Move over delicious chicken dish: Marsala isn’t just about flavoring food and pleasing palates any more. Worldwide color authority Pantone® has officially named Marsala as the Color of the Year for 2015.
An earthy red with warm undertones and hints of chocolate, it’s a strong-yet-subtle hue that pairs best with equally rich shades or polished neutrals:
Pink and red, worn together? Yes! Tonal variations of the same color make a subtly sophisticated statement. Cameo No Light Coat, $209, Curate Boutique; Christian Louboutin Iriza suede d’Orsay pumps, $675, Saks Fifth Avenue
Bonus: Even if you spill your drink you’ll be in style.