Whether you dream of being the most glamorous guest for an event or want to update your wardrobe, this list of trending colors for fall/winter 2022-2023 will you in your search for the perfect evening dresses. Learn about the shades Pantone has chosen as the most representative of these seasons and discover which ones are ideal for your personality and for that event where you’ll be setting a trend with your look.
Before you get excited about these colors you’ll want to wear right away, it’s important to know where they come form, who designates them and how they are chosen.
Each season, the Pantone Color Institute, the leading entity for color identification and color trends, reports on the colors that stood out at the seasonal fashion shows in London and New York. Below, we share with you the selection of shades from the New York fashion show that will make a splash in the fall-winter 2022-2023 fashion. Get ready to see prom dresses in all these colors in stores!
Lava Falls (Pantone 18-1552)
Ideal for evening weddings and outdoor celebrations, Lava Falls is “a passionate reddish orange with a captivating presence,” according to Pantone. The most nostalgic guests will remember the leaves falling from the trees in autumn, and the most extroverted will connect it to the end-of-year festivities; Overall, it’s a romantic, fashion-forward color that invites you to create creative outfits.
It is ideal for maxi dresses, jumpsuits and straight cut evening dresses, and it will be best appreciated on shiny fabrics. It will look best at garden or forest weddings, with cheerful themes like bohemian parties or cocktail parties. It can also be worn at indoor gala weddings, with understated and sophisticated designs.
Samoan Sun (Pantone 14-0851)
Yellow is another of the iconic colors of the fall landscape and Samoan Sun will delight guests who want to create a cheerful, yet soft look. It’s a tone you’ll easily find in textured fabrics like suede, making an interesting choice for cocktail dresses.
Since it is a warm color, it is perfect for outdoor daytime weddings, such as gardens and terraces. Since Pantone describes it as an animated matrix that glows and illuminates, it can’t be beat for highlighting sets of gold bracelets and dramatic hoop earrings.
Orange Tiger (Pantone 16-1358)
According to Pantone, “it’s a high-visibility orange with whimsy”- doesn’t it also remind you of the colors in the treetops during the last half of the year? It’s a powerful shade, not well-suited for low-key guests, and will look like no other at daytime weddings and come alive with the nature of outdoor parties.
To better appreciate its beauty, look for it in patterned dresses or with layers of fine fabrics, such as organza or tulle: imagine the play of light these patterns will create on your skin if you choose a midi cut dress! If you can combine it with strappy sandals or espadrilles, be sure you’ll set a trend.
Rose Violet (Pantone 17 – 2624)
Another great color for evening dresses and even pansuits is the bright and vibrant Rose Violet, which is full of spirit. It’s a great color to wear for modern weddings, as it will dazzle on the dance floor.
Plus, it’s a great shade to pair with classic pumps in the same color, creating an electrifying outfit with retro touches. You can even accessorize your dress with a romantic bow or neon-colored barrettes to accentuate the mood. To create a more current outfit, you can find a mini dress in Pink Violet and accompany it with stockings that have a touch of glittePlus, it’s a great shade to pair with classic pumps in the same color, creating an electrifying outfit with retro touches. You can even accessorize your dress with a romantic bow or neon-colored barrettes to accentuate the mood.
To create a more current outfit, you can find a mini dress in Pink Violet and accompany it with stockings that have a touch of glitter. A clutch in contrasting tones, such as black or purple, will be the best companion to this shade. A clutch in contrasting tones, such as black or purple, will be the best companion to this shade.
Here you are! With those new colors, you should slay in you next evening outfits. Want to learn more of the Pantone color palette for fall/winter 2022-2023? Come back to check out the second part of our article. Until then, tell us in the comments below which is your preferred shade from the list so far.