Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone’s trend forecasting and color consultancy, this season’s report features the top 10 standout colors, as well as current takes on the five core classics we can expect to see on the New York runway as fashion designers introduce their new spring/summer collections.
According to Pantone Color Institute experts, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 New York emphasize our desire for a range of color that inspires ingenuity and inventiveness – colors whose versatility transcend the seasons and allow for more freedom of choice - colors that lend themselves to original color statements and whose flexibility easily adapts to our new and more fragmented lifestyle.
“Offering a range of shades illustrative of nature, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 underscores our desire for flexible color that works year-round. Infused with a genuine authenticity that continues to be increasingly important, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 combine a level of comfort and relaxation with sparks of energy that encourage and uplift our moods,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.
The Spring/Summer 2021 New York Color Palette
Shades illustrative of nature coupled with new core classics come together to create a palette inspiring ingenuity and inventiveness.
PANTONE 14-1050 - Marigold
- Earrings by Melissa Kaye
A comforting golden orange infused yellow lends a warming presence.
PANTONE 15-4020 - Cerulean
The color of the sky on a serene, crystal clear day.
PANTONE 18-1248 - Rust
- Pendant by Brent Neale
An earth inspired brown emblematic of Autumn leaves uncharacteristic of a spring palette.
PANTONE 13-0647 - Illuminating
- Ring by Marcia Budet
Friendly and joyful, an optimistic yellow offering the promise of a sunny day.
PANTONE 18-4140 - French Blue
- Bracelet by Van Cleef & Arpels
A stirring blue hue that awakens a vision of Paris in the springtime.
PANTONE 13-0117 - Green Ash
- Earrings by Ricardo Basta
A mentholated Green that cools and soothes.
PANTONE 16-1529 - Burnt Coral
- Sautoir by Chantecler
Inviting Burnt Coral expresses conviviality.
PANTONE 16-5938 - Mint
- Ring by Sig Ward
Tasty mint refreshes and restores.
PANTONE 17-3628 - Amethyst Orchid
- Necklace by Pippa Small
The floral shaded amethyst orchid introduces a unique touch.
PANTONE 18-2043 - Raspberry Sorbet
- Earrings by Jane Taylor
Vivifying Raspberry Sorbet tantalizes.
The Spring/Summer 2021 Core Classics:
Core hues whose versatility transcends the seasons and allows for more freedom of choice.