With everyone preparing to begin their new year with a blast, it isn’t surprising that the ethnic fashion industry has geared up for an exciting and a vibrant new year too. Pantone has released its colour roster for 2018 and oh! they are definitely a sight to behold. From fiery bold hues to subtle but statement-making ones, this year is definitely going to be filled with lots of colourful surprises.
Go on, get your shade swag on!
- Cherry Tomato
Cherry Tomato is haute and mighty. Never one to go unnoticed, it’ll make sure to get you the attention you deserve. A vibrant colour, cherry tomato reminds one of festivities, when there is so much auspicious energy around. This bold hue has to top your list of must have colours in 2018!
- Palace Blue
If you are looking for something royal and striking, the palace blue has to be your pick. This energetic, bright, lively colour has been designed to impress. Perfect for a bright sunny day, the Palace Blue works perfectly for any sort of Indian ethnic wear, be it Lehengas, Gowns, Suits or Sarees. On top of that, it works for absolutely any type of skin tone. A win-win right there ladies!
- Nile Green
Interestingly, the Nile Green isn’t meant tobe a hero for your attire this season. It is supposed to be used as a base colour for a plethora of designs and shades that are expected to shine in 2018. This is an exciting and unexpected shift from earthy and neutral hues which have dominated the market for many many years. The breezy light Green is like a breath of fresh air for the colour palette. We are excited to see how interesting it gets from here!
This bright and blooming shade of Yellow is a wonderful way to highlight how confident and resolved you mean to be in 2018. This confident, outgoing shade can never fail to bring a smile to the face of the beholder and to yours too! If tis colour is just too jarring for you, or you want to taper into it slow, you could pair it off with something neutral like Whites and Browns.
- Blooming Dahlia
This very subtle shade has been nicknamed the blooming Dahlia and for a reason. Quite an understated colour, the cross between ashen and baby Pink has a charm that can pull off your attire at any occasion. This colour has quite an old world appeal and exudes elegance effortlessly. Keep your make up muted with tones of blush when you don this colour for the simple yet sophisticated look.
- Pink Lavender
Here is something for the sworn, true blue romantics. The Pink Lavender was born of the vivacious Violet and the dainty Rose. This pretty colour is definitely going to make you fall in love with its delicate dazzle and subtle sophistication. The Pink Lavender has been a designer favourite for a number of style seasons now and looks like it is here to stay. Well, you can’t really say no to something that makes you feel pretty in a jiffy!
- Rapture Rose
What’s any list without a little mush! The rapture Rose is a clever combination of Pink and Red that is nothing if not charming. While some may call it really girly or feminine, it is not to be forgotten that the softness of the shade is just a façade to the depth and intensity within. Fans of floral print can deviate from the usual and opt for this floral hue instead which works just as well!
- Lime Punch
Make 2018 the year you move out of your comfort zone and test your boundaries. The Lime Punch is the perfect colour to go with this renewing sentiment. Sharp and pungent, it will make its presence felt in absolutely anything, be it a Saree, Lehenga, Suit or Kurta. Quite unforgettable, this spunky colour will never fail to uplift your mood on a really gloomy day!
- Sailor Blue
The stout, navy like sailor Blue has been a favourite for a number of seasons now. Gorgeous and complete in itself, the sailor Blue never fails to impress instantly. If you are looking for something to wear at a night occasion, this has to be your go to colour this season. Pop in some spark with Gold or Silver, Zari and Embroidery work. Don’t forget to match it up with a pair of gorgeous Jhumkas, Bangles and heels!
- Warm Sand
For those who naturally gravitate towards more neutral and somber shades, the warm Sand is going to be the perfect accompaniment in your wardrobe during the fashion season of 2018. This versatile shade can be paired with absolutely any other colour. The secondary colour creates a subtle pop that never fails to surprise. If you are thinking that its quite a Grandma shade, you are in for a surprise there. The warm sand makes the perfect backdrop for your personality to shine through, making it a great attire for somewhere you want to shine through.