Don’t have time to scour the internet to catch up on the latest color trends for spring? I’ve got you covered! In this month's blog I'll show you the Pantone Color Institute’s trend colors for Spring 2024 from New York Fashion Week. Then we'll go over which shades work for each color code.
According to Pantone® Color Institute experts, colors for NYFW Spring 2024 are infused with a hint of nostalgia yet at the same time speak to transformation as we embrace a more positive way of living.
Let's start with the 2024 Color of the Year Peach Fuzz. On Pantone's website Peach Fuzz is described as "a velvety gentle peach whose all-embracing spirit enriches heart, mind, and body." And it was chosen "at a time of turmoil in many aspects of our lives, our need for nurturing, empathy and compassion grows ever stronger as does our imaginings of a more peaceful future."
Next up are the neutral trends. Pantone describes them as "Reliable core tones infused with a contemporary edge create new visions of tradition."
Quiet Shade, a shadowy gray that offers a protective shelter | COOL, DEEP, LIGHT, SOFT
A rainy day gray, Northern Droplet promises a quiet respite | COOL, LIGHT, SOFT
Mushroom, an earth rendered taupe composed in temperature and tone | LIGHT, SOFT
A utilitarian khaki hue, Brush provides a natural blend to its surroundings | DEEP, SOFT, WARM
Clean, crisp, and pristine Brilliant White is suggestive of simplicity and modernity | CLEAR, COOL, LIGHT
Next, let's look at the trend colors. Pantone says the palette is "a range of lively color inspire personalized self-expression and feelings of freedom."
Vibrant Capri is a bright blue hue reminiscent of the azure colored waters of the blue grotto | CLEAR, COOL, DEEP, LIGHT, SOFT, WARM
Sugar coated Lemon Drop is filled with zest | DEEP, LIGHT, SOFT, WARM
Watercress, a refreshing peppery green with a sprightly presence | DEEP, SOFT, WARM
Desert Flower is a warm and engaging pink whose blooms thrive under the sun | LIGHT, SOFT
Mint, a cooling mentholated green that is a breath of fresh air | CLEAR, LIGHT
Chambray Blue, a brightened denim blue infused with an easy vitality | COOL, LIGHT, SOFT
Marlin, an aquatic blue native to tropical and temperate waters | COOL, DEEP, LIGHT, SOFT, WARM
A sweet and mildly tangy red-orange hue, Orangeade has a fruity citrus touch | DEEP, WARM A soft and powdery lavender hue, Pastel Lilac is suggestive of a sweet aroma | COOL, LIGHT, SOFT
Rooibos Tea, a full bodied red imbued with rich, woody note | DEEP, WARM
"Colors for NYFW Spring 2024 inspire feelings of release. Opening the imagination and amplifying and liberating our own unique artistic spirit, they enable us to express ourselves in more inventive ways”, said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone® Color Institute. “A harmonious mix of familiar shades infused with a contemporary edge, colors for NYFW Spring 2024 introduce a new interpretation of current times as memories of the past and a glimpse of the future bring hope for the present”. Which ones will you be adding to your closet? Or maybe you already have some of these beautiful shades in your wardrobe. Either way, you’ll be on trend wearing these colors this season.
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