet.

Viraj Ghelani, the comedic genius behind viral content on platforms like Dice Media and FilterCopy, is sure to bring laughter to the Cannes carpet. Viraj’s infectious charm is a standout, further amplified by his stylish Alok & Harsh ensemble. Adding a cherry on top, Viraj even managed to meet Chris Hemsworth at a premiere!

Aastha Shah, a Mumbai-based content creator, is breaking barriers and redefining beauty standards at Cannes. Aastha, with her nearly one million followers, embodies inclusivity and representation for women with vitiligo on the red carpet. Her princessy gown by DOLLYJ, paired with a messy bun and subtle smoky eye, was the perfect way to kick off her Cannes debut.

Karishma Gangwal, also known as RJ Karishma, is another name lighting up the Cannes red carpet. Known for her off-screen elegance and on-screen humor, Karishma turned heads at the “Furiosa – A Mad Max Saga” premiere in a vibrant gown by Neharika by Nour.

So, which one’s your favourite this week?

These Indian creators are not only showcasing their talents on the international front but also proving that fashion, humor, and inclusivity can come together to create a truly captivating presence. The Cannes Film Festival is undoubtedly richer with their participation. While there might be some hits and misses with outfits, we love seeing our favourite Indian creators on the global stage!

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