“Designers take a painterly approach to fall 2011 by artfully combining bright colors with staple neutrals, reminiscent of how an artist would construct a stunning work of art,“ said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “Much like a painter’s masterpiece, there is a certain romance to this season’s palette.“

Taking cues from the great masters, sepia tones of old Hollywood, Chinese opera, cityscapes and countryside, designers are paying close attention to texture, contrast and color for fall 2011 — pairing menswear with feminine twists, warm prints with cool metals, incorporating both old and new influences, and creating an intriguing balance between colors.

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Fall 2011

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Bamboo
C12 M12 Y86 K1
GOE 1-3-3
#d1af4c
Pantone 14-0740

Emberglow
C0 M71 Y62 K0
GOE 21-1-2
#ea6659
Pantone 17-1547

Honeysuckle
C4 M75 Y24 K0
GOE 26-2-4
#d84f70
Pantone 18-2120

Phlox
C65 M96 Y21 K13
GOE 35-1-6
#682d5b
Pantone 19-2820
Cedar
C41 M27 Y68 K5
GOE 152-1-3
#918e63
Pantone 16-0526

Deep Teal
C94 M43 Y46 K49
GOE 93-2-6
#164449
Pantone 19-4914

Coffee Liqueur
C51 M60 Y72 K28
GOE 155-1-4
#6b513a
Pantone 18-0930
Nougat
C23 M29 Y45 K0
GOE 148-1-1
#b59984
Pantone 16-1320
Orchid Hush
C15 M13 Y3 K0
GOE 51-4-1
#cec1d1
Pantone 13-3805
Quarry
C45 M22 Y24 K0
GOE 82-3-1
#99a0a5
Pantone 15-4305
   

Spring 2011

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Honeysuckle
C4 M75 Y24 K0
GOE 26-2-4
#d84f70
Pantone 18-2120

Russet
C44 M67 Y76 K9
GOE 21-4-3
#83534f
Pantone 18-1235

Coral Rose
C0 M63 Y86 K0
GOE 19-1-4
#f2774c
Pantone 16-1349

Regatta
C73 M28 Y0 K0
GOE 83-1-3
#477ab7
Pantone 18-4039
Peapod
C56 M0 Y51 K0
GOE 124-1-2
#82af84
Pantone 14-6324

Blue Curacao
C63 M0 Y22 K0
GOE 96-1-3
#33bfcc
Pantone 15-4825

Beeswax
C0 M30 Y78 K0
GOE #9-1-3
#eaab51
Pantone 14-0941
Lavender
C33 M32 Y0 K0
GOE 56-1-2
#afa3ce
Pantone 15-3817
Silver Peony
C3 M13 Y15 K0
GOE 13-4-1
#e8cee6
Pantone 12-1206
Silver Cloud
C25 M19 Y23 K0
GOE 158-1-1
#bfb7af
Pantone 15-4502