PANTONE Color Institute


New York Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020

  • Laurie Pressman ┃ Pantone Color InstituteSeptember 6, 2019

  • Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone’s trend forecasting and color consultancy, the Fashion Color Trend Report is your guide to the season’s most important color trends. This report features the top 12 colors, as well as four classic neutrals, we can expect to see on the New York runway as fashion designers introduce their new spring/summer collections.

    Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report New York Spring/Summer 2020  
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    According to Pantone Color Institute color experts, colors for Spring/Summer 2020 New York express our desire for a sense of the familiar. Friendly and relatable, a palette of colors that conveys a sense of ease. At the same time, in this era of personalized self- expression, this palette of recognized favorites uses the familiar to take some unique twists and turns highlighting elements of humor, modernity and entertainment.

    “Combining our desire for stability, creativity, and more spontaneous design approaches, the color palette for Spring/Summer 2020 infuses heritage and tradition with a colorful youthful update that creates strong multi-colored combinations as well as energizing and optimistic pairings,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.

    About the Spring/Summer 2020 New York Fashion Week Colour Palette:

    Colorful favorites coupled with seasonal core shades come together to create a palette of modern color classics.

    About the Spring/Summer Classicss:

    Displaying an element of natural sophistication and versatility, this season’s core hues serve as singular color statements or as a foundation for playful color contrasts.