Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone’s trend forecasting and color consultancy, the Fashion Color Trend Report is your guide to the season’s most important color trends. This report features the top 10 colors, as well as four classic neutrals, we can expect to see on the New York runway as fashion designers introduce their new Autumn/Winter collections.
According to Pantone Color Institute experts, colors for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 New York reflect our interest in desirable seasonal classics imbued with personality. Colors whose timelessness and versatility convey a level of functionality, and at the same time lend themselves to unique color statements that stand out. These colors encourage creativity as well as pragmatism, reflecting the changing mindset of today’s consumer, who prioritizes value and longevity over color choices that are here today and gone tomorrow.
“Offering a rich narrative, the color palette for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 highlights our desire for versatile, timeless color. Reflecting a ’less is more’ mindset that is becoming increasingly important to consumers prioritizing value and functionality, our color palette is stripped of excess,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Imbued with strength and personality, colors for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 encourage our ongoing desire for unique self-expression through creative and unusual visual statements that stand out.”
About the Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 NYFW Color Palette:
Colorful favorites coupled with seasonal core shades come together to create a palette of fresh color classics.
PANTONE 16-1350 - Amberglow
- Ring by Melissa Kaye
A radiant autumnal orange, Amberglow promotes self-confidence and creative self-expression.
PANTONE 19-1662 - Samba
- Ring by David Webb
A voluptuous sultry red, Samba introduces an upbeat energy.
PANTONE 16-1328 - Sandstone
- Earrings by Gurhan
Tied to nature, earthy Sandstone speaks of the rustic outdoors.
PANTONE 19-4052 - Classic Blue
- Earrings by Jacob & Co.
A boundless blue hue, Classic Blue is evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky opening us up to a world of possibilities.
PANTONE 13-0648 - Green Sheen
- Earrings by Fei Liu
Optimistically rebellious, Green Sheen is a bold acidic yellow-green shade that will always stand out.
PANTONE 16-1511 - Rose Tan
- Pendant by Pomellato
A gentle dusky pink, Rose Tan imparts a sense of composure.
PANTONE 18-5338 - Ultramarine Green
- Bracelet by Roberto Coin
Ultramarine Green, a deep cooling blue-green, exudes self-assurance and poise.
PANTONE 19-1337 - Fired Brick
- Earrings by Georg Jensen
Strong and sturdy, Fired Brick adds gravitas.
PANTONE 14-1220 - Peach Nougat
- Ring by Gigi Ferranti
Nurturing Peach Nougat embraces with its inviting warmth.
PANTONE 19-2428 - Magenta Purple
- Ring by John Hardy
A hypnotic purple shade, Magenta Purple intrigues and mesmerizes.