Color Trends

The values below are non official approximate values intended to color trends.

The 10 Hottest Spring Colors for 2016

Pantone known to define Colors of the Year, tell us that in the Spring 2016 we will wear colors that suggests health, peace, and accessibility because they make us feel comfortable.

The 2016 hues also reflect our access to modern art and a desire for natural surroundings.

Pantone develops its fashion color reports with famous designers like Rebecca Minkoff, Pamella Roland, and Nicole Miller.

Rose Quartz


Designers 2016: TOSIA, Houghton, M.PATMOS, Charles Youssef

Goes with: Peach Echo, Serenity, Lilac Grey

Peach Echo

HEX: #F7786B

Designers 2016: Christan Siriano, Rebecca Minkhoff, Dennis Basso, Ella Moss

Goes with: Rose Quartz, Serenity, Lilac Grey


HEX: #91A8D0

Designers 2016: Emilio Sosa, Rachel Pally Harbison

Goes with: Buttercup, Snorkel Blue, Peach Echo

Snorkel Blue

HEX: #034F84

Designers 2016 Georgine, Tasashi Shoji, WHIT NY, Angelys Balek

Goes with: Buttercup, Iced Coffee, Peach Echo

Limpet Shell


Designers 2016 Ground Zero, O'2nd, Kung Katherine

Goes with: Iced Coffee, Peach Echo, Rose Quartz

Lilac Grey

HEX: #9896A4

Designers 2016: KARIGRAM, Rebecca Vallance, Yoana Baraschi

Goes with: Fieata, Green Flash, Iced Cofee

Iced Coffee

HEX: #B18F6A

Designers 2016: Noon by Noor, Daniel Silverstain

Goes with: Rose Quartz, Serenity, Lilac Grey


HEX: #DD4132

Designers 2016: Pamella Roland, Malone Souliers

Goes with: Snorkel Blue, Green Flash, Limpet Shell



Designers 2016: Charles Á Ron,David Hart

Goes with: Snorkel Blue, Serenity, Lilac Grey

Green Flash

HEX: #79C753

Designers 2015 Angel Sanchez, Nicole Miller

Goes with: Snorkel Blue, Serenity, Limpet Shell

Previous Colors of the Year

2016 Rose Quartz

Hex #F7CAC9

RGB(247, 202, 201)

Pantone 13-1520

2016 Serenity

Hex #92A8D1

RGB(146, 168, 209)

Pantone 15-3919

2015 Marsala

Hex #955251

RGB(149, 82, 81)

Pantone 18-1438

2012 Tangerine Tango

Hex #DD4124

RGB(221, 65, 36)

Pantone 17-1463

2011 Honeysucle

Hex #D65076

RGB(214, 80, 118)

Pantone 18-2120

2010 Turquise

Hex #45B8AC

RGB(68, 184, 172)

Pantone 15-5510

2009 Mimosa

Hex #EFC050

RGB(239, 192, 80)

Pantone 14-0848

2008 Blue Izis

Hex #5B5EA6

RGB(91, 94, 166)

Pantone 18-3943

2007 Chili Pepper

Hex #9B2335

RGB(155, 35, 53)

Pantone 19-1557

2006 Sand Dollar


RGB(223, 207, 190)

Pantone 13-1106

The Perception of Colors


Red symbolize high energy and strength.

Red is associated with blood, danger, and fire.

Red is associated with full stop in traffic.

Red is associated with excitement and love.

Red draws attention.

Green is Harmony and Nature

Green is associated with growth and freshness.

Green is associated with safety and free passage in traffic.

Green has healing power. It is the most restful color for the human eye.

Blue is Sea and Sky

Blue is associated with depth and stability.

Blue is associated with intelligence and wisdom.

Blue is associated with high quality.

Blue is assosiated with truth and heaven.

Yellow is Light and Sunshine

Yellow is associated with energy and optimism.

Yellow is associated with joy and happiness.

Yellow is associated with competence.

Black is Power and Authority.

Black is associated with elegance and formality.

Black is associated with mystery and death.

Black is associated with fear and evil.

Grey is Conservative

Grey is associated with security and reliability.

Grey is associated with classic long-lasting knowledge.

Grey is associated with professional and dignified wisdom.

White is Purity and Cleanliness

White is associated with neutrality.

White is associated with goodness.

White is associated with innocence.