Color Trends

Color Trends

Color of the Year 2018

Ultra Violet

HEX: #6B5B95

PANTONE 18-3838

Every year the Pantone Color Institute (known to define Colors of the Year) evaluates the colors shown by fashion designers at the New York Fashion Week.

This information is used to create The Pantone Color of the Year and the Pantone Fashion Color Report with the top 10 fashion colors for the comming season:

The HEX values are non official approximate values intended to simulate the colors in HTML.

The Hottest Spring Colors for 2018



Pantone 13-0646

Cherry Tomato

HEX: #E94B3C

Pantone 17-1563

Little Boy Blue

HEX: #6F9FD8

Pantone 16-4132

Chili Oil

HEX: #944743

Pantone 18-1440

Pink Lavender


Pantone 14-3207

Blooming Dahlia

HEX: #EC9787

PANTONE 15-1520


HEX: #00A591

PANTONE 16-5533

Ultra Violet

HEX: #6B5B95

PANTONE 18-3838


HEX: #6C4F3D

Pantone 18-1028

Almost Mauve


Pantone 12-2103

Spring Crocus

HEX: #BC70A4

PANTONE 17-3020

Lime Punch

HEX: #BFD641

PANTONE 13-0550

Spring 2018 Classic Color Palette

Sailor Blue

HEX: #2E4A62

PANTONE 19-4034

Harbor Mist


PANTONE 14-4202

Warm Sand


PANTONE 15-1214

Coconut Milk


PANTONE 11-0608

Color of the Year 2017


HEX: #92B558

Pantone 15-0343

The Hottest Fall Colors for 2017


HEX: #DC4C46

Pantone 17-1558

Tawny Port

HEX: #672E3B

Pantone 19-1725

Ballet Slipper

HEX: #F3D6E4

Pantone 13-2808


HEX: #C48F65

Pantone 16-1341

Navy Peony

HEX: #223A5E

Pantone 19-4029

Neutral Gray

HEX: #898E8C

Pantone 17-4402

Shaded Spruce

HEX: #005960

Pantone 19-4524

Golden Lime

HEX: #9C9A40

Pantone 16-0543


HEX: #4F84C4

Pantone 17-4041

Autumn Maple

HEX: #D2691E

Pantone 17-1145

The 10 Hottest Spring Colors for 2017

Pantone told us that in the Spring of 2017 we would wear bright and vivid colors  as well as those that convey a sense of earthiness:


HEX: #578CA9

Pantone 17-4123

Primrose Yellow

HEX: #F6D155

Pantone 13-0755

Lapis Blue

HEX: #004B8D

Pantone 19-4045


HEX: #F2552C

Pantone 17-1462

Island Paradise

HEX: #95DEE3

Pantone 14-4620

Pale Dogwood


Pantone 13-1404

Pink Yarrow

HEX: #CE3175

Pantone 17-2034


HEX: #5A7247

Pantone 18-0107


HEX: #CFB095

Pantone 14-1315

The 10 Hottest Fall Colors for 2016

Pantone  told us that in the Fall 2016 we would wear colors that suggests strength, confidence, and complexity.

The hues also reflect our desire for tranquility and optimism.


HEX: #4C6A92

Pantone 17-4028

Airy Blue

HEX: #92B6D5

Pantone 14-4122


HEX: #838487

Pantone 17-3914

Aurora Red

HEX: #B93A32

Pantone 18-1550

Warm Taupe

HEX: #AF9483

Pantone 16-1318

Dusty Cedar


Pantone 18-1630

Lush Meadow

HEX: #006E51

Pantone 18-5845

Spicy Mustard

HEX: #D8AE47

Pantone 14-0952

Potter's Clay

HEX: #9E4624

Pantone 18-1340


HEX: #B76BA3

Pantone 17-3240

The 10 Hottest Spring Colors for 2016

The Pantone fashion color report for the Spring 2016 told us that we would wear colors that suggests health, peace, and accessibility because they make us feel comfortable.

The 2016 spring hues also reflect our access to modern art and a desire for natural surroundings.

Rose Quartz


Designers 2016: TOSIA, Houghton, M.PATMOS, Charles Youssef

Goes with: Peach Echo, Serenity, Lilac Grey

Peach Echo

HEX: #F7786B

Designers 2016: Christan Siriano, Rebecca Minkhoff, Dennis Basso, Ella Moss

Goes with: Rose Quartz, Serenity, Lilac Grey


HEX: #91A8D0

Designers 2016: Emilio Sosa, Rachel Pally Harbison

Goes with: Buttercup, Snorkel Blue, Peach Echo

Snorkel Blue

HEX: #034F84

Designers 2016 Georgine, Tasashi Shoji, WHIT NY, Angelys Balek

Goes with: Buttercup, Iced Coffee, Peach Echo

Limpet Shell


Designers 2016 Ground Zero, O'2nd, Kung Katherine

Goes with: Iced Coffee, Peach Echo, Rose Quartz

Lilac Grey

HEX: #9896A4

Designers 2016: KARIGRAM, Rebecca Vallance, Yoana Baraschi

Goes with: Fiesta, Green Flash, Iced Cofee

Iced Coffee

HEX: #B18F6A

Designers 2016: Noon by Noor, Daniel Silverstain

Goes with: Rose Quartz, Serenity, Lilac Grey


HEX: #DD4132

Designers 2016: Pamella Roland, Malone Souliers

Goes with: Snorkel Blue, Green Flash, Limpet Shell



Designers 2016: Charles Á Ron,David Hart

Goes with: Snorkel Blue, Serenity, Lilac Grey

Green Flash

HEX: #79C753

Designers 2015 Angel Sanchez, Nicole Miller

Goes with: Snorkel Blue, Serenity, Limpet Shell

Colors of the Year 2000-2017

2017 Greenery

Hex #88B04B

RGB(136, 176, 75)

Pantone 15-0343

2016 Rose Quartz

Hex #F7CAC9

RGB(247, 202, 201)

Pantone 13-1520

2016 Serenity

Hex #92A8D1

RGB(146, 168, 209)

Pantone 15-3919

2015 Marsala

Hex #955251

RGB(149, 82, 81)

Pantone 18-1438

2014 Radiand Orchid

Hex #B565A7

RGB(181, 101, 167)

Pantone 18-3224

2013 Emerald

Hex #009B77

RGB(0, 155, 119)

Pantone 17-5641

2012 Tangerine Tango

Hex #DD4124

RGB(221, 65, 36)

Pantone 17-1463

2011 Honeysucle

Hex #D65076

RGB(214, 80, 118)

Pantone 18-2120

2010 Turquoise

Hex #45B8AC

RGB(68, 184, 172)

Pantone 15-5510

2009 Mimosa

Hex #EFC050

RGB(239, 192, 80)

Pantone 14-0848

2008 Blue Izis

Hex #5B5EA6

RGB(91, 94, 166)

Pantone 18-3943

2007 Chili Pepper

Hex #9B2335

RGB(155, 35, 53)

Pantone 19-1557

2006 Sand Dollar


RGB(223, 207, 190)

Pantone 13-1106

2005 Blue Turquoise

Hex #55B4B0

RGB(85, 180, 176)

Pantone 15-5217

2004 Tigerlily

Hex #E15D44

RGB(225, 93, 68)

Pantone 17-1456

2003 Aqua Sky


RGB(127, 205, 205)

Pantone 14-4811

2002 True Red

Hex #BC243C

RGB(188, 36, 60)

Pantone 19-1664

2001 Fuchsia Rose

Hex #C3447A

RGB(195, 68, 122)

Pantone 17-2031

2000 Cerulean Blue

Hex #98B4D4

RGB(152, 180, 212)

Pantone 15-4020

The Perception of Colors


Red symbolize high energy and strength.

Red is associated with blood, danger, and fire.

Red is associated with full stop in traffic.

Red is associated with excitement and love.

Red draws attention.

Green is Harmony and Nature

Green is associated with growth and freshness.

Green is associated with safety and free passage in traffic.

Green has healing power. It is the most restful color for the human eye.

Blue is Sea and Sky

Blue is associated with depth and stability.

Blue is associated with intelligence and wisdom.

Blue is associated with high quality.

Blue is associated with truth and heaven.

Yellow is Light and Sunshine

Yellow is associated with energy and optimism.

Yellow is associated with joy and happiness.

Yellow is associated with competence.

Black is Power and Authority.

Black is associated with elegance and formality.

Black is associated with mystery and death.

Black is associated with fear and evil.

Grey is Conservative

Grey is associated with security and reliability.

Grey is associated with classic long-lasting knowledge.

Grey is associated with professional and dignified wisdom.

White is Purity and Cleanliness

White is associated with neutrality.

White is associated with goodness.

White is associated with innocence.