Pantone Fashion Color Trends. Fall/Winter 2018

Fall/Winter 2018

Combining classicism with colorful expression, the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report Fall/Winter 2018 features a bold palette of autumnal hues complemented by some more unexpected shades. Continuing to underscore the desire for color that transcends the seasons, the report for Fall/Winter 2018 highlights the top 10 colors for men’s and women’s fashion, as well as five new classics.

Colors for Fall/Winter 2018 express our need for individuality, ingenuity and creativity. There is a continued transition away from cyclical trends, and instead a strong focus on self-expressive colors that evade antiquated seasonal structure. As a result, we are seeing some very notable non-traditional choices showing up in the Fall/Winter palette, such as Limelight and Crocus Petal. These unexpected shades reinvent the seasonal color story and allows for the artistry and originality that moves fashion forward.

While mixing and combining unexpected colors can result in a signature style or look, we are also seeing colors for Fall/Winter 2018 similarly impactful standing alone. More-so than in previous seasons, many of these hues are strong enough in their own right and are being used to make very specific color statements on their own.


Red Pear - Deliciously deep red, whose luscious depth entices

Valiant Poppy - Brave and outgoing red shade effusive in its allure

Nebulas Blue - Reminiscent of twilight, a thoughtful, starry-eyed blue

Ceylon Yellow - Savory and spicy yellow adds an exotic touch

Martini Olive - Smooth, sophisticated and urbane green adds depth to the Fall/Winter 2018 palette

Russet Orange - This forest floor orange speaks to earthen warmth

Ultra Violet - Inventive and imaginative Ultra Violet lights the way for what is yet to come

Crocus Petal - A cultivated and refined hue adds a light and airy spring-like feeling demand

Limelight - Animated and effervescent, a pungent yellow-green becomes the center of attention

Quetzal Green - A deep elegant blue-green hue suggestive of rich plumage