March 20th may be the first official day of Spring, but for the fashion world Spring is already here! Spring has made it’s way light an fluffily in the air. Certain colors from Fashion Week and designers in general are currently trending. Spring isn’t just a time for pastels. It’s also a time for neutrals. Spring is a time for refreshing and renewal. Time to toss those camel coats to the side. Out with the old from Winter and in with the new for this up and coming Spring season. Pantone’s colors trending this Spring take you all the way around the color wheel.
Starting with aquamarine at number one out of ten, 16.21% of designers used this color. Aquamarine is a color that is somewhere in between the colors of the sea and the sky. Both the lightness and softness of this color creates stress relief. Next up is scuba blue in the second spot which 14.32% of designers used. Designers like Alexander Wang, Stella McCartney, and Phillip Lim were among the many designers that utilized scuba blue. Lucite green is next in the ranks with 12.1% of designers using this color. Classic blue isn’t that far behind at 12.01% utilization in third place; it is a stabilizing color that can be paired with any of the colors on the list. Still close behind is toasted almond at 11.78% for all of the minimalists out there this neutral transcended across the seasons for he number six position. Strawberry ice trails slightly behind as number six. This color is different from all of the others due to the fact that it emits both warmth and coolness simultaneously. It can radiate a glow on it’s wearer. Tangerine tangoes in at seventh with 9.12% of utilization by designers. Cutting it close in eighth place is custard, a soft and neutral yellow. Surprisingly the color of the year, the rich, beautiful marsala lags in second to last in designer utilization. Marsala takes ninth with 7.89%. Last but certainly not least is glacier gray sealing the tenth spot with 6.21% of designer utilization. Achromatic grays have been transcending from season to season, and it is great for fashion combinations.
Color is in everything we do. Certain colors work for certain people. We have our favorites as well as colors we dislike. Pantone’s color report help set the standard for the industry. Always keep your eye out for the current trends. The industry is a constant changing place. The colors may be in today and out tomorrow.