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Pantone names Classic Blue as its color of the year for 2020

Pantone Color Institute has named Classic Blue as its color of the year for 2020.

The color offers stability and connection, said the vice president of the international sellers of color, Laurie Pressman. And who doesn't like the color blue?

“It’s a reassuring presence,” Pressman told The Associated Press in an interview.

Classic Blue creates a feeling of great space, Pressman said. This color of blue is officially known as Pantone 19-4052.

Another blue color, Cerulean, was chosen for 2000. That was the first time Pantone announced a color for the year ahead. Cerulean is the color of the sky during the day. Classic Blue is the color of the sky just as the day ends.

Some Classic Blue picks:

Everything is also available on Amazon:

Micro Kickboard Sprite (on sale now for $79.99)! Definitely one of the hottest gifts this season. Micro Kickboard offers scooters and balance bikes for ages 2 to 102!

Plus-Plus was ahead of the trend with their basic blue open play set. This is such a beloved toy for kids and parents alike. Retails for $7.99

Hoyle Waterproof playing cards are a great stocking stuff for the tween or teen in your life. -- Retails for $5 on Amazon!

iPlay, iLearn Bull Hopper - cute and inflatable ride on bull is also hilariously on trend and a great last minute prime gift for the toddler in your life -- $25 on Amazon.

Cariuma Pantone Classic Blue Knit Shoes

Beautiful and functional shoes for men and women. All sizes. $98.

As technology continues to race ahead of the human ability to process it all, it is easy to understand why we gravitate to colors that are honest and offer the promise of protection. Non-aggressive and easily relatable, the trusted PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue lends itself to relaxed interaction. Associated with the return of another day, this universal favorite is comfortably embraced.

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