Which Color Palette Are You Falling for?

By: Lynne Marks | 28 Sep 2016

The autumn season is officially here, which means it’s time for you to begin restocking and repurposing your wardrobe to match the seasonal trends and color palettes.

Pantone recently published their Fall 2016 Fashion Report noting that this fall season relies heavily on earth tones and hues. Here’s a quick sampling of the newest color trends for autumn:

  • Riverside (Pantone 17-4028)
  • Sharkskin (Pantone 17-3914)
  • Aurora Red (Pantone 18-1550)
  • Warm Taupe (Pantone 16-1318)
  • Lush Meadow (Pantone 18-5845)
  • Spicy Mustard (Pantone 14-0952)
  • Potter’s Clay (Pantone 18-1340)

The color palette for this fall season is certainly bold, filled with accents, and ideal for pairing with both light and dark hues.

Elle got a head start on fall fashion and began predicting the seasonal trends back in March. Get ready to see everything from a velvet come back to Navy overcoats. Which of these fashion trends will you incorporate into your personal and professional image?

  • Pinstripe Suits
  • Caplets
  • Statement Chokers
  • Leather Trench Coats
  • Metal Accents in Jewelry and Clothing
  • Velvet Clothing
  • Navy Overcoats and nods to the Military





Photo Courtesy of Elle.com

Once you’ve picked your fall color palette and fashion choices, now it’s time to layer with accessories. These jewelry trends are hot this autumn season according to Harper’s Bazaar:

  • Pearls
  • Earthy Gems
  • Crafty, Unique Earrings
  • Brooches
  • Silver

Incorporating the 2016 Fall Fashion Trends into Your Image
Considering adding some elements of fall fashion into your professional image? If so, choose wisely. Remember that your professional image is not only your appearance, but also your behavior and communication style. What will a certain fall trend say about your image? Does it integrate with the personal brand you’ve built for yourself?

Always choose your clothing and jewelry options wisely. While one type of style may be trending, it may not work well with your personal and professional image.

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