Rose Quartz, Serenity are colors of the year

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  • Pantone's colors of the year reflect reassurance, security, says company
  • It's the first time the company has chosen two colors

(CNN)Serenity -- now.

That's the message from Pantone, the color experts, which named "Serenity" -- a kind of baby blue -- one of its two colors of the year for 2016. The other is Rose Quartz, a dusty pink.
    The choice of color of the year is "a symbolic color selection; a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our culture that serves as an expression of a mood and an attitude," the company, a division of X-rite,