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5 places to discover Earth’s best colors

Earth Tones, our latest capsule, is here. A celebration of Mother Earth’s impressive layers in 7 new shades of nature.

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Nature is our biggest inspiration and it doesn’t get much better than Mother Earth herself. We’ve dug deep for this capsule, capturing the many impressive layers and textures that make up our much-loved planet. Choose from Oak Dark, Slate Blue, Granite Purple, Chestnut Brown, Pebble, Stone Dark and Burgundy.

Oak Dark and Stone Dark also use EarthColors® by Archroma— dyes made using renewable, non-edible waste products leftover from the food and herbal industries (such as nut shells and leaves). Learn more about them here.

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Let’s rock and roll

From Arizona to Peru, we’ve searched far and wide for inspiration for the newest shades of nature brightening up our track pants, hoodies and half-zip sweatshirts. Here are the places that prove why Mother Earth is still the OG when it comes to setting the right tones...

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Photo by ChiemSeherin from Pixabay

1. Wadi Rum, Jordan

Also known as ‘The Valley of the Moon’, Wadi Rum is 720 square kilometers of protected wilderness near Jordan’s southern border. Its otherworldly landscape and the reddish hue of the sand have made it a popular stand-in for Mars in films including The Martian and Red Planet.

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Photo by Jenny Uhling from Pexels

2. Bryce Canyon, Utah, USA

One of southern Utah’s most photogenic parks, Bryce Canyon is not technically a canyon. It’s made up of 12 natural amphitheaters, which have eroded into the Paunsaugunt Plateau. It’s known for its orange-colored rock formations and its moonlit hikes for stargazing.

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Image by eltonjohn1973 from Pixabay

3. Zhangye National Geopark, China

It’s easy to see why Zhangye National Geopark was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. Found in the Qilian Mountains in northern China, its colorful undulating hills, which stand over 100m tall in places, are a photogenic natural wonder.

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4. The Wave, Arizona, USA

The Wave is an iconic red sandstone rock formation found in Arizona, near its northern border with Utah. You may recognise it as a popular desktop wallpaper. Its swirling stripes were eroded by water before being further weathered by sand.

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Image by Sebastian Baszczyj from Pixabay

5. Rainbow Mountain, Peru

On its way to becoming the second most visited attraction in Peru after Machu Picchu, Vinicunca––also known as Rainbow Mountain––was discovered in 2015 when the snow covering it melted, revealing its unique marbled makeup. You’ll find its red, turquoise and gold layers 62 miles from Cusco.

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