Pantone Fall Color Report: Trending Colors for Fall 2015

Number one question I get asked all the time, “What are the colors for the upcoming season?” Well I have done my research and brought you Pantone’s Fall Fashion Color Report for 2015. The report goes over the highs and low of each color choice, but I’m going to give you the skinny on fall color trends.

Dried HerbAn olive green shade once thought of as strictly safari or military, PANTONE 17-0627 Dried Herb has been elevated into a color we now perceive as sophisticated and chic. Closely related to nature, Dried Herb is an organic shade redolent of nature’s earthy fragrances.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Raoul in Desert Sage

A cool and soothing greenish gray, PANTONE 16-0110 Desert Sage is the ideal neutral. Timeless and unobtrusive yet at the same time stylishly powerful enough to make an impactful statement on its own, Desert Sage speaks to this feeling of naturally inspired colors that remind us of things that are real and not invented.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Bibhu in Oak Buff

Just as the sun comes out after stormy weather to bring us cheer and a glimmer of hope, PANTONE 16-1144 Oak Buff is a mellow, comforting and warming shade that brings good feelings. Another one of nature’s illustrious shades, the golden yellow Oak Buff acts to nurture and comfort.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Yoana Baraschi in Cadmium Orange

A nod to the ’60s and ’70s, PANTONE 15-1340 Cadmium Orange evokes a sentiment of optimism, fun and fantasy. Both playful and sophisticated in its appeal, Cadmium Orange is a warm, welcoming and subtly dramatic orange shade that is striking enough to stand on its own or act as a bold contrast.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Cynthia Steffe in Pantone Biscay Bay

A lush and elegant teal, PANTONE 18-4726, Biscay Bay splashes up against more heated tones with its cool touch. Combining the serene qualities of blue with the invigorating aspects of green, the cool and confident Biscay Bay inspires thoughts of soothing, tropical waters, taking us to a place that is pleasant and inviting.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Tadashi Shoji in Pantone Amethyst Orchid

Indicative of our affection for color, PANTONE 17-3628 Amethyst Orchid is the jewel in the crown.Intriguing, vibrant and somewhat sensual, the enigmatic Amethyst Orchid is an extraordinary hue that is unique, bold, creative and exciting.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute


Lela Rose in Pantone Cashmere Rose

A play on the ’60s with a twist of today, PANTONE 16-2215 Cashmere Rose is a tactile and soft pink hue that renders exactly what it promises. Cultivated in its richness, Cashmere Rose is a gentle and composed pink that is more upscale than downtown.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute


Charles Youssef in Reflecting Pond

Thoughtful, contemplative and composed, PANTONE 19-4326 Reflecting Pond is a cooling blue with a lot of depth. Conveying a message of credibility, Reflecting Pond is a serious shade that speaks to our need for stability and security.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute


Rebecca Minkoff in Marsala

Interesting on its own and a wonderful contrast for other hues, PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala is a winey red-brown that adds finesse and savoir faire. Rich and robust, Marsala incorporates the warmth and richness of a tastefully fulfilling meal, while its grounding red-brown roots point to a sophisticated, natural earthiness.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

Nicole Miller in Stormy Weather

Reminiscent of the sky on a gray, overcast day, PANTONE 18-4214 Stormy Weather is dependable, cool and above all, constant. Implying quality and luxury, Stormy Weather is a powerful blue gray shade that is strong, protective and enduring.

Leatrice EisemanExecutive Director, Pantone Color Institute

All information has been extracted from www.pantone.com for your reading pleasure.

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Sophisticated Poser

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Sophisticated Poser

amanda bell. model + editor for blog sophisticated poser. the personal style of a northern california transplant from texas. blogging about my personal style, street style, and helping you curate the perfect closet. founder of Because Women Love Brunch #BWLBrunch

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