We present key color predictions based on the extensive color swatch collection from Sophicolor.com ahead of F/W22 women’s wear buying season
Recharge and reset
American society will continue to seek “a new normal” in Fall/Winter 2022. This means a slower pace of living and an increased emphasis on health and well-being. It is time to recharge and reset your value system. This includes focusing on community, spirituality, and the environment. The weather patterns can change rapidly and consumers will be more aware of these changes. However, trans-seasonal colors may still be desired in certain cases. This will impact color choices.
Celebrate a harvest success with a feast or festival. This tradition dates back to centuries and is still practiced in many forms around the globe. As they harvest their crops, it’s a busy season for farmers. Imagine golden wheat fields under orange and pink skies. This is a modern interpretation of a classic autumn palette.
Color Palette: There are many shades of mauve that include yellow, ochre and brown.
Indian philosophers believe flowers have a spiritual meaning. They can help us feel connected to eternity if we share their beauty. When we learn to listen, flowers can speak to us. Trans-seasonal palettes are becoming more popular. This is because we want beautiful flowers in every season. This palette can be used for blouses and dresses in solid colors as well as prints, whatever season.
Color palette: Violet, peach, plum, and pink shades are balanced by darker greens, earthy browns, and cream beige.
The beach can be just as beautiful in the off-season as it is in the summer. Winter blues can be beaten by the warmth and lightening of the sun’s glowing fire. Sand is good for strengthening your muscles. This is a great palette for faux fur, feathers, and knits.
Color palette: Vibrant shades of violet, peach and pink work back to neutrals and navy sand colors, as well as blue and green sea glass colors.
Global warming has caused snow to fall less frequently in many parts of the United States and Europe than it did 20 or 30 years ago. Sometimes, snowstorms can cover both city streets and rural fields. This is a great opportunity to layer up and enjoy a winter wonderland, which can often be fleeting. This is a great choice for heavy knits, plaids, and teddy fur.
Color palette: The key colors are forest green, ochre and bright red. These colors can be mixed with greyed neutrals and navy, with neon-blue accents.