Thursday, January 5, 2017

Pantone Color of the Year 2017 for Nails - Greenery

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Hello lovely readers! Greenery is this year's Pantone Color of the Year for 2017.  As the name suggests, the color was inspired by nature and symbolizes new beginnings. 

Today's post is a suggested nail polish shade for greenery and recommendations for how to transition this shade from winter to spring. 

greenery pantone color of the year 2017 polish for nails and nail art
Despite having over 800 bottles of nail polishes, I actually do not own any in the "greenery" shade but I'm Soo Swamped from the 2016 New Orleans collection by OPI comes close enough. 

Green is not a color I naturally gravitate towards but I look forward to adding more of this shade to my collection and I'm excited to see what some of my favorite polish makers may come up with. 

I'm Soo Swamped is a glossy creme with a nice formula and application. Shown below are 2 coats plus glossy top coat. 

OPI I'm Sooo Swamped 


If you like this shade and you're wondering how to wear this current season, I suggest pairing it with warmer colors. I paired below with OPI I Kneed Sour-Dough, which adds the right amount of red without turning your look into a Christmas manicure! I finished the look by adding OPI Let Me Bayou a Drink, a blushed pearly pink also from the New Orleans collection. 

 nail art with pantone color of the year Greenery paired with warm and neutral tones
Greenery paired with warm and neutral tones
What is your take on this year's Pantone Color of the Year? Do you own any polishes in this shade or are you planning on adding any to your collection? I would love to hear from you!

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14 comments:

  1. Love this shade, and love your art! Just enough to complement it in a strong way. :)

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  2. The mani is gorgeous even if I am not particularly a fan of greens.

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  3. I adore green polish so Im super excited about greenery. I will have to browse my greens and see if I have any like it.

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  4. I own a few greens in this shade - I was a little "side eyeing" the color when it was announced, but you know...it's growing on me. :) It's a fresh color. I love your nail art tips too!

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  5. I like the colour, but then I'm a fan of greens in general. I really love your simple nail art you did with this!

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  6. I actually grew to like green polishes more after swatching so many green gels! Sucks I'm allergic to them now!! This is super pretty x

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  7. What a gorgeous green that is. Love the color for sure!

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  8. This is a great shade! I've been looking for the perfect Greenery shade myself. It seems like such a basic color that I should have one in my collection already, but I don't.

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  9. Oh that was one of my favorites from the New Orleans Collection! Love that final mani too!

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  10. I LOVE this manicure! I'm also thrilled with Pantone's choice - so pretty!

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  11. I like this! I don't own many green polishes, maybe one. They always make me look sick, haha!

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