Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2019

Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2019

Pantone® have picked a warm and energising orange ‘Living Coral’ as their colour of the year for 2019!

Living Coral

For me, it was always going to be one of the warmer tones of either a bright yellow or vibrant red. This seems like the perfect compromise mix of the two, called Living Coral (also known as Pantone® 16-1546).

As Pantone® Vice President Laurie Pressman said, it is an “an animating and life-affirming coral hue with a golden undertone that energizes and enlivens with a softer edge. Sociable and spirited, the engaging nature of Living Coral…embodies our desire for playful expression”.

Pantone® is the world-renowned authority on colour and the Pantone® Color of the Year is always really influential in any popular colour themes in fashion, interior design and weddings. They have been picking a colour of the year for 20 years now, taking into account cultural trends, as well as “how colors can embody our collective experience and reflect what is taking place in our global culture at a moment in time,” according to the press release from Pantone®.

Eco friendly

It seems quite fitting that this should be the colour next year especially when there’s such a focus on our oceans, climate change and protecting our natural resources. Living Coral seems the perfect ambassador to remind us of these important factors and to consider how to make weddings more eco friendly.

Living Coral instantly conjurors up images of life under the clear blue sea and makes me reminisce about happy days learning to scuba dive at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. It is an absolute underwater paradise, literally awash with colour energised by the sunshine. I still dream about a phenomenal night dive when I felt like I was flying over mountains and as I shone a torch over the coral it all came to life when the light touched it. It was breath taking. I learnt how important coral is in the marine life for providing habitats and shelter, protecting coast lines, and also filtering the water. It needs to be protected.

2019 weddings

The 2019 colour of the year certainly would be fitting for a beach wedding although would also pair seamlessly with a sophisticated navy, grey or burgundy to make it a relevant colour to fit a wedding at any time of year. And of course coral is associated with a couple’s 35th wedding anniversary so it’s no stranger to being a part of weddings.

I’ve been desperate for a yellow or an orange colour to get top billing for a couple of years and my guess for the Color of the Year 2019 was for Aspen Gold or Mango Mojito (see my Spring 2019 report). I’m pleased to see a vibrant, playful colour leading the way again in 2019 and can’t wait to see couples incorporating Living Coral into their wedding colour schemes.

Living Coral wedding inspiration

See more about my Living Coral mood board from the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning’s SS19 Pantone® mood board competition from earlier this year.

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Dreaming of a white christmas (wedding)

Dreaming of a white christmas (wedding)

This time of year often signals the end of the busy summer wedding season, though many couples are now seeing the benefits of having an off peak winter wedding.

Bridal party in front of the fire | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

There’s loads of great reasons why having a winter wedding will bring you comfort and joy:

Good for your pocket

Off peak weddings could be better on your budget plus wedding suppliers may have more availability at this time of year.

Bride looking down in front of moongate | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Decor taken care of

Some venues may already have their Christmas decoration up which could mean you don’t have to worry too much about decorating the space any further.

Chivari chairs wth chiffon drops and lavender | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Rich colour palette

The rich warm winter colours are luxurious and comforting plus lend themselves for extravagant textures of velvet and gold metallic décor.

Menu and floral display on table | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Dreaming of a white Christmas

Let’s be honest snow on your winter wedding would be the ultimate romantic weather scenario (providing your venue isn’t too hard to reach), so it’s exciting that there might be a chance of snow for some stunning wedding pictures.

Bridesmaid deep in thought | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Wet weather plans in hand

Contrary to a summer wedding, there seems to be less pressure about the weather for a winter wedding as you won’t be expecting it to be super sunny, so you’ll make inside plans regardless.

RSVP card on sheep skin rug | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Wrap up warm

No fear of fainting like in the summer heat or sweating in all your attire. Guys can go to town in a full three piece suit and ladies can keep warm in wraps, boleros and fake fur.

Banquet style seating | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Embrace hygge theme

With the nights drawing in earlier and light fading quickly, there lots of opportunities for romantic lighting options like candles and huddling up round a firepit toasting marshmallows.

Close up of lit candles | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Holidays are coming

If you have a wedding around Christmas or New Year then your guests might already be off work anyway, so they won’t need to take any extra holiday to come to your big day.

Pearl and gold drop necklace | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Fresh wedding season

Your guests shouldn’t be too ‘wedding-ed’ out as they may not be going to as many other weddings at this time of year. Plus your wedding may look more unique as it will utilise flowers and produce from a different season to popular summer weddings.

Marble cake with sugar succulent cascade | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Fly off for some winter sunshine

There are some good rates around for honeymoons at this time of year and travel to some tropical countries is better as it won’t be during wet or stormy season.

Candles and firelight tablescape | Journey to the Centre of the Earth | modern ethereal winter styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | agate | marble | airplants | tulle | pale blue | gold | Oxleaze Barn | Gloucestershire | October 2017 | Photography by Squib Photography www.squibphotography.co.uk

Images on this page are taken by Squib Photography from Hanami Dream’s journey to the centre of the earth styled shoot at Oxleaze Barn. See all the fabulous suppliers that were involved in this styled shoot.

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Living Coral in UKAWEP Pantone® colour trend challenge

Living Coral in UKAWEP Pantone® colour trend challenge

Here’s the Living Coral mood board that I submitted in the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning SS19 Pantone® colour trend challenge earlier this year.

Living Coral | succulents on the beach

IMAGE CREDITS:
Succulent place names | Abi Q via Ruffled Blog https://ruffledblog.com/galleries/southwestern-palm-springs-wedding/?pid=80626&fbclid=IwAR2vhNrhf3jfyRqoqbG13QckGlvPY-hImFrL2vBfC7pf-HLwRiiu4CNGVRM
Table setting | Katelyn James Photography http://katelynjames.com/ via Hey Wedding Lady https://heyweddinglady.com/jewel-toned-autumn-wedding-inspiration
Buttonhole | Katie Day Photography http://www.katiedayphotos.com/…/05/13/meet-brendan-and-nina/ via Chickabloom Floral Studio http://www.chickabloom.com/bright-fun-spring-bouquets/
Floral crown | Matt & Jentry Photographers via Le Magnifique http://www.lemagnifiqueblog.com/2013/05/much-ado-about-nothing-wedding.html?m=1&fbclid=IwAR19fmI3LRUi5VZU8b9pIUhSnznxiSNrIYerRIG8JSH8Kv1J_nrQKJ_AOaA
Bridesmaids | Aspen Willow https://www.aspenandwillow.com/
Cake | Wedtown via http://weddingcandlesideas.net/wedding-cakes-ideas/
Bouquet – AJ Shorter Photography http://www.ajshorter.com/ via Every Last Detail http://theeverylastdetail.com/modern-peach-mint-wedding-inspiration/?fbclid=IwAR3FfULJii2I-n1UzBtAfVXWyDmRZbum-tzTCQBbhdDHcFgNkNqbqCdQ23U

 

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Finalist in UKAWEP Pantone® colour trend challenge SS19

Finalist in UKAWEP Pantone® colour trend challenge SS19

Pretty chuffed to have one of mood boards picked as finalist again in the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning SS19 Pantone® colour trend challenge.

http://www.weddingacademyglobal.com/finalists-wedding-academy-instagram-challenge/

Sweet Lilac | pink sugary treats

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Dress | Gem Harris via Rock N Roll Bride via https://www.modwedding.com/…/20-stunning-non-white-wed…/amp/
Milk shakes | Lovely little partiesky http://www.lovelylittlepartiesky.com/
Flowers | Miss Zeit via Tumblr http://misszeit.tumblr.com/post/155074213037
Ice cream | Babushka Design via Etsy https://www.etsy.com/…/yellow-patterns-kraft-paper-printable
Typewriter | girl inspired via http://thegirlinspired.com/vintage-typewriter-makeover/
Truffles | Tramped Rose http://tramped-rose.blogspot.com/…/do-u-believe-in-pink.htm…
Neon | They all hate us via http://www.theyallhateus.com/yes-3/
Cupcake | The Café Sucré Farine via That Skinny Chick Can Bake https://www.thatskinnychickcanbake.com/pink-lemonade-cupca…/
Table setting | Yelena Yumchek via Groupon https://www.groupon.com/

Top Spring 2019 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2019 colours from Pantone®

The current back to school vibe always makes me feel a little sad and melancholy. It’s the end of the summer and the seasons are beginning to change. It is back to work and back to reality, after a summer of fun. The lyrics of ‘Zorbing’ by Stornoway sum up what this time of year makes me think about

Conkers shining on the ground, The air is cooler. And I feel like I just started Uni.

But the exciting news from Pantone® ahead of New York Fashion Week about the Spring 2019 colours has certainly lifted my mood.

We’ll be seeing red next spring if the latest trend predictions from Pantone® this week are anything to go by.

The colours for next Spring certainly make a huge bold statement. They are rich, vibrant and indulgent yet not over powering. They are like a ray of golden light on a colourful kaleidoscope.

Autumnal evolution

You’d be forgiven in thinking that this is the fall report and not the spring one. There seems to be quite a lot of crossover with the current Fall/Winter 2018/19 colour palette with some rich earthy tones, though by Spring 2019 we will have lost the purples (and the Colour of the Year), neons and silver grey.

It is great to see such earthy colours featuring in Spring 2019 and hardly a pastel shade in there! These are all great transitional colours to take us in and out of seasons.

Confident red

The abundance of red related colours is over whelming and runs in to the oranges, yellows and pinks too. This set of colours are empowering, confident, bold, uplifting, fun, playful, cheerful and joyful. Plus I can’t fail to see the energy, passion and excitement that these colours evoke.

My best friend always advises to wear red to an interview or an important date (even if it’s just your underwear!) so that you feel strong and confident. There will be lots around next Spring to feel like you can rule the world.

Foliage and succulents

That warm feeling is translated in the addition of the deep greens that conjure up a terrarium full of succulents and foliage. Continuing that sense of bringing nature inside.

Spring 2019 colours

The top twelve colours for Spring 2019 are:

  • Fiesta PANTONE 17-1564
  • Jester Red PANTONE 19-1862
  • Turmeric PANTONE 15-1264
  • Living Coral PANTONE 16-1546 
  • Pink Peacock PANTONE 18-2045 
  • Pepper Stem PANTONE 17-0542
  • Aspen Gold PANTONE 13-0850 
  • Princess Blue PANTONE 19-4150
  • Toffee PANTONE 18-1031 
  • Mango Mojito PANTONE 15-0960 
  • Terrarium Moss PANTONE 18-0416
  • Sweet Lilac PANTONE 14-2808

Spring 2019 extra colours from LFW

Plus a couple of paler substitutes of yellow (instead of Aspen Gold) and pink (instead of Sweet Lilac) from London Fashion Week round off the colours for Spring 2019:

  • Lemon Verbena PANTONE 12-0742
  • Pressed Rose PANTONE 15-1619

Neutral basics

Pantone® have also updated the Classic Colour Palette. These are a group of neutrals that are core basics in the form of a taupe, navy blue, cream and brown.

The bonus classic neutral colours for Spring 2019 are:

  • Soybean PANTONE 13-0919
  • Eclipse PANTONE 19-3810 
  • Sweet Corn PANTONE 11-0106 
  • Brown Granite PANTONE 19-0805

Colour themes

It’ll be great to see how couples incorporate these colours in to their weddings later this year. I can see how the classic neutrals will play a big part in coupling up with some of the more vibrant choices.

Pantone® is the world-renowned authority on colour and the Pantone® Color of the Year is always really influential in any popular colour themes in fashion, interior design and weddings.

See some of my trend predictions for weddings in 2018 and look out for my report when the 2019 colour of the year is released later in the year.

So sporting my new statement red jeggings I feel not only empowered but raring to go for the new season.

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#UKWedLunch – Wednesday 13th June 2018 – minimalist wedding

#UKWedLunch – Wednesday 13th June 2018 – minimalist wedding

#UKWedLunch – Wednesday 13th June 2018

As well as general wedding planning chat, there’s some #toptips as well. This week’s theme is ‘tips for a minimalist wedding’ #UKWedLunch

TOP TIP 1: Make sure any existing elements of venue or furniture are hidden to ensure nothing will distract the eye #UKWedLunch

TOP TIP 2: Keep decor, florals and styling to a few key pieces and remember that less is more #UKWedLunch

TOP TIP 3: Stick to one colour for maximum impact with white making an amazing statement #UKWedLunch

TOP TIP 4: Ask guests to wear a certain colour to create a theme and the use of minimal colours throughout #UKWedLunch

TOP TIP 5: Create reflection – use metallic decor, silverware or mirrors to bounce natural light around the space #UKWedLunch

TOP TIP 6: Use Perspex tables and chairs with no fussy table cloths or chair cover #UKWedLunch

This week’s top tips taken from Hanami Dream blog ‘Top ten tips for a minimalist wedding with the wow factor’ #UKWedLunch

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As well as general wedding planning chat, next week will be about wedding insurance with top tips from Wedding Insurance Group #UKWedLunch

inspiration: denim

inspiration: denim

casual blues for a rustic barn wedding complete with denim stationery – embroidered denim rather than a traditional paper suite: menus on napkins, name place sleeves around milk bottle glasses, table plan labels hung on Portuguese laurels plants

See more images in our gallery and the amazing local suppliers who came together to make this shoot possible in this blog post.

Photography by Cat Stephens Photography

2018 Wedding fashion report from Lyst

2018 Wedding fashion report from Lyst

Absolutely delighted to share this year’s wedding fashion report from Lyst, a global fashion search platform where you can search thousands of online fashion stores at once, bringing together 5 million products from 12,000 of the world’s leading brands in one place. From emerging trends to worldwide fashion movements, Lyst is a unique source of global fashion intelligence.


Analysing search and sales data across 12,000 online stores and designers, global fashion search platform Lyst has compiled these 5 key insights about how brides are shopping for wedding outfits online this year:

1. Brides are breaking from tradition in a year of female empowerment

  • Searches for bridal jumpsuits and bridal suits have increased by 113% in the last year
  • Searches for wedding dresses including the words ‘backless’, ‘sexy’ or ‘nude’ have doubled year on year
  • But modest dresses are popular too; ‘long sleeve’ and ‘high neck’ styles have seen a combined 47% increase in views year on year

2. Wedding dresses are getting cheaper

  • Last April the average price of a wedding dress on Lyst was ​£832, 25% lower than in 2016. This year it has decreased a further 5% and is currently £790
  • Wedding dresses from Topshop, Coast and ASOS are the most wanted cheaper options, along with contemporary brands Needle and Thread and Reformation

3. The Meghan Effect is a big deal for bridal brands

  • Brands that Meghan Markle could wear on her big day have seen significant increases in wedding dress searches; Erdem (+43%), Ralph & Russo (+82%), Misha Nonoo (+79%), Roland Mouret (+38%)

4. 2018’s weddings will be the most colourful yet

  • Searches for coloured bridal dresses are becoming more popular.  White is still the number one most wanted option, followed by rose, yellow and red
  • Searches for ‘black bridal dresses’ have increased 18% year on year

5. 1920s bridal accessories are having a moment

  • Sales of hair clips and headpieces have risen 39% in the last year. Simone Rocha is currently the most searched for brand
  • Brides are five times more likely to opt for jewel encrusted or coloured shoes with their wedding dress than cream or white
  • There are 24% more feathered bridal products on Lyst than this time last year

The Top 5 most influential celebrity weddings of the last year Lyst looked at spikes in search and sales of some of the last year’s most talked about celebrity weddings to analyse which brides really set the trends:

1. Pippa Middleton married James Matthews, 20th May​ ​2017​ (Wedding dress by Giles Deacon)

  •  Giles Deacon saw the largest spike in searches of any wedding dress designer, with search increasing 148% in May

2. Serena Williams married Alexis Ohanian, 16th November 2017​ (Wedding dress by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen. Wedding dress 2 and 3 by Versace, with bejewelled Nike sneakers)

  • Serena had 3 designer wedding dresses, but it was her bejewelled Nike Cortez sneakers that got the world talking; searches for Nike Cortez increased 8% that week

3.​ ​Emily Ratajkowski married Sebastian Bear-McClard, 23rd February 2018​ (Suit by Zara)

  • Searches for Zara suits increased 58% week on week following Emily’s super Instagrammable marriage to Sebastian Bear-McClard in February. Searches for mustard yellow across all categories also saw a boost

4. Miranda Kerr married Evan Spiegel, 27th May 2017 ​(Maria Grazia Chiuri for Dior)

  • It was Miranda’s Stephen Jones headpiece that caught brides’ attention in Australia, prompting a 43% increase in AU searches for bridal headpieces

5. Chanel Iman married Sterling Shepard, 3 March 2018​ (Zuhair Murad)

  • The Victoria’s Secret model tied the knot earlier this month, and her embellished cape led to a 29% increase in demand for lace capelets in the US

See more at ​https://www.lyst.com/articles/2018-wedding-fashion-report/

 

Top tips for social media at your wedding

Top tips for social media at your wedding

There’s no doubt about it, social media has changed (and continues to shape the way) we communicate, our relationships, our society and culture. It is a part of our every day lives and so it’s no wonder that you’ll want to think about the role that social media will play on your wedding day too.

About a third of the world uses some sort of social media. And the age of technology that we live in has meant that we are rarely uncontactable. There is a sense of urgency in our communicating and the need to share. Social media has enabled us to publish and share our lives not only with our nearest and dearest but to a wider audience too. We can share events, connect with people and it certainly has made the world feel like a smaller place.

I believe that social media has also made the news more relevant and accessible to more people, as well as personalising and interacting with announcements.

We are now living in the moment (all be it a digital one) with a need for things to be instant and live. We are also becoming more visual in our communications and video is the king of social media right now.

Whether you are going to embrace social media or shun it for your wedding, here are my top ten tips and modern day etiquette suggestions to make the most of social media on your special day.

Top tips for social media at your wedding day:

  1. Make sure you keep things personal – perhaps tell your closest family and friends in person before changing your status on social media or posting an engagement ring photo.
  2. Don’t rely on social media for all your wedding communications – think about your guest list as it may cover people from a variety of generations and technological abilities. Not everyone will have access or regular use of social media. A physical invitation will mean everyone on your list gets the same message.
  3. Don’t overshare on social media – keep an element of surprise beforehand. Also you don’t want to make any of your social media followers feel left out if they haven’t been invited to your big day.
  4. If you feel like going tech free then have an unplugged wedding – just make sure you set expectations with your guests early on.
  5. Create a hashtag or a personalised Snapchat filter – share the # on your invitations, order of service and on signs around the reception. Then collect images on a social media wall at the reception or an online wedding album.
  6. Use Facebook live or Periscope – for those guests that can’t make it (or live far away) consider streaming your wedding live so that they can still experience the day.
  7. Give a selfie stick as wedding favours – instead of the old disposable cameras on each table at the reception, give guests a selfie stick or a list of photos to try and capture.
  8. Etiquette tip – guests should wait until after the bride or groom have posted anything before putting up shots of the happy couple.
  9. Keep a traditional photographer – nothing beats professional photographs! And guests, please make sure that you don’t block the photographer on the day. The couple want to see your faces not your phones when they look back on their photographs. Chose a moment in the ceremony when guests can take their own photos.
  10. Enjoy the moment – above all remember to live the day and not just be recording events. Put the phone down for one day and make the most of having all the people you love in one room at the same time to celebrate your special day.

Take a break from tradition with this handy guide to modern alternatives to personalise your wedding.

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Top Fall 2018 colours from Pantone®

Top Fall 2018 colours from Pantone®

I’m pleased we didn’t have to wait as long as last year for the Pantone® announcement of the Fall/Winter colours to look out for in 2018. In fact, it even took me a bit by surprise!

With the fashion week season just kicking off (this month is New York, London, Milan and then Paris) we start to think about those autumnal months.

And it seems that Pantone® are back in their stride, as we return to a top ten of colours (rather than a dozen that we saw for spring 2018). Plus I’m pleased to see the report continuing to be predictions again rather than a counting colours exercise from the catwalks.

It’s great to see an increase and update to the bonus colours that act as neutrals and core basics too.

Bonfire night warmth

I love this collection of bold colours that will trend in Autumn. They certainly pack a punch and make a huge statement.

Alongside some typical, rich autumnal colours, there’s some great accompanying vibrant shades that sit nicely alongside the colour of the year, Ultra Violet.

You can feel the warmth of the reds, orange, yellow and brown colours radiating out like the flames of a bonfire on Guy Fawkes night with Red Pear, Valiant Poppy, Ceylon Yellow, Martini Olive, Russet Orange (and Meerkat from the neutrals).

Peacock blooms

The dark, jewel colours (of Nebulas Blue, Ultra Violet and Quetzal Green) are fitting for my prediction of peacock inspired weddings this year. With the deep teal of Quetzal Green even named after a striking colourful bird.

Many of the names of the colours in this season seem so evocative and conjuror up images of space, sky, sea and land. With the interstellar cloud of dust of Nebulas Blue, Ultra Violet (the colour of the year tipped to suggest the mysteries of the cosmos), the cold, dark North Atlantic water of the Sargasso Sea and the expanse of poppies in Flanders Field reminiscent of Remembrance Day.

I’d love to have the job of thinking up the names of the colours – any one for a cocktail to accompany Martini Olive?!

Winter transition

With the start of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang today, it’s lovely to see some icy counterparts to take us in to winter with Crocus Petal (a paler version of Ultra Violet) and Limelight (a lighter version of Ceylon Yellow). They’ll make good transition colours to next spring too.

Fall 2018 colours

The top ten colours for Fall 2018 are:

  • PANTONE 19-1536 Red Pear
  • PANTONE 18-1549 Valiant Poppy
  • PANTONE 18-4048 Nebulas Blue
  • PANTONE 15-0850 Ceylon Yellow
  • PANTONE 18-0625 Martini Olive
  • PANTONE 16-1255 Russet Orange
  • PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet
  • PANTONE 15-3520 Crocus Petal
  • PANTONE 12-0740 Limelight
  • PANTONE 18-5025 Quetzal Green

Fall 2018 extra colours from LFW

Plus a couple of additional pops of pink from London Fashion Week round off the colours for Fall 2018:

  • PANTONE 15-1515 Mellow Rose
  • PANTONE 18-2045 Pink Peacock

Neutral basics

Pantone® have also created a Fall 2018 Classic Colour Palette. These are a group of neutrals that are core basics in the form of navy, white, beige, grey and brown.

You could wrap yourself up in these warm neutral colours. This is hygge at its best – with a great addition of Meerkat brown – so comforting, warm and cosy.

The bonus classic neutral colours for Fall 2018 are:

  • PANTONE 19-4031 Sargasso Blue
  • PANTONE 11-4801 Tofu
  • PANTONE 14-1116 Almond Buff
  • PANTONE 14-4107 Quiet Grey
  • PANTONE 16-1438 Meerkat

Colour themes

It’ll be great to see how couples incorporate these colours in to their weddings later this year.

Pantone® is the world-renowned authority on colour and the Pantone® Color of the Year is always really influential in any popular colour themes in fashion, interior design and weddings.

See some of my trend predictions for weddings in 2018.

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