Fashion Color Trend Report New York Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020

PANTONE Color Institute


New York Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020

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.

New York Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020
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Images: Stocksy / Adobe Stock, Julia K / Stocksy / Adobe Stock, Stocksy / Adobe Stock.
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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
PANTONE 18-1662
Flame Scarlet
Burning bright, Flame Scarlet exudes confidence and determination.
PANTONE 14-1064 Saffron
PANTONE 14-1064
Pungent Saffron adds a flavorful brilliance to the palette
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue
PANTONE 19-4052
Classic Blue
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
PANTONE 15-5718
Biscay Green
An aqua shade connected to cleansing waters, Biscay Green cools and refreshes.
PANTONE 19-0323 Chive
PANTONE 19-0323
A savory herbal green, Chive imparts a healthy and restorative harmony.
PANTONE 17-4021 Faded Denim
PANTONE 17-4021
Faded Denim
Faded Denim, a relatable and dependable blue conveys comfort and ease.
PANTONE 16-1359 Orange Peel
PANTONE 16-1359
Orange Peel
Piquant Orange Peel introduces a tasteful tang.
PANTONE 18-4528 Mosaic Blue
PANTONE 18-4528
Mosaic Blue
The teal Mosaic Blue displays an air of mystique, grace and depth of feeling.
PANTONE 13-0822 Sunlight
PANTONE 13-0822
Soft Sunlight invites happiness, pleasant cheer and a smiling presence.
PANTONE 14-1318 Coral Pink
PANTONE 14-1318
Coral Pink
Coral Pink wraps you up in a warm and welcoming embrace.
PANTONE 18-1345 Cinnamon Stick
PANTONE 18-1345
Cinnamon Stick
Earthy and warm, Cinnamon Stick is sweet yet spicy.
PANTONE 18-3513 Grape Compote
PANTONE 18-3513
Grape Compote
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
PANTONE 16-1324
Authentic and low-key, Lark is an understated and versatile khaki.
PANTONE 19-3923 Navy Blazer
PANTONE 19-3923
Navy Blazer
Deep blue Navy Blazer is stylish and self-assured.
PANTONE 11-4001 Brilliant White
PANTONE 11-4001
Brilliant White
Clean, crisp and pristine Brilliant White is suggestive of simplicity and modernity.
PANTONE 16-3802 Ash
PANTONE 16-3802
Solid and strong, eternally timeless Ash conveys a message of longevity.

Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report

To support the PANTONE Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2020 for NY and London, Pantone has partnered with Adobe Stock to curate a collection of images that reflect the palette of 12 top fashion colors as well as 4 core shades. 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 Color Trend Report Gallery.

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