Pantone LCC, global authority on colour and provider of professional colour standards for the design industries, unveiled the PANTONE Fashion Colour Report Fall 2013, a comprehensive overview of designers’ use of colour in their upcoming collections. Featuring the top 10 colours for women’s and men’s fashion for fall 2013, the report also contains designer sketches, quotes and headshots.
Starting with the multifaceted Emerald which continues to sparkle and fascinate, exotic Acai adding mystery and richness to the palette or the glamorous Carafe brown, providing more interesting and sophisticated alternatives to the black basics usually worn in colder months, colours come together to create moods that range from sophisticated and structured to lively and vivid.
The top colours for women’s fashion for fall 2013 are:
PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald
PANTONE 18-4434 Mykonos Blue
PANTONE 15-0533 Linden Green
PANTONE 19-3628 Acai
PANTONE 19-1662 Samba
PANTONE 17-1452 Koi
PANTONE 18-0312 Deep Lichen Green
PANTONE 19-2045 Vivacious
PANTONE 19-4215 Turbulence
PANTONE 19-1116 Carafe
“Just as the leaves change in autumn, the consumer will enjoy the ability to change their ‘look’ and try a new approach to their wardrobe for brisk days ahead,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute®. “The fall 2013 palette allows for that versatility and experimentation.”
The report is available for free download at www.pantone.com/fall2013.