Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone’s trend forecasting and colour consultancy, this season’s report features the top 10 standout colours, as well as current takes on the five core classics we can expect to see on the London runway as fashion designers introduce their new spring/summer collections.
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Whilst surrounded by uncertainty in these indeterminate times, Spring/Summer 2021 colours for LFW highlight our need to immerse ourselves into a world characterized by colours that reflect hope and optimism, according to Pantone Color Institute’s colour experts. Combining a spirt of lightheartedness with functionality and flexibility, colours for Spring/Summer 2021 emphasize our desire for the pleasure and enjoyment color can bring to our lives.
“A range of floral hues reflective of gardens in springtime awakens our spirit, reinvigorating our interest in colour that inspires feelings of much needed optimism. Colours that are flexible and can work year-round, colours that amalgamate our desire for comfort and relaxation with energy and determination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.
The Spring/Summer 2021 London Color Palette:
The Spring/Summer 2021 London Colour Palette: Floral hues reflective of gardens in springtime paired with new core classics fuses a spirt of lightheartedness with functionality and flexibility.
A diaphanous pink adds a tender touch.
A garden variety green both mildly sweet and pleasantly tangy.
The mystical Purple Rose conveys a message of enchantment.
This earthy orange transcends the seasons.
A watery aqua tumbled smooth by the waves and currents.
Marigold is a comforting golden orange infused yellow that lends a warming presence.
A brilliant blue with cheerful gusto, Indigo Bunting is emblematic of the all-blue male song bird.
This hot molten red erupts with a flowing energy.
Friendly and joyful, an optimistic yellow offering the promise of a sunny day.
Blue Atoll is suggestive of a tropical island in the sea.
The Spring/Summer 2021 Core Classics:
Core hues whose versatility transcends the seasons.
A tinted off-white lighter than air.
Macchiato is a coffee with cream shade imbued with warmth.
A profoundly deep and restful twilight blue.
Quietly assuring and reliable, Ultimate Gray encourages composure.
Mossy green Sphagnum carpets the ground with color.
Get the London Spring/Summer 2021 Palette
The London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2021 colour palette is now available in Pantone Connect, a time-saving colour extension for Adobe® Creative Cloud®. The palette, along with every other Pantone Colour, is available to browse through and integrate directly into design files within Adobe Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and InDesign®. Pantone Connect also offers designers an easy way to convert to Pantone from non-Pantone colours and collaborate on palettes with teammates.
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