A look through Pantone colour of the year – Greenery in Indian Fashion

Did you know every year the Pantone Institute announces a colour of the year? And this year’s colour of 2017 is none other than Greenery.

The Pantone colour of the year and supporting colour palettes lead the way for trends before and after it’s announcement in several industries in particular, the textile industries such as fashion and homewares.

Greenery offers a lush, refreshing and revitalising shade and is symbolic of new beginnings according to the Pantone institute. A fresh and zestu yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew they add. Encouraging us to reinvigorate, while being a colour that’s omnipresent – around us everywhere.

It’s easy to see why Greenery is described as a life-affirming shade, and emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality.

In Indian culture – Green also represents new beginnings, as well as the harvest and happiness.

Bollywood actresses looking vibrant in Greenery
Sarees

Green is a very common colour in general and very popular with the Saree, but we were so surprised to see how much the colour Greenery has been worn by Bollywood stars, especially in the lead up to 2017 and during 2017.

Vibrant Vidya!

Critically acclaimed actress Vidya Balan is known for the Saree as the choice of garment. However it was grea to see how much she likes her Greenery.

Refreshing Rekha
If there was one thing many women would love to do is go through Bollywood legendary actress Rekha’s saree collection. Here’s she’s looking as beautiful as ever in striking Greenery hues.

Kurtas, Lehengas, Jackets, Anarkalis and more – Mixing it up in Greenery Bollywood style

While being a striking vibrant colour – Greenery looks great on many skin tones and can be mixed and match or worn all over with ease:

Greenery as a versatile “trans-seasonal” shade, it works with many colour combinations.You can contrast deep colour like maroon or navy with your Greenery to make the colour pop and add dimension to your outfit, or go Greenery all over for a more elegant look if in a lighter hue of Greenery.

Whether it’s a lgiht fabric, or a fully-embelished sharara or even a print lehenga and green jacket you can really make a statement with Greenery as a colour, simply because of the rawness of the colour palette, it offers a crisp and definitely fresh look when worn.

The lehenga in all it’s Greenery

It’s a super popular colour to go for wedding trousseaus – especially the mehendi function given it’s closeness to the mehendi colour palette. Many brides pick from the ‘Green’ colour palette to go with the theme of the mehendi event.

So whether you’re a bride or a guest pick green for the mehendi! It will surely be a winner and you’ll be in theme!





The girl with the green saree

For Indian and South-Asian women the saree a beautiful go-to garment that wraps around and looks great on women of all shapes and sizes. It’s 6-metre length wraps around the body of the wearer, making it an incredibly versatile and hence popular garment.

Since green is also culturally significant in Indian culture, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular colour for sarees as we’ve mentioned earlier. Here’s a look at the variety of sarees we have on offer in Greenery.





You can also custom-make your outfit in the colour Greenery.

The options are endless when it comes to what’s on ofer at Silk And Sparkle! We specialise in Indian bridal wear and menswear, and can also create a custom-made designed garment or matching Sherwani to go with the bride’s outfit too!

Visit our store in Thornleigh at Shop 4/295-299, Pennant Hills Road, Thornleigh to shop our latest collection. Parking under the Building. Entry via 3 Thornleigh Street.

Or book an appointment with us today on 02 9484 2098, 0421 079 017.

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