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Pantone unveils "rich and warm" colour forecast for AW19

Lauretta Roberts
15 February 2019

Global colour authority Pantone has today announced its Fashion Colour Trend Report Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 edition for London Fashion Week featuring rich and warm tones designed to instil confidence.

The report features the top 12 stand out colours, as well as current takes on the four classic neutrals we can expect to see from fashion designers on the catwalk as they introduce their new autumn/winter collections.

According to Pantone Color Institute’s colour experts, Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 colours reflect a new level of colour complexity; sophisticated and strong; a meaningful palette that empowers and instils confidence.

“The colour story for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 suggests rich tones, each capable of making a statement, but also with a versatility that creates warmth and harmony when paired together,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “A sophisticated, yet bold collection of colours, this season’s palette exudes confidence and empowerment.”

The Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 London Colour Palette:

A nuanced palette for Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 reflects a new level of colour complexity; one that lends itself to endlessly varied combinations.

PANTONE 17-1545 Cranberry
Cranberry is a vital red that adds a pungent punch to the palette.

PANTONE 19-1534 Merlot
A fortifying wine shade Merlot display sophistication and depth.

PANTONE 17-1450 Summer Fig
Rich in flavour, Summer Fig infuses a touch of exoticism to the fall palette.

PANTONE 16-1532 Crabapple
Bringing warmth and comfort, orangey- rose Crabapple looks as though it were baked by the sun.

PANTONE 19-1419 Chicory Coffee
Robust and tasteful, Chicory Coffee introduces an element of heartiness.

PANTONE 18-4217 Bluestone
Bluestone is a colour of quiet resolve.

PANTONE 19-4055 Galaxy Blue
A thoughtful blue hue, Galaxy Blue is evocative of the greater galaxy.

PANTONE 16-0840 Antique Moss
An arresting yellow-based green, Antique Moss displays sharp contrast to the autumn/winter colour palette.

PANTONE 19-5230 Forest Biome
Forest Biome is a foresty green shade suggestive of the colour of autumn flora.

PANTONE 17-1143 Hazel
A mellow brown, Hazel is thought of as an organic natural tone.

PANTONE 15-1147 Butterscotch
Butterscotch is a deliciously appealing golden yellow.

PANTONE 18-3211 Grapeade
The distinctive Grapeade is a notable muted mauve tone.

About the Autumn/Winter 2019/2020 Neutral Colour Palette:

Serving as a foundation, a range of seasonal staples that can stand alone or act as a contrast for individualised colour mixes.

PANTONE 12-0806 Rutabaga
Rutabaga is a basic beige, both rooted and timeless.

PANTONE 17-0535 Green Olive
A definitive olive, Green Olive sets the standard for green.

PANTONE 19- 3815 Evening Blue
Confident and classic, a deep blue symbolic of the evening sky.

PANTONE 17-0000 Frost Gray
An eternal gray shade, Frost Gray conveys gravitas and stability.

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