Pantone's hottest colors for the fall

Oct 17, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. ET

Transitioning from summer to autumn can be tough, but Pantone's forecast of the hottest fall colors has come to save the day. Their list of must-haves fuses fresh, eye-catching and cozy shades that guarantee a variety of chic outfits for any occasion this fall season.



Acai inspired outfit |

This plum-like color is the perfect addition to any outfit. Pair it with pumps to make an elegant statement at work, or simply add a clutch to complement the sophisticated shade for a night on the town.

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Turbulence inspired look

Let's face it, gray is a boring color. So this fall add some pizzazz with bold-colored skinny jeans or a denim jacket to produce a chic outfit that will make this season one to remember.

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Samba inspired outfit |

Have some fun this fall with a sassy shade that demands attention. This red is both fierce and flirty. To maximize its vibrancy, wear it with contrasting colors.

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Mykonos Blue

Mykonos Blue for a casual night out

Keep things fresh this season with a lively blue that's perfect for any event. Make an edgy yet approachable outfit with a Mykonos Blue blazer or pencil skirt.

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Koi inspired outfit |

There's nothing shy about Koi for the fall season. Say goodbye to conventional oranges and hello to a breakout color guaranteed to start your fall off right. This hue is perfect as a bag or comfy sweater.

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Carafe inspired outfit |

This cocoa brown is one of Pantone's fall must-haves for a reason. Its rich hue complements warm and cool colors alike. Whether in the form of boots or cropped pants, Carafe is a solid foundation for any ensemble this season.

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Vivacious inspired outfit |

Brighten up! Fall colors tend to stray away from pink, but it's time to live a little. Wear this fabulous shade to dinner or on a hot date.

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Deep Lichen Green

Deep Lichen Green outfit |

Advance your style this fall with a shade of gray-green that's easy to build on. Pair it with a bright-colored skirt or bag to add some flair.

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Linden Green

Linden Green outfit |

Give life to your closet this fall with a pop of color. Look fresh and fabulous with a yellow-green sweater or confident and classy with a pencil skirt of the same gorgeous tint.

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