Fall 2017 Color Trends

In nature, Fall is all about beautiful colors, so it’s only natural that we want to give our home a little spruce on the spectrum. Rather than taking cue from golden leaves and tawny pumpkins, we’re all about Pantone’s Fall 2017 color trends.

Just in-case you have been living under a trend-repelling rock, Pantone is a world renowned authority on color and has boffins working around the clock to pick out new colors and what they convey in color-critical industries. You may remember past Pantone colors of the year, such as ‘serenity’, or ‘greenery’, the Pantone 2017 color of the year.

So what exactly do the Fall 2017 color trends have in store for our homes?

Well, there’s tawny port (sounds yummy), copper tan (can we get it in spray form?) and shaded spruce (erm…what?). Without further confusing waffle, here’s the Fall 2017 color trends according to Pantone…

Tawny Port

tawny-port

What is it?

“Taking the Red family to new depths, Tawny Port is elegant, sophisticated, and tasteful.” (Pantone)

Why we love it

It’s like a warm mulled wine in front of a crackling fireplace whilst wearing our favorite slippers. It’s comforting, it’s cozy and it’s surprisingly delectable.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Green

Velvet embroidered table runner

Neutral Gray

neutral-gray

What is it?

“The standard bearer of all neutrals, Neutral Gray shares the anchoring role with Navy Peony in this palette. It can be used as an accent or a head-to-toe statement shade.” (Pantone)

Why we love it

It’s a more stone-like gray than the lilacy hues seen in past seasons. The lack of overly warm or cool tones mean that it’s oh-so-versatile. Plus, it’s not so harsh that it’s cold!

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Yellow

Damask throw pillow cover

Shaded Spruce

shaded-spruce

What is it?

“This is a green you might see in the forest – sheltering and protective as evergreen trees”. (Pantone)

Why we love it

Dear world, emerald and teal have had a beautiful love child… enter shaded spruce! This hue has already been huge on the home decor market and looks great alongside neutral hues and brighter tones alike.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Striped print scarf

Golden Lime

golden-lime

What is it?

“Earthy tones with a twist, the golden undertones of Golden Lime makes this yellow-green shade a refreshing complement to fall classics”. (Pantone)

Why we love it

We are already imagining how darn amazing this hue would look in monochrome rooms. It’s just on the right side of snotty and we are loving it!

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Ocean Blue

Floral embroidered pillow cover

Ballet Slipper

ballet-slipper-fall-color

What is it?

“Descended from the Red family but with a softer touch, Ballet Slipper is always flattering and reminiscent of the rosy glow of health”. (Pantone)

Why we love it

This baby pink hue is like your inner childhood princess and sophisticated adult self have shook hands and come to an agreement. It’s warming, but not too rosy to be overbearing.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Arabian velvet table runner

Butterum

butterum

What is it?

“This snug, warming, and toasty shade is evocative of drinking a glass of Butterrum by a roaring fire on a cool autumn evening”. (Pantone)

Why we love it

It looks good enough to eat! Jokes aside, this less-overbearing cousin of coral will add a snug Autumnal edge to any home.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Black & White

Hawthorn leaf table runner

Marina

marina-fall-2017-color-trend

What is it?

“Cool with an enhanced vitality, Marina is the only truly cool color in the fall palette that brings with it freshness and brightness.” (Pantone)

Why we love it

It’s like welcoming a warm Mediterranean Ocean into your home! This color is a blue that won’t leave you freezing in the cold.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trend Pick

Saffron Red

Ornamental embroidered duvet cover set

Grenadine

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What is it?

“A powerful, evocative, dynamic red, Grenadine is a confident and self-assured attention-getter.” (Pantone)

Why we love it

Because it’s totally unexpected; goodbye burnt oranges and dull tangerines! This is spicy with an edge of pumpkin!

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Floral embroidered placemats

Navy Peony

navy-peony

What is it?

“A mainstay for the season for both palettes, Navy Peony is a dependable and an anchoring shade. Solid and stable, the hue takes some of the load off of black as a go-to neutral”. (Pantone)

Why we love it

What’s an Autumn palette without a gorgeous navy shade? This one isn’t too ‘Halloween-y’, yet isn’t too ‘Summer fiesta’, it’s the perfect mix.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Black

Modern two tone accent pillow cover

Autumn Maple

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What is it?

“A quintessential autumn color, Autumn Maple is tawny and russet, introducing warmth into the palette.” (Pantone)

Why we love it

It’s a spiced pumpkin latte, jumping in a pile of leaves and trick or treating all in one. In other words, it’s the color we all think of when we think of Fall.

Our Fall 2017 Color Trends Pick

Golden Orange

Saree border table runner

Which color is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below…

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Rachel Holliday

Rachel Holliday

Interior design and fashion contributor at Banarsi Designs. Writer and Aussie-based fashion and personal style blogger at www.thedailyluxe.net