The 2022 color trends according to Pantone’s experts combine dreamy pastels, calming cool tones, and bold brights. The mix of mellow tones and splashes of vibrant color symbolizes the balance we crave between comfort and spontaneity.
“Colors for Spring 2022 bring together our competing desires for comforting familiarity and joyful adventure through a range of soothing and timeless colors, along with joyous hues that celebrate playfulness. As we enter this new landscape, one where fashion rules no longer apply, hues for Spring 2022 allow us to mix and marry as we please, encouraging the exploration of new chromatic realities, opening the door for personalized style and spontaneous color statements,”
said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute.
The diversity of the 2022 color trends means there is something for everyone. In this blog, we’ll explore some of our favorites from the top ten shades of the forecasted 2022 color trends as well as a few favorites we can’t ignore from the core classics that are essential neutrals for any wardrobe.
PANTONE 12-4401 Spun Sugar
Head in the clouds? We love that for you. Spun Sugar invokes the feeling of a perfect sunny afternoon with nothing but blue skies ahead. That’s the type of energy we need this year. That’s why we love this pick from the 2022 color trends for spring and summer. Plus, this color flatters every skin tone. is versatile enough to be used in a variety of color palettes.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Light Blue
PANTONE 13-1513 Gossamer Pink
Pastels for spring? Groundbreaking. While it may not be the most shocking color choice, we are in love with this pastel shade of pink. It’s not too loud, or too pink making it an easy color to incorporate into your wardrobe.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Soft Pink
PANTONE 18-2042 Innuendo
So, forget what we said regarding anything being ‘too pink’. Innuendo is a shade of fuchsia that refuses to be ignored and you won’t be either sporting this vibrant 2022 color trend pick. As one of the most vibrant shades of the bunch using it in your designs will definitely leave an impression.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Fuchsia
PANTONE 19-4151 Skydiver
Blue tones make up nearly 50% of the top ten 2022 color trends picks and this shade is the deepest of them all. With tones reminiscent of denim and the ocean this color is sure to be a staple for anyone looking for a barefoot blue-jean night kind of summer.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Steel Blue
PANTONE 14-0850 Daffodil
Craving a color that just radiates happiness? Look no further. Daffodil is a gorgeous shade of yellow that screams spring and summer fun. Its rich tone won’t wash you out and who doesn’t want to be a literal ray of sunshine? Daffodil wins the happiest pick from the 2022 color trends forecast.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Yellow
PANTONE 16-4118 Glacier Lake
For blue lovers with a Goldilocks complex, let us introduce Glacier Lake. Unlike its pastel and deeper counterparts, this shade of blue falls somewhere in the middle and feels *just right*. This 2022 color trend pick evokes the calm and tranquility we are all searching for after recent years.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Ocean Blue
PANTONE 18-1564 Poinciana
Coming in hot with our last pick from the official 2022 color trends for summer and spring is the color Poinciana. Not for the faint of heart, this bright red shade brings the drama and makes a bold statement. Or you can use it to add a little spice as a pop of color to your 2022 wardrobe.
Our recommended color match: Bella + Canvas 3001 UNISEX JERSEY SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Poppy
Our Picks from the 2022 Spring & Summer Core Classic Colors
PANTONE 16-6216 Basil PANTONE 13-0003 Perfectly Pale and PANTONE 14-4104 Northern Droplet
If bold colors or playful pastels aren’t your thing, no worries! There’s nothing wrong with sticking to a more neutral color palette. Remember classic does not equal boring.
Our recommended color matches: Bella + Canvas 3001CVC UNISEX HEATHER CVC SHORT SLEEVE TEE in Heather Sage, Heather Dust, and Heather Cool Grey
We want to hear your favorite pick out of this year’s 2022 color trend for Spring and Summer, let us know in the comments below! Ready to get started? Contact a Daymaker today and get your next project started.