PANTONE® Fashion Color Report Spring 2017

A mixture of vitality, relaxation and the great outdoors

Laurie Pressman, PANTONE Color Institute, September 16, 2016

From colors that are bright and vivid to those that convey a sense of earthiness, our top 10 colors for spring 2017 are reminiscent of the hues that surround us in nature. In conjunction with New York Fashion Week, the PANTONE Fashion Color Report provides a comprehensive overview of fashion designers' use of color in their spring 2017 collections.

Featuring the top 10 shades seen on the runway, the PANTONE Fashion Color Report is your essential color guide to the season.

"One of the things that we saw this year, was a renewed sense of imagination in which color was appearing in context that was different than the traditional," said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. "Reminiscent of the hues that surround us in nature, our Spring 2017 Fashion Color Report evokes a spectrum of emotion and feeling. From the warmth of sunny days with Primrose Yellow to the invigorating feeling of breathing fresh mountain air with Kale and the desire to escape to pristine waters with Island Paradise, designers applied color in playful, yet thoughtful and precise combinations to fully capture the promises, hope and transformation that we yearn for each spring."

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Top 10 Colors for Spring 2017

PANTONE 17-4123 Niagara

Comfortable and dependable, Niagara leads the PANTONE Fashion Color Report as the most prevalent color for spring. Classic denimlike blue.

PANTONE 13-0755 Primrose Yellow

Heat and vitality. This inviting joyful yellow shade takes us to a destination marked by enthusiasm, good cheer and sunny days.

PANTONE 19-4045 Lapis Blue

Strong and confident, this intense blue shade is imbued with an inner radiance.

PANTONE 17-1462 Flame

A red-based orange, Flame, is gregarious and fun loving. Flamboyant and vivacious, this theatrical shade adds fiery heat to the spring color palette.

PANTONE 14-4620 Island Paradise

Refreshing aqua. A cool blue green shade that speaks to "the great escape", Island Paradise is emblematic of tropical settings and our desire to unwind.

Fashion by Cynthia Rowley
PANTONE 13-1404 Pale Dogwood

This quiet and peaceful pink evokes purity and innocence. Unobtrusive Pale Dogwood is a subtle pink whose soft touch infuses a healthy glow.

PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery

A refreshing yellow-green. Illustrative of flourishing foliage, Greenery signals one to take a deep breath and reinvigorate.

PANTONE 17-2034 Pink Yarrow

Tropical and festive, yet whimsical hue that tempts and tantalizes. A captivating and stimulating color that lifts spirits.

PANTONE 18-0107 Kale

Evocative of the great outdoors and a healthy lifestyle. A perfect complement to the more vibrant tones in the palette.

PANTONE 14-1315 Hazelnut

A key neutral for natural earthiness. Unpretentious and warm, Hazelnut is a transitional color that effortlessly connects the seasons.

Fashion by Trina Turk

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From BeautySpan March/April 2017 | Posted May 19, 2017

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