The Pantone Colour Institute has issued their fashion colour trend report for Spring 2018 and this year it’s full of dramatic hues, energy and playfulness.
Highlighting the top colours used by fashion designers at New York and London Fashion Week, here’s what you can expect for the season ahead.
The bold and lively Meadowlark, a confident and outgoing bright yellow shade highlights the spring 2018 season, glistening with joy and illuminating the world around us.
Impulsive Cherry Tomato is a tempestuous orange-red that exudes heat and energy. Demanding attention, this courageous, never to be ignored, shade is viscerally alive.
Seasoned yet season-less, Chili Oil is an earthy brown based red that adds flavorful definition to the spring 2018 palette.
Brown with a red undertone, the warm, wholesome and engaging Spiced Apple adds flavor to the Spring 2018 palette
Romantic and affectionate Rapture Rose is an artful rosy red that brings a flirtatious charm to the Spring 2018 palette.
Sophisticated yet earthy Ash Rose introduces a new dimension; transforming this muted pink shade into a more grounded hue.
With its gentle petal like touch, delicate and ephemeral Almost Mauve adds a sense of nostalgia to the spring 2018 palette.
Conveying originality and ingenuity, the magical Ultra Violet is a distinctive and complex purple shade that fascinates and intrigues.
Witty and expressive, Spring Crocus is a flamboyant and tantalizing fuchsia shade that summons you in with its beguiling charm.
Pink Lavender is a soft and romantic violet rose that charms with its soothing sense of quiescence.
Palace Blue sparkles with energy. Stirring and impressive, a brighter blue for the days ahead.
Little Boy Blue
With the expectation of the clear blue sky, Little Boy Blue is no longer for little boys only. Suggestive of expansiveness and continuity, this azure blue shade reassures us with its promise of a new day.
The rich chocolate infused brown Emperador adds strength and substance to the spring 2018 palette.
With its seemingly suggestive scent, the subtly alluring Blooming Dahlia beckons us with its understated appeal.
Hinting at retro yet at the same time modern, Arcadia is a cooler, cleaner take on green that with its tinge of blue undertone takes us into a new direction for the spring 2018 season.
Calm and composed Nile Green is a breezy light green that brings a breath of fresh air to the palette, working well as a serene base for a myriad of shades in the Spring 2018 palette.
Sharp and pungent, Lime Punch hits a chord with its strident and striking citrus like presence in the Spring 2018 palette.
The Core Classic Shades
The navy like Sailor Blue anchors the palette.
A mid-tone dove gray, Harbor Mist solidifies the Spring 2018 palette.
Coconut Milk represents the classic mainstay of a white and/or off-white for the Spring 2018 season.
Warm Sand is a comforting neutral shade that effortlessly connects the seasons.
About Fashion Colour Trend Report
The colours featured in the semiannual PANTONE Fashion Colour Trend Report are selected from the PANTONE FASHION, HOME + INTERIORS Color System, the most widely used and recognized colour standards system for fashion, textile, home and interior design. The Pantone Color Institute issues the PANTONE Fashion Colour Trend Report for London, and the PANTONE Fashion Color Trend Report for New York as semi-annual colour trend forecasts for the upcoming season, highlighting the top colours you can expect to see at New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week. The PANTONE Fashion Colour Trend Report serves as a colour reference throughout the season for fashion enthusiasts, reporters and retailers.
About The Pantone Color Institute™
The Pantone Color Institute™ is a consulting service within Pantone that forecasts global color trends and advises companies on color in brand identity and product development, for the application and integration of color as a strategic asset. Recognized around the world as a leading source of color information through seasonal trend forecasts, custom color development, and palette recommendations for product and corporate identity, Pantone Color Institute partners with global brands to leverage the power, psychology and emotion of color in their design strategy.
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