Pantone's "it" colour for a new season
Most of us have already seen the bright colours of spring by now: new grass growing, flowers just starting to bloom.
But there are also the "IT" colours for the spring season - one or two particular colours that show up on fashion runways, in homewares and cars. There's a reason for that.
Every spring and fall, the Pantone Color Institute comes up with a palette of colours that they say reflects the current mood. The fashion industry pays attention and then the rest of us do too.
Leatrice Eiseman is the executive director of the institute. She spoke with Sonali Karnick from Pantone's office in the state of Washington.
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