The 2022 Oscars will go down in history as a night of unusual events. Though the slap that ricocheted around the world stole the show there were still some show-stopping outfits that should be noted. One of them was Jada Pinkett Smith’s Blue Green billowy dress by Jean Paul Gautier. The Blue Green masterpiece mimicked rolling waves that some may have portended as a prelude to the high emotions that resulted later.
How the color is made: To create Blue Green mix vivid cyan with very dark (almost black) cyan to achieve a deep color that feels as majestic as a peacock's plumage.
History: Blue Green was traditionally a color that symbolized harmony and intelligence. Because of its deep blue and green hues, it also had negative connotations with greed and power
Color in Action
Blue Green is a robust color with many applications in fashion and design. Its versatility and changeability make it a popular color for runway shows and centerpiece items. Prada has several Blue Green bags in its collection that feel tropical and classically stylish.
Use Blue Green in kitchen design for a bold and intriguing look. Designers who are feeling extra brave can paint the kitchen island in an alluring Blue Green that will make it the focal point and natural congregation spot in the home.
Colors that go with Blue Green
Match Blue Green with dark red for a dramatic complementary color scheme that feels festive with a touch of theatrics. The temperatures of these two colors offer a pleasing counterbalance that is appealing to designers.
Blue Green Color Palettes and Schemes
Pair Blue Green with very dark cyan and strong cyan for a look that feels like a tropical underwater adventure.
Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns
Wallpapers in Blue Green geometric designs will feel contemporary and modern especially when paired with metallics like gold or silver elements.