Pretty in Pantone: Shades of Blue

Pantone® is the gold standard in colour matching – without it, we would all be walking around blindly muttering that shops clearly don’t know what the shade “indigo” is.  And imagine the mass confusion when a manufacturer orders 3,000 aquamarine tops, only to open up the boxes and find piles of, gasp, navy blue?! The horror! The fact of the matter is every industry needs a standard – a base – and this is especially significant in the fashion industry, where colours, patterns, and textures are all kings.

The Spring season brings about a cooler and softer colour palette, with colours generally taking cues from nature. In terms of blue, the main players are aquamarine, scuba blue, and classic blue. In an ode to the Pantone® mecca, we thought it only fitting to show our best picks for the cool shades of blue. Take a look!


skechers-boat-1Is there a boat nearby? No? No worries, Skechers’ On-The-Go Cruise 3-Eye boat shoes in navy will have you in vacay mode the minute you slip them on, cruise or no cruise. Skechers’ GOga Mat and microbial insoles mean that these shoes are as comfortable as ever, and if you do find yourself at sea your feet will smell ocean fresh – guaranteed.


This Spring, our favourite plimsoll maker, Keds, brings to us a sky blue “Champion” canvas sneaker that is undeniably and delightfully on-trend. You will definitely need this staple sneaker to complete your Spring wardrobe!




This season, statement flats are trending in a big way (so is leather). This is why Josef Seibel’s navy, perforated, leather Pippa are simply perfect and the freshest way to start your Spring off right.



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