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CLASSIC BLUE IN FASHION
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a poised and self-assured blue hue, elegant in its simplicity. Genderless in outlook and seasonless in endurance, this foundational anchor shade enables color mixes throughout the spectrum, yet at the same time, makes a strong statement on its own. Emblematic of heritage but at the same time highly contemporary, versatile PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue takes on distinct appearances through application to different materials, finishes, and textures from shimmering metallics, lustrous sheens, and high-tech materials to hand crafted mixes and more fragile fabrics.
Offering the promise of protection, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a pervasive favorite for home. Creating a stable foundation on which to build, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue injects creative confidence into interiors, transforming a space through unique color combinations and tonal statements. Easily applied across so many different materials, textures, and finishes, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is a dependable blue that can take you in many different directions, expressing tradition and elegance, as well as unexpected boldness.
Because of PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue’s relation to the sky at dusk, something we see every day, it maintains a perception of dependability and constancy. A color we respond to viscerally as being trustworthy, PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue is an ideal shade for many applications in graphic design. This is especially true for packaging, where PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue conveys the message of credibility and reliability that today’s consumers are connecting to.