Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, released the Pantone® Fashion Color Trend Report Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 edition for New York Fashion Week. Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, the trend forecasting and color consultancy, this season’s report features the top ten standout colors, as well as current takes on the five core classics we can expect to see as fashion designers introduce their new autumn/winter collections.
According to Pantone Color Institute experts, colors for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 New York reflect our hybridized lifestyles and our contradictory yearnings as we continue forward into this new landscape. Colors for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 support our need for nurturing and tactility, as well as a calm and restorative space, fulfilling our desire for comfort. Concurrently, the colors also illustrate our need to break free of restraint and embrace the joy of being alive through super bright hues expressing energy boosting vitality and the celebration of life.
“Colors for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 contrast our competing desires for calm and comfort with energy boosting vitality through a range of restful and restorative colors, in tandem with exuberant tones,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “As we move forward into an environment filled with contradiction, hues for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 enable consumers to move fluidly between a range of contrasting shades, allowing them to spontaneously express who they are and how they feel on any given day.”
About the Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 NYFW Color Palette:
Contrasting colors that bring together our co-existing desires for rest and relaxation with exuberant expression.
- PANTONE 18-1552 Lava Falls: Lava Falls, an impassioned orange red with a captivating presence.
- PANTONE 14-0851 Samoan Sun: Cheerful Samoan Sun enlightens and illuminates.
- PANTONE 16-1358 Orange Tiger: Gregarious Orange Tiger, a high vis orange with whimsicality.
- PANTONE 17-2624 Rose Violet: Vivid and vibrant Rose Violet is full of zing.
- PANTONE 18-6024 Amazon: Amazon is a lush and fertile broadleaf green.
- PANTONE 14-2806 Nosegay: Nosegay, a fragrant floral pink that envelopes the senses.
- PANTONE 14-4618 Waterspout: Cleansing Waterspout cools and refreshes.
- PANTONE 18-1148 Caramel Café: Caramel Café, a delicious brown hue that tastefully tempts.
- PANTONE 19-4127 Midnight: Midnight, a hypnotic deep blue evocative of the evening sky.
- PANTONE 18-0625 Martini Olive: Martini Olive, a fruit inspired green tone with a touch of brine.
About the Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 Core Classics:
Classic, seasonless hues whose versatility express longevity
- PANTONE 12-0602 Arctic Wolf: Arctic Wolf is a softly shaded tactile white.
- PANTONE 12-0813 Autumn Blonde: Creamy autumn blonde gently nurtures.
- PANTONE 19-4105 Polar Night: A cosmically inspired blue hue, Polar Night explores the mysteries of new horizons.
- PANTONE 17-0210 Loden Frost: Loden Frost, an earth infused green tone that calms and restores.
- PANTONE 16-3917 Chiseled Stone: Non-presumptive Chiseled Stone displays a silent strength.
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About Fashion Color Trend Report
The colors featured in the semiannual Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report are selected from the Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors Color System, the most widely used and recognized color standards system for fashion, textile, home and interior design. Each season, the Pantone Color Institute issues the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report as semi-annual color trend forecasts for the upcoming season, highlighting the top colors you can expect to see at New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week. The Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report serves as a color reference throughout the season for retailers and brands as well as fashion enthusiasts and reporters.
About the Pantone Color Institute™
The Pantone Color Institute is the business unit within Pantone that highlights the top seasonal runway colors, selects the Pantone Color of the Year, forecasts global color trends, and advises companies on color for product and brand visual identity. Through seasonal trend forecasts, color psychology, and color consulting, the Pantone Color Institute partners with global brands to effectively leverage the power, psychology, and emotion of color in their design strategy.
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