Are we all dreaming in Rose Quartz? No, it’s not a dream, it seems everything is this exact shade of pink since Pantone named it the colour of 2016. This soft shade has a certain lightness and sheerness about it, lending itself well to layering with light grey and soft whites. So why this particular rosy hue? It was trend forecasted by Pantone and if you're half-interested in aesthetics, it's actually a very interesting anthropological and social insight into our current cultural trends.
Rose Quartz and Serenity are chosen as the PANTONE Color of the YearAs consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfil our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent. Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace. - Pantone
It seems we're all looking for some respite in this noisy, turbulent time and Tumblr's favourite shade, Rose Quartz, might just be what we need. So, relax, take a deep breath and browse some of our favourite rosy finds.