Contributor: Barbara Onianwah

Tangerine Tango Palette Number

About 6 months ago a team of color specialists sat back and examined all the circumstances and situations the world over. They then decided that what people the world over needed was a boost of enthusiasm and energy, something to literally make us go “POP” and thus they decided on the pantone 17 – 1463 TCX. Now leave all that scholarly stuff behind, the name of the pantone code is Tangerine Tango.


I bet you are wondering how a bunch of people can just sit back and unanimously decide which color should be chosen, I assure you it isn’t so. They look at the various industries and trends, on the runways and off the runways, in film, food, technology and so on.

This reddish orange color literally screams of FUN, VIVIDITY and LIFE. In a statement, the color specialist explained that Tangerine Tango in particular is “hopeful and optimistic,” marrying the “vivaciousness and adrenaline rush of red with the friendliness and warmth of yellow,” while maintaining a quality of sophistication.

Read more: http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/12/09/tangerine-tango-the-bright-encouraging-color-of-2012/#ixzz1uOYSwDjy


This vivid color is not to be feared, but embraced. It is for the bold and fearless, and perhaps for the also the gentle and mysterious. It can be incorporated into any fashionable getup, makeup and interior décor. It is one of the most versatile, vibrant and calming colors in the spectrum.

Pictures an How to article coming soon!


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