Pantone has announced its spring 2018 colors for men and women, which you will find reflected in bridesmaid dresses, men’s formalwear and other items.
As you look at these colors, keep in mind that your monitor, tablet or phone does not give accurate representations of these colors. Color printed on paper reflects differently from fabric, so it is not reliable either. For the best representations of your wedding colors, use fabric swatches. Buy one yard of fabric—enough for you to cut out pieces to share with your florist, bridal apparel store, men’s formalwear store and other vendors.
PANTONE 13-0646 - Meadowlark. Meadowlark is a bold lively bright yellow shade brightening the color palette.
PANTONE 17-1563 - Cherry tomato. Cherry tomato is an orangey red that exudes heat and energy.
PANTONE 16-4132 - Little boy blue. This azure blue shade is a stunning blue.
PANTONE 18-1440 - Chili oil. Chili oil is an earthy brown based red that adds flavorful definition to this palette.
PANTONE 14-3207 - Pink lavender. Pink lavender is a soft and romantic violet rose that charms.
PANTONE 15-1520 - Blooming dahlia. The alluring blooming dahlia beckons us with its gentle appeal.
PANTONE 16-5533 - Arcadia. Arcadia is a retro, yet modern, cooler green with a tinge of blue undertone.
PANTONE 18-3838 - Ultra violet. The magical ultra violet is a distinctive and complex purple shade.
PANTONE 18-1028 - Emperador. The rich chocolate infused brown emperador adds strength and substance to the color palette.
PANTONE 12-2103 - Almost mauve. The delicate petal-like almost mauve adds a sense of nostalgia.
PANTONE 17-3020 - Spring crocus. Spring crocus is a flamboyant and tantalizing fuchsia shade.
PANTONE 13-0550 - Lime punch. Sharp and citrus in tone, lime punch hits a chord with its bright color.
PANTONE 19-4034 - Sailor blue. The navy-like sailor blue anchors the palette.
PANTONE 14-4202 - Harbor mist. Harbor mist is a mid-tone dove gray.
PANTONE 15-1214 - Warm sand. Warm sand is a comforting neutral shade that effortlessly connects the seasons.
PANTONE 11-0608 - Coconut milk. Coconut milk represents the classic mainstay of a white and/or off-white for the spring 2018 season.
See sample colors in photo gallery.
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