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Pantone Fall 2014 Color Report

Pantone have just released the Fall 2014 Color Report

For more than 20 years, Pantone, the global authority on color, has surveyed the designers of New York Fashion Week and beyond to bring you the season's most important colour trends. This report previews the most prominent hues for Autumn 2014.

If you need to invest in these colours to assist with your designs for 2014 VeriVide can supply individual Smart swatches of the 10 colours in either the Womens or Mens report for a total of £77.90 plus delivery & VAT.

If required single swatches may be purchased for £7.79 each plus delivery & VAT.

For more information or to place an order please contact Georgina on 0116 284 7790 ext 201 or emailpantone@verivide.com

The 10 important Womens colours this year are: -

There has been a gradual shift towards a unisex color palette in recent seasons—and fall 2014 is no exception. Similar to the women’s palette, this season’s men’s collections have also been inspired by a need to explore—traveling back in time or into the unknown—resulting in a more adventurous use of color, especially through combinations. The list of the 10 most important colours for Menswear are almost identical to the Womens colours with only Sea Fog 16-3304 substituting Mauve Mist 15-3207 for a greyer more masculine outlook on the lilac accent colour.

The 10 important Mens colours this year are: -

Whether it was a particular decade or a trip to a special place, designers are fascinated with the beauty of the past and the spirit of the present—recreating it with color, fabric and style this fall season. 

“This is a season of untypical colors—more reflective of the imagination and ingenuity, which makes for an artful collection of colors and combinations not bound by the usual hues for fall,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. 

Sangria, an exotic red that evokes a sense of glamorous adventures and faraway destinations is enhanced by Aurora Red, a more sophisticated shade that adds verve and spark.

The grown-up reds are followed by two extremes of the purple family that intrigue the eye and inspire the imagination. Mauve Mist, a romantic and elegant purple shade, reminds us of the deco era and stimulates a sense of femininity and empowerment, while Radiant Orchid, a captivating and adaptable shade, enchants the complete spectrum. Pair either with Cypress, a majestic and powerful green; indicative of its name, this shade has a towering presence and serves as a stunning perennial.

With its slightly green undertone, Bright Cobalt offers a subtle twist on the traditional cobalt blue, which unifies this season’s blues. Likewise, Royal Blue, which is both evocative and dignified, provides more complexity and excitement than the average navy, while still remaining versatile. Pair Bright Cobalt with Sangria and Cypress, or Royal Blue with Mauve Mist and Aluminum, a futuristic stainless steel shade that serves as a complex neutral.

Similar to Sangria, Cognac’s name alone leads to glamorous illusions. This classy and cultured brown takes a typical autumnal color to a sumptuous realm, making the shade unexpectedly ideal for evening wear. Adding a ray of sunlight and warmth, optimistic Misted Yellow alludes to the promise of spring to come. Both Cognac and Misted Yellow will also be prevalent in prints—a surprisingly popular trend this fall season.

 

Fashion designers featured in the PANTONE Fashion Color Report Fall 2014, include Yoana Baraschi, Monique Lhuillier, Rebecca Minkoff, Jay Godfrey, Charlotte Ronson and Barbara Tfank, explaining which of the colours are most important to them.

The colours in the Pantone Fall 2014 Color Report are just 10 of the 2,121 shades which we stock, here at VeriVide, as exclusive UK stockists of Pantone SMART swatches.

For further information on VeriVide's range of Pantone Colour Products please talk to Georgina Boulter at VeriVide +44 (0)116 284 7790Extension 201 or email pantone@verivide.com

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