Not all Autumn colours are inspired by leaves

Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, this season’s report features the top 12 stand-out colors, as well as current takes on the four classic neutrals we can expect to see from fashion designers on the runway as they introduce their new autumn/winter collections.

Colors for autumn/winter 2019/20 reflect an emergence of confidence; bold and strong, a visceral palette of colors that are relatable yet display some clever tweaks for the winter season. Expressing our wide-ranging acceptance of color, combinations for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 suggest a thirst for liberation and a desire to realize our own individualized unique identities.

The Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 colours are:
Chili Pepper: A spicy red, Chili Pepper adds drama and excitement as it stimulates the senses.
Biking Red: An adventurous deep red, Biking Red is strong and powerful.
Crème de Pêche: An embracing light peach, Crème de Pêche speaks of softness and ease.
Pink Pink: Warm and flattering, Peach Pink imparts a healthy glow.
Rocky Road: Rocky Road is an earthy and grounded solid brown.
Fruit Dove: An extroverted pink, Fruit Dove creates a presence that can’t be ignored.
Sugar Almond: An appetizing mid-tone, Sugar Almond is a sweetened shade of brown.
Dark Cheddar: Bold and daring, Dark Cheddar is a sharp blend of yellow and orange.
Galaxy Blue: A thoughtful blue hue, Galaxy Blue is evocative of the greater galaxy.
Bluestone: Bluestone is a color of quiet resolve.
Orange Tiger: Orange Tiger imparts a fearless energy.
Eden: Eden is a stately forest green that plays on tradition.


Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 Classics:
This season’s core shades are strong enough to stand alone or work equally well as a foundation for distinguishing color contrasts.
Vanilla Custard: Vanilla Custard is an understated, smooth and creamy white.
Evening Blue: Confident and classic, a deep blue symbolic of the evening sky.
Paloma: An unpretentious, yet at the same time elegant gray, Paloma endures.
Guacamole: A tasteful, nutrient-enriched green, Guacamole establishes a refreshing foundation.


Do you find inspiration from these colour choices? If so, how will you incorporate these colours into your designs?

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