Spotting Bollywood in the Pantone Colour of the Year 2024 & how you can wear it your way


During the first week of December 2023, Pantone announced ‘Peach Fuzz’ as the Pantone Color of the Year 2024. It’s a shade that the Institute described in a press release as variously “gentle,” “velvety,” “contemporary” and “nurturing.” Basically, it’s a pretty gorgeous and focused hue.

The colour was selected by human fad forecasters who are globetrotters and travel around the world exploring fashion and design and otherwise foretelling what is next in becoming a hot trend. The shade: Peach Fuzz marks the 25th anniversary of the selection. Will it be the new color of the new year? Will it catch fire the way millennial pink did? Let us find out.

What is Peach Fuzz? (PANTONE 13-1023)

According to Shilpi Gupta, “peach fuzz” is a word used in relation to fabrics with a smooth, fuzzy texture that produces a fascinating tactile and visual impression. “You may give your clothes a sense of luxury and profundity by including peach fuzz into your wardrobe.”

Understanding Peach Fuzz: Pantone Color of the Year 2024 

Every year Pantone seems to incline towards the belief that color can set the expressive tone for a year. Like, the world is unceasingly dim and bleak, so here’s a pastel to cheer everyone up.

Hitting the perfect sweet spot between a muted mix of pink and orange, Peach Fuzz brings belonging, inspires recalibration and an opportunity for nurturing, conjuring up an air of calm, offering us a space to be, feel and heal and to flourish, whether spending time with others or taking the time to enjoy a moment by ourselves. It is a color that evokes a new modernity” while maintaining a “vintage vibe. 

“The colour is one whose warm and welcoming embrace conveys a message of compassion and whose cozy sensibility brings people together and enriches the soul,” Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, said in the same news release announcing the shade.

To us, the colour is a reminder of an outdoor afternoon gender-neutral baby shower. It reminds us of sweetness coming along with empathy and a kind world.

Celebrity Style Inspirations Embracing the Pantone Color of the Year 2024

Looking for how to include this trending colour in your wardrobe? To guide you on this stylish voyage, we turn to the fashion-savvy divas of Bollywood, where the creme-de-la-creme of fashion effortlessly approves and styles the 2024 colour of the year.

1. Priyanka Chopra

Who said the colour of the year couldn’t be all shiny and blingy? Priyanka Chopra wearing Peach Fuzz, the Pantone Color of the Year 2024 proves it and shows it off in her gorgeous sheer, elaborately made gown. All the drama and bling is all we need to feel better.

2. Kareena Kapoor Khan

Kareena Kapoor Khan’s stunning floral sari is excellent for a bright day out in peach! With very little makeup, the floral prints look balanced out and her pulled-back hair gives a neat and polished look. She has minimal accessories on her to let the attire shine.

3. Mira Kapoor

This stunning peach saree by Manish Malhotra is nothing less than flawless and is perfect if you want to do a high-class party look or a daytime wedding outfit. Her bindi and statement earrings are perfect to complete her look.

4. Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut has always been a queen, be it in her reel life or real life. And yet again she proves it in a peach suit with intricate embroidery. The kurta is beautifully paired with a yellow salwar and a matching peach dupatta producing a gorgeous overall outfit. Carrying minimal makeup took her natural beauty to a newer level, and she completed the look by styling her hair in loose beach waves.

5. Rakulpreet Kaur

Rakul Preet Singh looked like a dreamy vision in a peach-pink lehenga by the very talented designer Sana Barreja. To give her Desi outfit a trendy twist, the Yaariyan actress paired the lehenga skirt with a sleeveless, plunging neckline blouse. A printed dupatta completed her stunning look.

6. Ananya Pandey

Being a total trendsetter for the Gen-Z, Our Bollywood cutie Ananya effortlessly intertwines Peach Fuzz into her clothing, presenting a flawless combination of young vibes and grace, sprinkled with a correct splash of quirky sass and a mix of our cultural roots. 

7. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt’s choice of an eternally exquisite gown with a corset top is not at all unexpected. The junior lady Bhatt has always stunned us with top-notch fashion picks. Floating with utmost grace, the gown highlights her born talent to enhance every shade. Known for her statement style she effortlessly carries herself like royalty.

How to Wear ‘Peach Fuzz’, Pantone’s 2024 Color of the Year your way

To help you find an answer to this popularly asked question, we have curated a complete style guide on how to fill your wardrobe with Peach Fuzz. Well, prepare to hop on the very interesting journey as we dig in….

1. Opt for monochrome looks

For a clean girl and polished look, opt for single color/monochromatic ensembles using various shades of peach. Pick various shades and tones within the same shade clan and layer them together to create a blissful balance. Mix textures and materials to add charm and appeal to your outfit, whether a peach kurti paired with a sharara/gharara ̣ or a bold formal pantsuit in modern aesthetic tones.

2. Play Accessories

If you’re feeling totally confused about clasping the Color of the Year, take baby steps and begin with accessories. Experiment with additions like handbags, stoles, belts, hats or jewelry in this hue to add pops of color to neutral getups. These accompaniments can brighten up your outfits and serve as focal points without overpowering your overall attire. 

3. Play around with contrasting colours 

Complete eye-catching blends by wearing Peach Fuzz with complementary or opposing colours. Opt for colours on the contrasting side of the colour wheel for an all-out contrast. Shades like blues, bottle greens, blood reds, or victorious violets can make Peach Fuzz stand out and fetch you so many compliments.

4. Layer Up with Peach

Layer Peach Fuzz with neutrals to build effortlessly chic and trendy looks. Whether low-key accentuating a neutral ensemble with little-little pops of Peach Fuzz or making a classic statement with bigger pieces like a classic jacket, a statement shrug, or pants, this color seamlessly upgrades any of your favorite neutral looks.

5. Or maybe infuse the shade with makeup and nails

A peach blush has become a new go-to for most of us. It just gives your cheeks the prettiest lively glow. Peach flatters all skin tones and you can’t forget your nails! A creamy peach or coral manicure pulls the whole peachy look together. Matching your eyes, cheeks, and nails in the Pantone Color of the Year is such a fun way to celebrate the trend. We are sure that all of us are going to be rocking peach eyes, cheeks, and nails all year long. This shade just makes everyone happy – it’s so warm and vibrant.

Ready to wear Peach Fuzz in 2024? 

Aren’t we all trying to decide? Should we just do little peach hints with accessories and such? Or go full-on peach from head to toe? Maybe we’ll do both! A peach scarf for work, then rock a fuzzy sweater on the weekends.

How do you plan to wear Peach Fuzz in 2024? Will you do peach dresses or tops? Or just stick to small touches like a peach bag or shoes? We’d love to hear your thoughts and outfit ideas!

This color totally screams spring and summer to us. It’s so vibrant and happy! It’s not every day Pantone picks such a fun color. Gotta flaunt it!

Aditi Gupta
Aditi Gupta
Hey, I am Aditi. Join me on this journey as I explore the latest trends, delve into timeless classics, and provide valuable insights into the ever-evolving world of fashion.