Add Living Coral to Your Home, Beauty and Wardrobe

These 20 items will bring the energy of Pantone's Colour of the Year into your life this season

These 20 items will bring the energy of Pantone’s Colour of the Year into your life this season

Vibrant, warm and infinitely cheery, Living Coralalso known as Pantone 16-1546 is 2019’s Pantone Colour of the Year. It’s a highly saturated pinky-peach colour with golden undertones. Like coral itself, it’s brimming with life and creativity.

Living coral is surprisingly easy to slide into your home and wardrobe, especially with spring around the corner.

Here are our top 20 picks for Living Coral accessories…


1. Women’s FLB running shoes by Adidas

Vancouver loves its neutralsand there’s nothing wrong with that. But add a splash of hot coral with this Adidas running shoe to instantly update your look.
Available at Sport Chek


2. Nail polish in Sunday Funday by Essie

Not just for Sunday! Every day can be a fun day with pretty coral nails in this gorgeous shade from Essie.
Available at salons and beauty destinations across Canada


3. Lightweight blazer by Banana Republic

Blazers still rule the runway and combined with this year’s hottest colour, this blazer from Banana Republic is a no-brainer.
Available at Banana Republic in stores and online


4. Signature backpack by Anello

From Japanese label Anello, this modern utilitarian backpack arrives just in time in coral canvas.
Available at Simons and online


5. "Icon" jacket by the Gap

Keep things casual with this candy-coral jean jacket.
Available March 2019 at the Gap and online.


6. KitchenAid tilt-head stand mixer in Bird of Paradise

Watch your kitchen creativity soar with this tropical coloured stand mixer.
Available at Crate & Barrel and online


7. Nile glass planter by CB2

Handblown glass in white and pale terracotta produce this creamy, marbled coral planter for your home. It also works well for storage in your bathroom or office.
Available at CB2 and online


8. Soft matte lip cream in Manila-Coral by NYX

A soufflé-like texture cushions lips with this electric coral shade from NYX.
Available online and at all major drug retailers, including Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall and Wal-Mart


9. Color mascara in Coral Reef by NYX

Planning your look for Coachella? With coral-tinted lashes courtesy of this mascara from NYX, you will be owning this colour trend.
Available online and at all major drug retailers, including Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall and  Wal-Mart


10. Lip Maximizer in Coral by Dior

This signature lip gloss by the House of Dior is a favourite for good reasons—it provides high shine as well as moisturizing and plumping benefits.
Available at Hudson’s Bay and online


11. Faux leather camera cag by Old Navy

Camera bags have been the “it” shape for a few seasons now. This one from Old Navy is made even more in-demand with this splash of coral.
Available at Old Navy and online


12. Slides by Ivy Park

Slip into summer or a spa day with ease, sporting these too-cool coral slides.
Available at Hudson’s Bay and online


13. Outline beanie by Helly Hansen

Just because there’s still a chill in the air doesn’t mean you can’t strut your coral. This touque will have you transitioning seasons seamlessly.
Available at Hudson’s Bay and online


14. Minimalist whipped powder blush in Sonoya by Shiseido

This mousse-like texture applies like a cream but dries to a powder, creating long-lasting colour on cheeks and eyes. The Sonoya shade is warm, coral-pink that’s instantly cheery especially on sallow skin.
Available at Shiseido counters and online


15. Callista lace trim dress by Ever New

All lace, all coral. This elegant dress will be your go-to all year for weddings, parties and holidays events,
Available at Ever New and online


16. Buccaneer amber sunglasses by Karen Walker

With its half-nude rim and reflective lenses, these sunnies are the very definition of coral cool.
Available at Goop


17. Eye-Conic multi-finish eyeshadow palette in Coconut Fantasy collection by Marc Jacobs Beauty

This collection features seven eyeshadow shades centered around and complementing coral. It includes four finishesbuttery matte velvet, shimmering satin, sparkling silk and metallic laméin a limited edition glossy white case.
Available at Sephora, and Marc Jacobs Beauty


18. Match Stix Shimmer Skinsticks in Trippin and Ridiic by Fenty Beauty

These shimmer sticks can be used as highlighters, blush or under matte foundation to put a little life back into the skin. Trippin (left) is a gold-glazed apricot colour and Ridiic (right) is a brighter golden papaya colour.
Available at Sephora, and Fenty


19. Revolver jacket by MEC

Technically, this is a cycling jacketbut it’s cute, weather-resistant and has tons of zippered pockets. Sounds more like a works-for-everything jacket…
Available at Mountain Equipment Co-op and online


20. Ocean crab brooch by Swarovski

This little crab cutie features coral coloured crystals and rose-gold plating.
Available at Swarovski and online