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Is turquoise gender neutral?

First, I love turquoise and cyan colors and I've seen a lot of baby gear in these shades. And second, I wanted to not have overly boyish or girlish patterns or colors on carseats, strollers, play yards, etc., so I can use it for future children (hopefully!) who could be boys or girls. And third, I am actually having a boy. 

So is turquoise in the fabrics a little too much for a boy or would it be fine for a girl, too? Does it look too boyish (as being shades of blue anyway) to be considered neutral?

Just seeking thoughts. Thanks! 

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  • yes totally it is.
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    Our nursery will be in Aqua, Yellow, and Grey no matter the sex of the baby. 

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  • I think it's gender-neutral. I think that's actually the color we will be using for our baby's room. We're team green. :)



  • I think both turquoise and teal are great for girls and boys.
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    Yes, especially if you pick a good accent color, like coral.
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  • My son's room has yellow walls and curtains in a dark shade of turquoise, so I obviously think so! 
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  • Totally. My favorite color combo at the moment is turquoise (actually more of a Robin's Egg Blue) and red, I'll probably use it for boy or girl.
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  • I would say yes for sure! 
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  • I would say yes. 
  • i think so, and you can make it more boyish or girlish depending on what other colors you pair it with
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    Definitely gender neutral - we're team green and will be using it either way.


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  • I hope so, thats the color of my nursery :)

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  • I think so.  We got all teal and grey for our baby gear with DD just because I felt like it was silly to buy super girly non-clothing items.  I mean, I don't drive a pink car or have a kitchen full of pink appliances and people still manage to realize I'm female.  

    DD's room/LO#3's nursery is mustard, turquoise, black and white.  I think it's very neutral and modern.

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  • Yep.  We had turquoise, white, yellow, and mint for our first.
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