The Pantone Top 10 colors for Spring 2016 are out:

  • PANTONE 13-1520 Rose Quartz
  • PANTONE 16-1548 Peach Echo
  • PANTONE 15-3919 Serenity
  • PANTONE 19-4049 Snorkel Blue
  • PANTONE 12-0752 Buttercup
  • PANTONE 13-4810 Limpet Shell
  • PANTONE 16-3905 Lilac Gray
  • PANTONE 17-1564 Fiesta
  • PANTONE 15-1040 Iced Coffee
  • PANTONE 15-0146 Green Flash

The neutrals are Lilac Gray and Iced Coffee, and I think I actually have some fabric in roughly these shades.

lilac-gray iced-coffee


My favorites among the fashion colors are Rose Quartz and Peach Echo, though of course those soft blues are good for blue-eyed gray-haired women like me.

rose-quartz peach-echo

Seeing the spring forecast when I’m still in the midst of the Fall SWAP and actually enjoying a perfect Indian Summer day…

Well, it’s obvious that the smart thing to do would be to begin the Spring 2016 SWAP now so that I would actually finish it in time.