This year, Pantone’s colors reflect relaxation, vacations on tropical islands and weekends spent at luxurious pools. Whether you’re on sabbatical in Spain or spending the summer on a staycation, soak up the sun in these stunning shades.
1.) 17-4123 Niagara
Denim like in color, this relaxing blue is reminiscent of water falls and brilliant blue eyes, deep enough to get lost in. Drench yourself in Niagara with cozy sweaters and thin lace dresses, perfect for late-night beach bonfires.
Falling for Niagara? Make a splash with these fabrics:
2.) 13-0755 Primrose Yellow
This sunny shade portrays warmth, giving a breath of life to any ensemble. Spend Sunday mornings in Primrose Yellow rompers and jumpsuits, and end the evening in a loose, sheer Primrose Yellow dress.
Do you feel pretty in Primrose? Pick a print:
3.) 19-4045 Lapis Blue
This rich blue evokes memories of soft sea breezes, rolling off the ocean and playfully tussling your hair. Watch the sun set over the ocean in a light, Lapis Blue jacket, or take a bicycle ride through the park in high waisted, Lapis Blue shorts.
Ready to do laps in Lapis? Look at these:
4.) 17-1462 Flame
This heated orange-red exudes passion and audacity. Take center stage in the city with high-low Flame skirts, or set festival fashion afire in crop tops of Flame and gold.
Fiery for Flame? Find your fashion:
5.) 14-4620 Island Paradise
The ocean spray speckles your face as you step onto the pebbly beach of some remote Island Paradise. This color soothes the soul and excites the mind, a subtle electric blue that inspires adventure. Hike through mountains on the coast of the French Riviera in Island Paradise tops, or make strides on sunny streets in Island Paradise trousers paired with a white body suit.
Ready to get away? Jump into these Island Paradise fabrics:
6.) 13-1404 Pale Dogwood
Similar to millennial pink, Pale Dogwood is a shade that all generations can enjoy. Add bounce to business in a blouse of Pale Dogwood, or take a break in a Pale Dogwood maxi dress.
Demanding Dogwood? We’ll throw you a bone:
7.) 15-0343 Greenery
Greenery elicits pictures of sipping lemonade on freshly mown grass, sprawled out and sunbathing on a picnic blanket, dozing off while reading novellas and listening to jazz. This bright green adds a funky flash to sun dresses, and bathing suits of Greenery are perfect for swimming laps or relaxing pool-side.
Are you Greenery with envy? Get the look:
8.) 17-2034 Pink Yarrow
This captivating color demands attention, whether it’s an accent on a flowing summer blouse, or the main component in a cut out bathing suit. Let Pink Yarrow speak for you at summertime street fairs, or mull over museums in a majestic magenta blazer.
Panting over Pink Yarrow? Pick yours up:
9.) 18-0107 Kale
This food fad may be fading, but the Kale color will continue. This fresh color brings a lively, crisp tone to many garments. A muted green hue, get out in nature in Kale joggers, or paint out a landscape in Kale overalls.
Are you crazy for Kale? Check out these fresh fabrics:
10.) 14-1315 Hazelnut
This soft brown is a perfectly milky coffee, drunk at the beach house on the last day of summer, as the sun rises and birds of paradise welcome the day. Get back down to earth in this innocent, neutral tone, perfect for elegant evening wear and casual camisoles.
Are you Hazel-nuts? Get your fix with these fabrics: