Fashion Color Trend Report New York Autumn/Winter 2019/2020


PANTONE Color Institute


NY Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2019/2020

Embrace of identity promotes color confidence with a clever touch

Each season the team at the Pantone Color Institute creates the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report; a color overview highlighting the top colors fashion designers showing at NY Fashion Week will be featuring in their collections for the upcoming season. With color on the catwalk a key indicator of the color stories we can expect to see showing up across all areas of design, the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report is your easily accessible guide to the season’s most important color trends.

Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report New York Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report New York Autumn/Winter 2019/2020
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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.

“Colors for Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 range from easy and sophisticated to strikingly different and unique,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “This palette of versatile hues builds a sense of empowerment and confidence, enabling the wearer to choose the colors that best reflect his or her mood and persona.”

About the Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 NYFW Color Palette:

Visceral hues coupled with seasonal core shades create a versatile palette inclusive of the following:

PANTONE 19-1557 Chili Pepper
PANTONE 19-1557
Chili Pepper
A spicy red, Chili Pepper adds drama and excitement as it stimulates the senses.
PANTONE 19-1650 Biking Red
PANTONE 19-1650
Biking Red
An adventurous deep red, Biking Red is strong and powerful.
PANTONE 12-1110 Crème de Pêche
PANTONE 12-1110
Crème de Pêche
An embracing light peach, Crème de Pêche speaks of softness and ease.
PANTONE 15-1530 Peach Pink
PANTONE 15-1530
Peach Pink
Warm and flattering, Peach Pink imparts a healthy glow.
PANTONE 19-1234 Rocky Road
PANTONE 19-1234
Rocky Road
Rocky Road is an earthy and grounded solid brown.
PANTONE 17-1926 Fruit Dove
PANTONE 17-1926
Fruit Dove
An extroverted pink, Fruit Dove creates a presence that can’t be ignored.
PANTONE 18-1155 Sugar Almond
PANTONE 18-1155
Sugar Almond
An appetizing mid-tone, Sugar Almond is a sweetened shade of brown.
PANTONE 15-1150 Dark Cheddar
PANTONE 15-1150
Dark Cheddar
Bold and daring, Dark Cheddar is a sharp blend of yellow and orange.
PANTONE 19-4055 Galaxy Blue
PANTONE 19-4055
Galaxy Blue
A thoughtful blue hue, Galaxy Blue is evocative of the greater galaxy.
PANTONE 18-4217 Bluestone
PANTONE 18-4217
Bluestone is a color of quiet resolve.
PANTONE 16-1358 Orange Tiger
PANTONE 16-1358
Orange Tiger
Orange Tiger imparts a fearless energy.
PANTONE 19-6050 Eden
PANTONE 19-6050
Eden is a stately forest green that plays on tradition.

About the 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.

PANTONE 12-0815 Vanilla Custard
PANTONE 12-0815
Vanilla Custard
Vanilla Custard is an understated, smooth and creamy white.
PANTONE 19-3815 Evening Blue
PANTONE 19-3815
Evening Blue
Confident and classic, a deep blue symbolic of the evening sky.
PANTONE 16-0000 Paloma
PANTONE 16-0000
An unpretentious, yet at the same time elegant gray, Paloma endures.
PANTONE 17-0530 Guacamole
PANTONE 17-0530
A tasteful, nutrient-enriched green, Guacamole establishes a refreshing foundation.

Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report

To support the Fashion Color Trend Report Autumn/Winter 2019/2020, Pantone has partnered with Adobe Stock to curate a collection of images that reflect the palette for the season. With millions of visual assets, Adobe Stock is an amazing resource for creatives to seek visual inspiration and creative development. Click here to view the Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report gallery. Click here to view the Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report gallery.

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