2009 Fall/Autumn Colour Trends from Pantone

Autumn (Fall) is a favourite season of mine, the cold is coming back and it’s easier to start dressing in layers again without breaking out into a profuse sweating fit not unlike one achieved with a vigorous workout (well at least it seems like that in the Southern Hemisphere). That’s enough of talk of sweat; what we’re really here to talk about are the colour trends for 2009. Today’s come courtesy of Pantone who have just released their color interpretation of the Autumn/Fall 2009 fashion trends.

Colour(Color) Trends for Spring 2009

The colours themselves reflect the tough economic times with a selection of an appealing pastel palette devoid of any of the overpowering statement tones we have seen in the past few years. The move away from the statement colours will help the clothes age at a slower rate and will help provide a safer purchase to allow a little more wear from your wardrobe during these times of economic instability.

The selection stays true to form of the past few years with a definite nature inspired overtones, but take a definite downshift from spring’s richer resort holiday inspired colours. Noted in the report is even though the palette is diverse with a broad spectrum of colours they should still hold up to create a cohesive combination, which we guess is up to the designer.

Follow this link to learn more from Pantone

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When he's not shooting the runway shows from around the globe, Allan Barger works as Fashionising.com's Art Director. That sees him work to bring you all all the latest photo shoots from the established and emerging talent of the photographers and stylists who push the industry forwards. When the picture doesn't quite speak a thousand words, Allan sets his trigger finger to the keyboard to share his written insights.