These Are the "It Colors" of 2018, According to New York Fashion Week

Updated 02/13/18
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Fashion week once again took over New York City (and your Instagram Story feed) to bring the world cutting-edge designs that stand to predict the fashion trends you'll soon be seeing everywhere. Along with touting all the hottest looks from accessories, staples, and wild avant-garde statement pieces, models took the runway in designs that will influence far more than fashion. The world of design has already followed suit with Pantone's release of its fall/winter 2018 Color Trend Report, which has clearly taken its cues straight from the runway.

The Pantone Color Institute press release describes the next It colors as "autumnal hues that evoke the feeling of leaves on the forest floor, rich plumage and twilight reveal a modern fall palette of deep and rich tones with outbursts of colorful surprise." Here are Pantone's top five hues to know this year.

Russet Orange

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A warm, deep orange, this color clearly evokes feelings of fall. According to Pantone, "this forest floor oranges speaks to earthen warmth."

Crocus Petal

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"A cultivated and refined hue adds a light and airy spring-like feeling demand," a description on Pantone's website reads. This lavender shade represents cool florals and would look divine in any space.

Valiant Poppy

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For a strong, bold hue, look to this deep red tone dubbed Valiant Poppy. The color is a "brave and outgoing red shade effusive in its allure," according to Pantone.

Quetzal Green

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A rich shade of greens and blues is just the thing for 2018. According to Pantone, this shade is "suggestive of rich plumage." Imagine a luxe velvet couch sporting this hue or a bold wall painted this shade of deep green.

Ceylon Yellow

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Pantone's description of this yellow hue makes the shade sound almost edible. It reads, "savory and spicy yellow adds an exotic touch." This tangy color certainly would make a bold yet chic accent color.

Head to Pantone to see the full fall/winter 2018 color lineup.

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