Shades of blue to be hot hues for fall 2016

February 8, 2016

Designer Chiara Boni La Petite Robe's Fall 2016 collection featured several blue looks, in keeping with Pantone's Fall 2016 color report. The fashion show was held Feb. 16, 2016 at Skylight Moynihan Station in Manhattan as part of New York Fashion Week.

NEW YORK — Pantone color experts have announced their picks for hot hues for fall/winter 2016 in time for New York Fashion Week.

Tranquil shades of blue are expected to dominate fashion and style later this year, along with grays, pinkish purples, red tones and spicy mustard yellows, according to Pantone. As in recent seasons, the latest color report contains several hues that are gender-neutral.

Pantone’s top 10 color picks for fall are: Riverside (a new denim blue), Airy (a softer blue), Sharkskin gray, Aurora (a rich red), Warm Taupe, Dusty Cedar, Lush Meadow (a vibrant foliage-inspired green), Spicy Mustard, Potter’s Clay and Bodacious (soft grape).

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