How to wear Pantone’s 2020 Color Of the Year: Classic Blue

Every year, those in the know at the Pantone Color Institute reveal what they believe will be the standout color of the coming year. Imagine our surprise and delight when they announced their pick for 2020: Classic Blue! Yes, Blue Hens, this does look an awful lot like one of our favorite colors…Royal Blue!

We hear all the time from folks who find royal blue difficult to wear, so we thought this was the perfect time to play it up and show you how well it plays with everything in your closet.

Cozy look featuring royal blue Arched Delaware hoodie & grey sweatpants with tan and gold winter accessories.
“Classic Blue” hoodie paired with cozy grey joggers and classic accessories makes the perfect outfit for Saturday morning coffee on Main Street, an afternoon study session at the library or a crisp evening bonfire with friends!
Sporty look featuring black and white basics with pops of royal blue Arched Delaware ball cap and yellow boots.
Watch “Classic Blue” pop when paired with crisp black and white pieces. This sporty look is perfect for date night, sporting events or girls night out.
Hit the gym in “Classic Blue” shorts that pair well with any neutrals in your closet. You can still rock your school colors without looking over the top.
Casual men's look featuring royal blue Arched Delaware t-shirt paired with khakis, and warm brown & black accessories.
Take a casual approach to #BlueHenFridays with our timeless “Classic Blue” Arched Delaware t-shirt paired with warm browns and blacks.
Also perfect for drinks after work and Sunday brunch.

We hope that gives you some ideas of how to tone down the blue or play it up, depending on the look you are going for. We’d love to see how you are wearing the color of the year, so share some pics and tag them with #National510, so we can find them.

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