Color Forecast FW 2017-18 All Markets Part 1

Courtesy of Design Options Inc

On view, an exceptional color trend forecast for Fall/Winter 2017-2018. This must-see report features color mood boards influencing the incoming direction for young men’s, contemporary women’s, children’s and home interior markets, thanks to Design Options Inc, the color forecasting firm who is dedicated to bringing Southern California’s unique aesthetic to the world.

Women’s Universal Color

#DesignOptions FW 17/18 color report on #WeConnectFashion, Women's mood: World View.


Seeing the truest colors from the highest peaks…

Spirited hues of deep reds and burnt orange immediately create blatant emotions of happiness and enthusiasm. In contrast to the color of bright sunsets are varied shades of blue-grays that delicately illuminate feelings of calmness. Olive green and brown implicative of the earth and nature relate to prosperity and ambition and harmony. Fuzzy dark shades of orange embrace change- a trait that is necessary for an always-evolving world.


Women’s Contemporary Color

#DesignOptions FW 17/18 color report on #WeConnectFashion, Women's Contemporary mood: Cool Collective.

Cool Collective

Combining magnetic yellows and depth seeking blues…

Entering fearlessly, dark brown collides with inviting blue. Sunny yellows ensure blissful merriment and burnt shades of orange add rustic charm. Chilly bluish-grays create notions of communication and reflection. Shadowed browns are no longer bystanders but are the grip that keeps the cool collectives glued tightly together.


Young Men’s Color

#DesignOptions FW 17/18 color report on #WeConnectFashion, Young Men's mood: Natural Charm.

Natural Charm

Admiration actualized through the sincerest of colors…

Neutral browns maintain a solid platform. Where darker shades are expressive of reliability, lighter shades of brown represent genuineness. Peachy pinks sweeten even the darkest of browns with arousing touches of love and intimacy while brown fur teases the curious soul. Desirable characteristics that is sure to arouse any hopeless romantic.


Kids Color

#DesignOptions FW 17/18 color report on #WeConnectFashion, Kid's mood: Water Ways.

Water Ways

Down by the river where earths warm colors flourish and cool colors flow…

Let yourself be guided by the intensity of the dark deep blue water that sails against the whitely tinted blue splashes. Shades of browns tower over the edges and refreshing greens cover the turf. Enchanting reds and pumpkin colored orange add a little magic and animation. Soaring through the sky are grays that thrive together for a remarkable and captivating sight.


Home Furnishing’s Color

#DesignOptions FW 17/18 color report on #WeConnectFashion, Home Furnishing’s: Crystal Coves.

Crystal Coves

The common factor between indigo, ocean, and arctic is their close relationship with the majestic shade of blue. Icy and distant the darkest of blues creates a sense of trust and strength. The lighter shades of blues and blue-greens give a more serene feel causing peace of mind and relaxation of the body. Terracotta and glittering copper penetrate warmth through the cool crystal coves.


Design Options, has a global client base, filling the color needs of large retailers to small indie design firms. Design Options Inc is dedicated to bringing Southern California’s unique aesthetic to the world. Its singular, cutting edge perspective, coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the current marketplace, fuels the company’s imaginative products and high-end consulting services.

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