From receiving the name from a flower back in the 17th century, the color pink has come a long way. Back then, it was a pale shade of red. Now it is named pink, a widely popular color, symbolizing few significant things as tenderness, sensitivity, the romantic and such. Even the pink color is celebrated once in a year by the whole nation as ‘National Pink day’. It not only celebrates the color but also the history behind it.
National Pink Day Date
National Pink Day date is on 23rd June. This day is celebrated all over the country with great interest. Some interesting facts of this day is mentioned below:
- Occasionally, the color pink started to surface on religious art and women clothes which then led to the color representing femininity among women and the infant.
- In Art, pink had its golden age in the 17th century.
- Women and the infant clothing business during started the 20th century.
- It was made popular by Madame de Pompadour.
History of National Pink Day
Dating back to the 14th Century, ‘to pink’ used to mean decorated with sewing or punched patterns. In Art, pink had its golden age in the 17th century. National Pink Day was made popular by Madame de Pompadour. Then in the 19th century, pink ribbons were worn by young boys.
Finally, in the 21st century, the color has emerged as representing stronger meanings after the introduction of the shade ‘shocking pink’. It also no longer holds any particular gender identity. Because the 21st is all about breaking social constructs the hold back individuals from expressing themselves.
Pink in language
- To see pink elephants – Hallucinating for drinking too much alcohol.
- Pink Money – Represents the increasing spending power of the LGBTQIA+ community in the economy.
- Pink collar jobs – Referring to jobs regarded as ‘women’s work’
- Tickled Pink – When someone is extremely pleased.
Besides in language, the color pink also represents different things in particular situations. For instance, pink ribbons represent breast cancer awareness. Pink now represents sensitivity, tenderness, boldness, and childhood.
How to celebrate National Pink Day?
There are a number of ways you can celebrate the national pink day. The most approachable way is to flaunt the color pink in your day.
- Wear pink clothes. You can combine different shades of pink; you can also wear pastel themed clothes.
- Incorporate pink colors in your meals; feel free to use food colors or natural pink-colored foods.
- You can also dye your hair with temporary pink color.
- Use the term pink in a sentence.
National Pink Day 2020 Images
It can be quite hard to find pictures of your choice. There are also issues with picture quality. That’s why we have brought some amazing Happy National Pink Day 2020 Images that you can use to wish your community in the new year. Let’s take a look.
National Pink Day 2020 Quotes Messages
Pink isn’t just a color, it’s an attitude!–Miley Cyrus
People are people. Black, blue, pink, green – God make no rules about color; only society make rules…–Bob Marley
I don’t think I will ever get tired of wearing pink.–Emma Bunton
I love pink, it’s so girly!–Ashley Tisdale
Parenting girls makes you quite gender-conscious – it’s almost impossible to fight the power of pink. It’s not such a terrible thing to want to be a princess when you’re five, but it would be nice if there were some other options.–Robert Webb
I fell off my pink cloud with a thud.–Elizabeth Taylor
I’ve constantly tried new things, even as a child, and have always been obsessed with pink. Now I’m just a little more ladylike and fearless. You should never feel afraid to become a piece of art. It’s exhilarating.–Nicki Minaj
My parents told me I’d point to a bed of flowers and say ‘Pink. Pretty,’ before I knew any other words.–Joni Mitchell
My favorite jellybean is the pink one with the flavor inside.–Chester Bennington
I have as much pink as you can have. I love to see other women in pink. It’s good for every shade of skin and hair.–Evelyn Lauder
I can go without make-up and go fishing with my dad; other times, I buy pink shoes and shop for dresses.–Jordan Pruitt
I love pink – pink’s my favourite. I hardly ever – weirdly – wear it, but I love the colour pink.–Ellie Goulding
Pink is not a color – it’s a culture to me.–DeAngelo Williams
Pink is my favourite colour. I used to say my favourite colour was black to be cool, but it is pink – all shades of pink.–Roxane Gay
This is the 21st century where no color holds a particular gender identity. So men, take this opportunity to express your love for the color pink, show off your favorite color however you want. Happy National Pink day!