Each season Pantone, the global authority on all things color conducts extensive research on color trends.
They poll décor and fashion designers, as well as manufacturers and retailers, on what colors they plan to use to pick the color of the coming season, calculate their findings and they create a Fashion Color Trend Report which highlights the key color stories for the season.
For Fall 2018, Pantone highlighted the top ten trending colors (Red Pear, Valiant Poppy, Nebulas Blue, Martini Olive, Russet Orange, Ultra Violet, Crocus Petal, Limelight, Quetezal Green and Ceylon Yellow) , as well as five more classic core colors (Sargasso Sea, Tofu, Almond Buff, Quiet Gray, and Meerkat), which can easily be mixed and matched, making them ideal wardrobe bases.
Pantone categorizes them 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.”
One of those colorful surprises is Ceylon Yellow.
Ceylon Yellow is “savory and spicy”, not sunshine bright yellow or flashy neon yellow, it’s a little more of a muted and exotic type of yellow, making it extremely wearable for everyday.
This rich silky hue of mustard yellow sits somewhere between the true yellow of gold and the greenish undertones of brass. A PERFECT color for Fall.
So how to you wear it? If you are fashion-brave you can go head-to-toe with it but, for me, I like to take a more subtle approach to the shade and wear Ceylon Yellow is as an accent color.
Incorporate this tangy hue into your look with a bag, a print or a pattern. Use it as the unifying color to mix daringly different prints and create a cohesive look or as an unexpected pop of color when paired with shades such as Red Pear, Martini Olive, Russet Orange, Sargasso Sea, Almond Buff and Meerkat!
What I’m Wearing: Zara Floral Print Shirt | MODCLOTH Plaid Skirt (similar found here) | Vintage Belt | Tory Burch Floral Print Heels (similar found here) | Urban Outfitters Paisley Print Scarf | Chloe Sunglasses (similar found here) | Vintage Clutch from StilettosandSinCity |