Color Intelligence - Fashion Color Trend Report London Spring/Summer 2020
PANTONE Color Institute


London Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020

  • Laurie Pressman
  • Pantone Color Institute
  • September 13, 2019
  • Published for the fashion industry by the Pantone Color Institute, Pantone’s trend forecasting and colour consultancy, the Fashion Color Trend Report is your guide to the season’s most important colour trends. This report features the top 12 colours, as well as four classic neutrals, we can expect to see on the London runway as fashion designers introduce their new Spring/Summer collections.

    London Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020 London Fashion Week Spring / Summer 2020
    Images: Addictive Stock, Stocksy / Adobe Stock. Click here to view the Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report gallery.

    According to Pantone Color Institute’s colour experts, colours for Spring/Summer 2020 London blend a palette of iconic favorites with seasonal neutrals to create a narrative of colour artistry. Taking a spontaneous colour approach through patterning and multi-coloured layers Spring/Summer 2020 colours highlight the continued desire for energetic contrasts and personalized self-expression, creating a rousing and robust colour story where the underlying message is determination and hopeful optimism.

    “Spring/Summer 2020 is a story of colourful expression, as we see bold hues - each strong enough to stand on their own - brashly coming together to create more provocative colour statements,” said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute. “Strong and vibrant, this season’s colour palette displays our determined desire for positivity and uplift.”

    About the Spring / Summer 2020 London Fashion Week Colour Palette:

    A rousing and robust palette for spring/summer 2020 reflects a continuing desire for energizing contrasts and personalized self-expression.

    PANTONE 18-1664 Fiery Red
    PANTONE 18-1664
    Fiery Red
    Emanating heat and energy, dramatic and dynamic Fiery Red is impossible to ignore.
    PANTONE 15-1157 Flame Orange
    PANTONE 15-1157
    Flame Orange
    Linked to a radiant sunset, luminous Flame Orange positively glows.
    PANTONE 16-4127 Heritage Blue
    PANTONE 16-4127
    Heritage Blue
    A time-honored blue hue Heritage Blue speaks of tradition, dependability and continuity.
    PANTONE 16-1534 Blush Beauty
    PANTONE 16-1534
    Blush Beauty
    Blush Beauty engages, embraces and warms.
    PANTONE 13-4720 Tanager Turquoise
    PANTONE 13-4720
    Tanager Turquoise
    Tanager Turquoise cools with its soothing presence.
    PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue
    PANTONE 19-4052
    Classic Blue
    An expansive presence, Classic Blue is evocative of the vast and infinite evening sky opening a world of possibilities.
    PANTONE 18-2143 Beetroot Purple
    PANTONE 18-2143
    Beetroot Purple
    A startling and shocking fuchsia tone, Beetroot Purple tempts the eye.
    PANTONE 19-5217 Storm
    PANTONE 19-5217
    Storm captivates with its rich depth.
    PANTONE 11-0622 Yellow Iris
    PANTONE 11-0622
    Yellow Iris
    Eye catching Yellow Iris expresses positivity and optimism.
    PANTONE 18-1512 Rose Brown
    PANTONE 18-1512
    Rose Brown
    Warm and grounded, the full- bodied Rose Brown enriches both mind and body.
    PANTONE 14-1513 Blossom
    PANTONE 14-1513
    Blossom, a petal soft pink elicits an aura of romance.
    PANTONE 18-1547 Bossa Nova
    PANTONE 18-1547
    Bossa Nova
    Upbeat Bossa Nova, is a pulsing and suggestive red with an earthy brown undertone.

    About the Spring/Summer 2020 Classics:

    A range of seasonal staples that can stand alone or serve as the foundation for personalized colour combinations.

    PANTONE 15-1314 Cuban Sand
    PANTONE 15-1314
    Cuban Sand
    Cuban Sand’s inherent warmth nurtures and comforts.
    PANTONE 19-4021 Blueberry
    PANTONE 19-4021
    Blueberry, a thought provoking midnight blue implying an air of mystery.
    PANTONE 11-4800 Blanc de Blanc
    PANTONE 11-4800
    Blanc de Blanc
    Blanc de Blanc is perceived as smooth, subtle and clarifying.
    PANTONE 13-4201 Oyster Mushroom
    PANTONE 13-4201
    Oyster Mushroom
    The pearl gray Oyster Mushroom exhibits a quiet strength.

    Adobe Stock x Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report

    To support the PANTONE Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2020 for NY and London, Pantone has partnered with Adobe Stock to curate a collection of images that reflect the palette of 12 top fashion colours as well as 4 core shades. With millions of visual assets, Adobe Stock is an amazing resource for creatives to seek visual inspiration and creative development. Click here to view the Adobe Stock x Pantone Color Trend Report Gallery.

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