Did you know there’s a Pantone Color Institute Color of the Year each year? It’s a prediction of what color we’ll see everywhere. For 2019, it’s Living Coral. As you are out and about, start looking for anything and everything to have some coral.The Pantone Color Institute also creates a semi-annual Fashion Color Trend Report. Each year this highlights the top colors that fashion designers at New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week will be featuring. Consumers will then see these colors in all aspects of fashion from clothing to home decor and beyond.The report for Spring/Summer 2019 features the top 12 colors and four classic neutrals. As creators, if we want to stay current on fashion trends, Pantone is our source!A survey of the yarns in the shop shows that My Sister Knits has all of the rich, vibrant 12 colors as well as the four neutrals! It is apparent that dyers of the yarn we carry keep up with the Pantone colors also! It was easy to gather skeins from many yarn companies to showcase the current Pantone colors.
History of Pantone’s Color of the Year
The Color of the Year started in 2000 and since then has influenced fashion, home furnishings, and industrial design. The Pantone Color Institute carefully considers many factors and analyzes trends in its annual selection. Color influencers are as varied as traveling art collections, films in production, popular travel destinations, and all areas of fashion! In addition, the Color Institute highlights top seasonal runway colors and forecasts global color trends. The influences behind our color choices are truly fascinating!We welcome you to comb through our yarn and find your favorite fashion-forward Pantone Spring/Summer colors!