Everyone ready for the all the new trends that come with a new year? Well, we’ve got good news for you! The color of 2015 has recently been announced by the Pantone Color Institute. Drum roll please...it’s Marsala! Confused about what this is? No problem, we’ve got an answer for you as well as fun ways for you to use it this upcoming year. So what’s the first thing you think of when you hear Marsala? Don’t worry we thought of wine too. The color also implies a richness that you can’t get with any other color. It’s a beautiful reddish brown.


Looking for good ideas to use this beautiful color in your floral designs this year? Well the good news is many amazing flowers come in reds and browns so it will be easy for you to create an illusion to a marsala feeling in your floral centerpieces and bouquets. Also, a new trend for this year to incorporate the color into floral designs is using airbrush. Many types of flowers our there will be airbrushed Marsala this year to pay respect for the color of 2015. You’ll start seeing it a lot soon! Some of our favorites in this color are hydrangeas, orchids and roses.


If you’re sending flowers and want to know what other shades to include with Marsala in your bouquet our suggestions would be with neutrals, like navy, white or cream. If you want to make a bolder statement some of favorite colors with Marsala are anything with a yellowish hue or a yellow flower. They really bring out the red in the deep, rich color of Marsala.


Now if you are looking for other ways to bring Marsala into your life, our advice would be to start with your closet. That means plenty of clothes and shoes will be coming in this color in 2015 and it’s time to grab them all up! Think dresses, shoes and purses...oh my! One of our other favorite ideas is a Marsala lipstick this year...it’s the perfect combination of red and brown so you get that bold moment without some of the brightness of the red. Want a more subtle way to bring Marsala in this year? Try sunglasses or jewelry!

Hope you enjoyed our timely treat and how to bring Marsala into your life this year. Our D.C. flower shop is obsessed with floral and fashion trends of 2015 so stay tuned for lots more fun topics like this one. Let’s start 2015 off with a bang!