Laurie Pressman | Pantone Color Institute | February 10, 2022
Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute™, the trend forecasting and color consultancy, this season’s report features the top ten standout colors as well as current takes on five core classics we can expect to see as fashion designers introduce new Autumn/Winter collections.
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According to Pantone Color Institute experts, colors for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 New York reflect our hybridized lifestyles and our contradictory yearnings as we continue forward into this new landscape. Colors for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 support our need for nurturing and tactility, as well as a calm and restorative space, fulfilling our yearning for comfort. Concurrently, the colors also illustrate our need to break free of restraint and embrace the joy of being alive through super bright hues expressing energy boosting vitality and the celebration of life.
“Colors for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 contrast our competing desires for calm and comfort with energy boosting vitality through a range of restful and restorative colors, in tandem with exuberant tones,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “As we move forward into an environment filled with contradiction, hues for Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 enable consumers to move fluidly between a range of contrasting shades, allowing them to spontaneously express who they are and how they feel on any given day.”
Contrasting colors that bring together our co-existing desires for rest and relaxation with exuberant expression.
Classic, seasonless hues whose versatility express longevity
The New York Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2022/2023 color palette is now available in Pantone Connect, Pantone’s powerful digital platform and color extension for Adobe® Creative Cloud®.