As the warm weather slowly turns into a cool breeze, our wardrobes shift as well. The leading institution of color expertise and excellence, Pantone, has released their Fashion Color Trend Report for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021, and we’re ready for the chromatic wardrobe infusion. Their seasonal palette of rich and varied hues is well complemented by a small core collection of versatile classics. Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute, elaborated on their Fashion Color Trend Report saying, “…a rich narrative, the color palette for Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 highlights our desire for versatile, timeless color. Reflecting a 'less is more' mindset that is becoming increasingly important to consumers prioritizing value and functionality, our color palette is stripped of excess.”
Continue reading to find out the statement colors, the exclusive neutrals, and how to wear them for the upcoming fall and winter seasons.
Recontextualized for high-fashion, this utilitarian green is a versatile neutral for the upcoming season.
An icy gray color, Sleet is the perfect cool-tone to mix with warm, classic autumnal hues.
PANTONE 19-3940 - Blue Depths
One of two blues in the Autumn/Winter 2020/2021 color palette, Blue Depths is both vibrant and shadowy.
Light and elegant, this creamy ivory color is the perfect “palette” cleanser amidst all of Pantone’s bright and dusky seasonal tones.
Projecting a sense of nobility with its richly tinted purple tone, this color makes for the perfect pop in any outfit.
Bring vibrant, warm color to your looks this season with a confident, feminine shade of orange.
Fiery and daring, embrace the color of love and adventure by wearing it this fall in a new and exciting way.
Blurring the lines of chromatic and pastel, this muted half-tone offers a soothing shade of orange to easily transition your summer palette into the cooler months of the year.
The Pantone top shade for 2020, Classic Blue continues its reign at the top this season, blending heavily into color blocked looks, and partnering well with these season's calmer neutrals.
Taking summer's coral into a new direction, this seasonal suggestion lessens the density of the color for a softer burst of brightness.
An elegant upgrade on traditional emerald, this rich hue lightens up the jewel tone for an easy pairing this season.
Topping off last season's Chartreuse with a yellower finish, this bright color pop is a nature pick jumping right off the landscapes and into your closet.
This year's variant on a classic autumnal hue, Fired Brick is the sumptuous shade that will balance out the high velocity of the completed Pantone palette.
A milky pink orange hue, this delicate color offers equilibrium to your seasonal wardrobe, lightening up your looks without going neutral.
Read the full Pantone color trend report for autumn/winter 2020/2021.