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To signify the beginning of a new decade, Pantone goes back to the basics for its 2020 Colour of the Year. Timeless and elegant, Classic Blue evokes a sense of calm and peace as we usher in a new era.

“We are living in a time that requires trust and faith. It is this kind of constancy and confidence that is expressed by Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue, a solid and dependable blue hue we can always rely on,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.

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“A boundless blue evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky, Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue encourages us to look beyond the obvious to expand our thinking; challenging us to think more deeply, increase our perspective and open the flow of communication.”

Ready for a fresh start? We start with your wardrobe with these 10 Classic Blue picks.