According to Pantone and the fashion industry the hot colours of 2016 are as follows... Quartz Pink, Serenity, Echo Peach, Snorkel Blue, Buttercup, Limpet Shell, Lilac Gray, Fiesta, Iced Coffee, Green Flash.
When other popular hues have been canceled allowing for some unexpected color combinations. In addition, the healthy art world has sparked interest in some of these unexpected hues. Designers also referenced colours favoured by Matisse and Picasso, which have had blockbuster New York shows in the past year or so, and Frank Stella, Esther Stewart and Sam Falls also factored into the list.
Bright and abstract art has become more of a mainstream thing. At one point in time art came from a very elitist standpoint and it was hard to bring the world of art into a fashion/forecast. But today people have accessibility. They can go online and don’t have to go a museum. Rose Quartz along with Peach Echo, Serenity, Limpet Shell, Lilac Gray and Iced Coffee are among Pantone’s new colors.