PANTONE Fashion Color Report SPRING 2015

 

It’s officially winter! That means that spring is right around the corner and we are all in a blitz to solidify our designs, fabrics, patterns, and (hopefully) getting our designs out for production. Spring 2015 emphasizes on the softer and cooler side of the color spectrum by casting bold colors as a supportive role, accenting Pantone’s® picks for SS15. 

PANTONE 14-4313 Aquamarine

AquamarineAn airy blue with a dreamy feel. This top pick is an ethereal shade that is both cool and calming, with a wet and watery feel. Open and expansive, this restful blue also acts as a stress reducer.

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 14-4102 Glacier Gray
PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala

 

PANTONE 16-4725 Scuba Blue

Scuba BlueThis energizing turquoise conveys a sense of lighthearted playfulness. Even though it is a cool shade, the vibrancy adds a splash of exhilaration to the palette. Scuba Blue offers a feeling of escape as it is reminiscent of a tropical ocean. Exciting and invigorating, it takes us to an exotic paradise that is satisfying and alluring, even if it is only a fantasy.


Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue
PANTONE 14-5714 Lucite Green

PANTONE 14-5714 Lucite Green

Lucite GreenA soothing shade of green, Lucite is not generally thought of as a fashion color. However, with its fresh and clarifying, minty glow, Lucite Green is both light in weight as well as tone. This gives it an almost transparent feel.

 

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue
PANTONE 1604725 Scuba Blue

PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

Classic BlueInspiring calm, confidence, and harmony, Classic Blue is both strong and reliable. This anchor of the Spring/Summer 2015 color palette serves as both strong and steadfast. Because of its waterborne qualities, this shade is perceived as thoughtful and introspective, just like the sea.

 

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 13-0720 Custard
PANTONE 16-4725 Scuba Blue
PANTONE 14-5714 Lucite Green

PANTONE 14-1213 Toasted Almond

Toasted AlmondBalancing the coolness of the Spring/Summer 2015 color range, Toasted Almond is a sun-tanned neutral. This shade offers us a comforting warmth that is indicative of a spontaneous spring, summer. Both timeless and versatile, this organic shade speaks to its authenticity that all is natural.

 

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 15-1247 Tangerine
PANTONE 16-1720 Strawberry Ice

PANTONE 16-1720 Strawberry Ice

Strawberry IceA cool and refreshing delicacy, Strawberry Ice is aptly named. However, the warmth of this shade is quite appealing. Strawberry Ice is the ideal shade for Spring/Summer 2015 with its subtle, yet charming, personality. It is a confection of color that evokes the feeling of being “in the pink”, releasing a flattering and healthy glow.

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 14-1213 Toasted Almond
PANTON 15-1247 Tangerine

PANTONE 15-1247 Tangerine

TangerineTangerine is a juicy orange shade that is energizing, yet not jarring to the eye. This shade is versatile enough to stand on its own as well as adding life to a printed pattern. Good natured and friendly, but with a tangy edge, this fun-loving color invites a smile.

 


Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 14-1213 Toasted Almond
PANTONE 16-1720 Strawberry Ice

PANTONE 13-0720 Custard

CustardA delicious and delectable yellow. Custard is, just as the name implies, sweet and sunny. This cheering tone brings thoughts of pleasant relaxation and comfort food. With its soft and mellow warmth, and it is full of good feelings. Custard is an engaging, affable shade with an easy disposition.

 

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue

PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala

MarsalaMarsala serves as the foundation to the Spring/Summer 2015 palette. Just like the wine, this shade is both sensual and bold. A delicious shade that is daringly inviting tone which exudes confidence and stability while feeding the mind, body and soul. Its grounding red-brown roots point to sophisticated, with a natural earthiness that brings with it the flavor of the season.

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 14-4102 Glacier Gray
PANTONE 14-4313 Aquamarine

PANTONE 14-4102 Glacier Gray

Glacier GrayThis unobtrusive gray contrasts and enhances; bouncing off other shades without taking away from them as the base for other colors to take center stage. This shade is more dominant for men than women in Spring/Summer 2015, however, it serves as nature’s most perfect neutral. Quietly assuring and peacefully relaxing, Glacier Gray, is timeless.

Pairs Well With:
PANTONE 18-1438 Marsala
PANTONE 14-4313 Aquamarine

*These prints are all available in our collection. Please contact us if you are interested.

For more information about Pantone’s 2015 Spring/Summer Color Report, visit pantone.com

 

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