It’s here! The first day of Fall is next week – September 23. (Woohoo!) When the heat of summer begins to break, we embrace the refreshing crispness in the air, the cool breeze and earthy smells of harvest season. Pull out your sweaters and scarves, darlings. It’s layering time.
Pantone’s Fall 2015 Color Report is an “evolving color landscape,” a whimsical world of earthy neutrals and bold, playful colors, melding together in a timeless dance.
The store is nesting with tons of new Fall items, including Pantone’s Fall 2015 Colors… so come shop for Fall at Darling!
As mentioned in the Spring 2015 Color Report, Marsala is the Pantone 2015 Color of the Year – a “naturally robust and earthy wine red, Marsala enriches our minds, bodies and souls.” The earthy warmth of Marsala blends seamlessly with the naturally inspired colors of this season’s color report, from rooted neutrals like Dried Herb, Oak Buff, Desert Sage, Reflecting Pond, and Stormy Weather to bright pops of color like Biscay Bay, Cadmium Orange, Cashmere Rose, and Amethyst Orchid.
“Juxtaposition of color from opposite sides of the spectrum emphasizes poise and confidence on the runway. The Fall 2015 palette is rooted in multi-faceted, androgynous colors that can be worn to portray effortless sophistication across men’s and women’s fashion; it is the first time we are seeing a truly unisex color palette.” – Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute®
How will you wear Pantone colors this fall?
Dried Herb | “Closely related to nature, Dried Herb is an organic shade redolent of nature’s earthy fragrances.”
Desert Sage | “A cool and soothing greenish gray, Desert Sage is the ideal neutral.”
Stormy Weather | “Reminiscent of the sky on a gray, overcast day, Stormy Weather is dependable, cool and above all, constant.”
Oak Buff | “Another one of nature’s illustrious shades, the golden yellow Oak Buff acts to nurture and comfort.”
Marsala | “Interesting on its own and a wonderful contrast for other hues, Marsala is a winey red-brown that adds finesse and savoir faire.”
Biscay Bay | “A lush and elegant teal, Biscay Bay splashes up against more heated tones with its cool touch.”
Reflecting Pond | “Thoughtful, contemplative and composed, Reflecting Pond is a cooling blue with a lot of depth.”
Cadmium Orange | “Both playful and sophisticated in its appeal, Cadmium Orange is a warm, welcoming and subtly dramatic orange shade that is striking enough to stand on its own or act as a bold contrast.”
Cashmere Rose | “A play on the ’60s with a twist of today, Cashmere Rose is a tactile and soft pink hue that renders exactly what it promises.”
Amethyst Orchid | “Indicative of our affection for color, Amethyst Orchid is the jewel in the crown.”
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