Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone’s trend forecasting and color consultancy, this season’s report features the top 10 standout colors, as well as current takes on the five core classics we can expect to see on the New York runway as fashion designers introduce their new spring/summer collections.
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According to Pantone Color Institute experts, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 New York emphasize our desire for a range of color that inspires ingenuity and inventiveness – colors whose versatility transcend the seasons and allow for more freedom of choice - colors that lend themselves to original color statements and whose flexibility easily adapts to our new and more fragmented lifestyle.
“Offering a range of shades illustrative of nature, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 underscores our desire for flexible color that works year-round. Infused with a genuine authenticity that continues to be increasingly important, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 combine a level of comfort and relaxation with sparks of energy that encourage and uplift our moods,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.
The Spring/Summer 2021 New York Color Palette:
Shades illustrative of nature coupled with new core classics come together to create a palette inspiring ingenuity and inventiveness.
A comforting golden orange infused yellow lends a warming presence.
The color of the sky on a serene, crystal clear day.
An earth inspired brown emblematic of Autumn leaves uncharacteristic of a spring palette.
Friendly and joyful, an optimistic yellow offering the promise of a sunny day.
A stirring blue hue that awakens a vision of Paris in the springtime.
A mentholated Green that cools and soothes.
Inviting Burnt Coral expresses conviviality.
Tasty mint refreshes and restores.
The floral shaded amethyst orchid introduces a unique touch.
Vivifying Raspberry Sorbet tantalizes.
The Spring/Summer 2021 Core Classics:
Core hues whose versatility transcends the seasons and allows for more freedom of choice.
A deep and intense blackened blue.
Quietly assuring and reliable gray encouraging composure.
Smooth Buttercream is an easy and effortless delicious off-white.
Invoking images of shifting powdery sands.
A canopy of green that reveals and conceals.
Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report
To support the PANTONE Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2021 for NY, Pantone has partnered with Adobe Stock to curate a collection of images that reflect the palette of 10 top fashion colors as well as 5 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