Fall-Winter 2016-2017 Color Trends
Scientists and psychologists state that the color palette has a beneficial influence on mood and well being. Not casually in psychology words such as color therapy exist, meaning a treatment by using certain color shades. The basis of this method is not only known to psychologists, but also to famous brands, that also by using the color circle are trying to influence the mood of admirers, every season putting at their disposal more interesting and original shades.Let’s see, then, what are the color trends in the fall-winter season 2016-2017.
Airy Blue reminds us of the beautiful blue sky covered with fluffy clouds. This shade is part of the pastel palette calm being a peacekeeping shade without drop of aggression and unspoken words. Versace, Oscar de la Renta and other world famous brands propose us to revel in this airy world.
Riverside is an intense, cold and deep blue color. On the one hand, these shades require an internal reflection, in your own thoughts and in your own world, while on the other hand, they give a feeling of calmness and depth. Lacoste, Jenny Packham propose us to run out of this world.
The noble achromatic (including gray) does not plan to leave the fashion Olympus. Well, nor it should. This color is beautiful and does not need another processing. Simultaneously we must mention that gray looks great with many other colors. Fans should note that Sharkskin shade emphasizes woman’s appearance and not her!
Aurora Red (Bright red)
The energetic, dynamic and bright Aurora Red color brings attention and is ideal for bold and confident women with a very strong character and feel. Evening gowns, made in these colors will look harmonious with an intense makeup, especially a red lipstick. Even the least uninhibited will be able to play with this color. The advantages of this color are that any woman can be transformed into a mysterious, passionate and attractive owner and that she is feminine and delicate. That is why, Aurora Red is chosen by famous fashion houses worldwide.
Beige Brown, known as “coffee with milk”, again is among the main trends of the 2016-2017 autumn-winter season. This shade can be called neutral though, compared with Sharkskin, it is warmer and more comfortable. At first sight, Warm Taupe can be a wonderful base for any outfit, but particularly well looks in androgynous looks, where there is no female or male graduation. However, this shade has some “contraindications”. The clothes in this color will not be worn by ladies with tanned skin, because in this case, the look will fade on this background.
Elegant and grand Green can give any look a touch of freshness and life. Appurtenance of the natural shades, it can be combined with yellow and orange, red and purple. It will also highlight the depth and mystery of hazel and green eyes, will blur a pale blush, will focus on a glowing skin.
Even the most avid fashionistas find it difficult to imagine shades with such name. This shade can survive perfectly with dark brown, pink, brown and red. Unusual and mysterious, Dusty Cedar suits many shades of the color palette, namely, dark blue, purple, black, blue and gray. Cedar Dusty entered the collections of Oscar de la Renta, Zac Posen, Fausto Puglisi, etc.
This is a shade of reddish brown, hot and intense that shows the nature in the fall. Polo Ralph Lauren, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Mulberry, Stella McCartney, etc. will be the perfect choice for military and casual styles and can be combined with shades of dark green, and with the faded red and blue.
This fuchsia hue is not a shade characteristic for the autumn and winter season, though, it should not miss the new cold season. Oscar de la Renta, Vivienne Westwood Red Label recommends using Bodacious in outfits that we choose.
If we remember from previous seasons, then the shades of bright yellow were predominant. In the new season, they have given positions to the juicy mustard, which also can warm and attract attention. This shade has been fully appreciated by famous brands such as Valentino, Roberto Cavalli, Vera Wang.
Additional Shades Fall-Winter 2016-2017
Besides the already mentioned shades, designers offer us many other decisions in terms of colors. For example, Paul & Joe and Preen by Thornton Bregazzi emphasized pale pink, Iceberg and Gucci on the shades of classic pink, Lanvin and Michael Kors diluted the clothing lines with gold and Mulberry and J. JS Lee did not want to give up on bright yellow, so actual in the previous season. Ralph Lauren and Jenny Packham have opted for great purple, while Bally and Rochas for natural green. J. Mendel won the hearts of fans with dark green, and Michael Kors and Jill Stuart had pale shades of purple, while Jenny Packham Zimmermann and shades of coral and ivory.
Black and White Color Range
Despite the abundance of unusual shades, brands have not forgotten the eternal classic, namely black and white wardrobe. Black, although it is so sober, make feminine outfits look beautiful and attractive, and the white color is simply designed for festive evenings and business environment. The white color inspires confidence, radiating the goodness and purity. A great popularity have outfits that contain both colors simultaneously. Black clothing propose us to buy Mugler, Blumarine, Chanel, Boss, Carolina Herrera, Dolce & Gabbana, etc.
These are the color trends for the 2016-2017 autumn-winter season. Seeing all colors trends we can say with confidence the following: due a rich color palettes, winter season will be intense, dynamic and varied. Surely those who prefer the classic achromatic will not be ignored, although it’s not a bad idea to try new colors and other combinations.