Color trends of 2021

by Ringe Raya on February 23, 2021

The biggest color trends of 2021 are about to replace the last tumultuous year, giving people a sense of
hope, optimism, and the refresh that many are looking for.
The Pantone Color Institute and Shutterstock have released their 2021 color trend predictions choosing
bright and soothing colors that take inspiration from natural elements. Pantone revealed that
Illuminating — a bright yellow hue — and Ultimate Gray are its 2021 Colors of the Year, with both
synchronously representing unity, stability, and hope.


According to Pantone Color Institute experts,

colors for Spring/Summer 2021 New York emphasize our
desire for a range of colors that inspires ingenuity and inventiveness.
“Offering a range of shades illustrative of nature, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 underscores our desire
for flexible color that works year-round. Infused with a genuine authenticity that continues to be
increasingly important, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 combine a level of comfort and relaxation with
sparks of energy that encourage and uplift our moods,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the
Pantone Color Institute.
According to Pantone Color Institute experts, colors for Spring/Summer 2021 New York emphasize our
desire for a range of color that inspires ingenuity and inventiveness – colors whose versatility transcend
the seasons and allow for more freedom of choice – colors that lend themselves to original color
statements and whose flexibility easily adapts to our new and more fragmented lifestyle.

The Spring/Summer 2021 NYFW Color Palette:

PANTONE 14-1050 Marigold
PANTONE 15-4020 Cerulean
PANTONE 18-1248 Rust
PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating
PANTONE 18-4140 French Blue
PANTONE 13-0117 Green Ash

PANTONE 16-1529 Burnt Coral
PANTONE 16-5938 Mint
PANTONE 17-3628 Amethyst Orchid
PANTONE 18-2043 Raspberry Sorbet

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