What Will Be 2016’s Hottest Hue? Robert Allen Color of the Year Voting Is Open!

RobertAllen.ColorSurvey - L-R Batik Blue, Beet, and Mussel Shell
L-R: Batik Blue, Beet, and Mussel Shell

The Color Experts at Robert Allen have been hard at work determining what next year’s top color will be, but they’re letting the public make the final call! The team studied colors present on the fashion runways, in current interiors, and throughout history to observe past patterns and determine which would be important in 2016. The finalists — Batik Blue, Beet, and Mussel Shell — represent the result of this research.

And now, the fun part 🙂 They’re asking design aficionados to choose what the Robert Allen Color of the Year for 2016 will be! You can cast your vote here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ColoroftheYear2016 Then, stay tuned for the reveal next month.

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Batik Blue: Like your favorite pair of jeans, Batik Blue’s inky dark indigo is infinitely versatile, whether layered with similar unbuttoned blues for a classic tone-on-tone look, or offset with arresting colors, such as fuchsia and lime.

Beet: Flaunting one of the most brilliant colors found in the natural world, Beet’s saturated red-cast purple connotes high fashion and pairs well with everything from creamy white to bright green– like that found in its leafy tops.

Mussel Shell: Inspired by a bivalve’s opalescent, purple-tinged blue, Mussel Shell is an intriguing, grownup version of periwinkle that balances masculine and feminine undertones.