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The neon assault on our eyes stops this spring, according to the color experts at Pantone. For Spring 2015, Pantone thinks that fashion will turn to soft, cool hues, with chilled-out aquamarine leading the pack. In fact, Pantone's top four hues for spring are all in the blue and green family: aquamarine, scuba blue, lucite green, and classic blue.
Pantone said their soft spring palette is a reaction to harried modern lifestyles. "To have the four top colors in the cool range spoke to something everyone is looking for—that real cool, relaxing stop-the-world-I-want-to-get-off kind of thing," Pantone Color Institute executive director Leatrice Eiseman told WWD. Aside from ocean tones, Pantone is also picking out colors that sound like dessert, as in toasted almond, strawberry ice, and custard.
· Top 10 Pantone Colors for Spring Women's and Men's [WWD]
· Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2015 [Pantone]
· Yuck: 'Deep Lichen Green' is Pantone's Top Color for Fall 2013 [Racked]
· Oooh: Pantone Unveils Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid [Racked]