“The color palette for Spring/Summer 2020 infuses heritage and tradition with a colourful youthful update that creates strong multi-coloured combinations as well as energizing and optimistic pairings,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.
From bold fiery reds to classic blues, vivid saffron to unexpected aqua shades, here we share the seven biggest color trends you’ll see everywhere in next six months.
Bold, bright, warm and energetic, this fiery red hue exudes confidence and unquestionably makes a sartorial statement. IT is appropriate, considering its appearance on sharp suiting and show-stopping gowns.
Named after the spice of the same color, this shade of yellow is a touch more golden than mustard, but still universally chic, as evidenced by iterations of it on cinched dresses and covered in micro dots. Tangy orange another hue is tangy, and especially good with a touch of turquoise.
This blue shade is as reliable and dependable as your go-to pair of jeans. The approachable hue conveys comfort and ease and looks chic when paired with bold and vibrant colors.
It’s all in the name: This minty green hue, named after the bay in Spain, is ultra-covetable on leather trenches, chiffon gowns, and sequined body-con numbers. Directional, wearable and tran-seasonal, this colour has all the necessary credentials to become a major colour trend for 2020/2021. Grey-green of sages—offers an alternative for those partial to a more low-key colour palette. These fresh-take neutrals are most often realised in head-to-toe renditions, with accompanying accessories worn in almost identical hues.
Combination of coral with the delicacy of pink, this soothing, feminine hue is chic to wear both day and night—perfect for evening affairs when it comes in textured fabrics, such as silk, sequins, and tulle.
Spring or summer is incomplete without a heavy dose of white to get us in the warm-weather mood. And the S/S 20 runways were replete with head-to-toe blanc looks—varying in textures and shades from subtle oyster mushroom to brilliant and bright white. Trust me, you’ll never go wrong with the neutral shade in any fabrication from satin to lace.
This hue is a combination of “mysterious” and “mellow” shades of purple and looks especially chic in party dress form.
Neo-mint is predicted to be the “Millennial Pink of 2020”, so be prepared to see it on your Instagram feed in high rotation come 2020. Also, with beige reaching fever pitch in 2019, opt for chocolate brown, mahogany in 2020.