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 12 colors, as well as four classic neutrals, we can expect to see on the New York runway as fashion designers introduce their new spring/summer collections.
According to Pantone Color Institute color experts, colors for Spring/Summer 2020 New York express our desire for a sense of the familiar. Friendly and relatable, a palette of colors that conveys a sense of ease. At the same time, in this era of personalized self- expression, this palette of recognized favorites uses the familiar to take some unique twists and turns highlighting elements of humor, modernity and entertainment.
“Combining our desire for stability, creativity, and more spontaneous design approaches, the color palette for Spring/Summer 2020 infuses heritage and tradition with a colorful youthful update that creates strong multi-colored combinations as well as energizing and optimistic pairings,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.
About the Spring/Summer 2020 NYFW Color Palette:
Colorful favorites coupled with seasonal core shades come together to create a palette of modern color classics.
PANTONE 18-1662 - Flame Scarlet
- Pendant Paloma Picasso for Tiffany
Burning bright, Flame Scarlet exudes confidence and determination.
PANTONE 14-1064 - Saffron
- Ring by Andrea Fohrman
Pungent Saffron adds a flavorful brilliance to the palette.
PANTONE 19-4052 - Classic Blue
- Earrings by Louis Vuitton
A boundless blue hue, Classic Blue is evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky opening us up to a world of possibilities.
PANTONE 15-5718 - Biscay Green
- Earrings by Sutra
An aqua shade connected to cleansing waters, Biscay Green cools and refreshes.
PANTONE 19-0323 - Chive
- Bangle by Coomi
A savory herbal green, Chive imparts a healthy and restorative harmony.
PANTONE 17-4021- Faded Denim
- Earrings by Diana Vincent
Faded Denim, a relatable and dependable blue conveys comfort and ease.
PANTONE 16-1359 - Orange Peel
- Ring by Thomas Sabo
Piquant Orange Peel introduces a tasteful tang.
PANTONE 18-4528 - Mosaic Blue
- Earrings by Ana Katarina
The teal Mosaic Blue displays an air of mystique, grace and depth of feeling.
PANTONE 13-0822 - Sunlight
- Earrings by Syna
Soft Sunlight invites happiness, pleasant cheer and a smiling presence.
PANTONE 14-1318 - Coral Pink
- Bracelet by Yael Sonia
Coral Pink wraps you up in a warm and welcoming embrace.
PANTONE 18-1345 - Cinnamon Stick
- Earrings by Cartier
Earthy and warm, Cinnamon Stick is sweet yet spicy.
PANTONE 18-3513 - Grape Compote
- Ring by Andrew Geoghegan
Grape Compote is a composite of mysterious and mellow purple shades.
About the Spring/Summer 2020 Classics:
Displaying an element of natural sophistication and versatility, this season’s core hues serve as singular color statements or as a foundation for playful color contrasts.
PANTONE 16-1324 - Lark
- Ring by Magerit
Authentic and low-key, Lark is an understated and versatile khaki.
PANTONE 19-3923 - Navy Blazer
- Watch by Le Rhöne
Deep blue Navy Blazer is stylish and self-assured.
PANTONE 11-4001 - Brilliant White
- Earrings by Boucheron
Clean, crisp and pristine Brilliant White is suggestive of simplicity and modernity.
PANTONE 16-3802 - Ash
- Ring by Anna Sheffield
Solid and strong, eternally timeless Ash conveys a message of longevity.