We present key color predictions based on colors from the Sophicolor.com collection ahead of the FW22 men’s buying season.
Recharge and reset
The society will continue to seek a ‘new normal’ in Fall/Winter 2022 with a slower pace of living and renewed focus on health and well-being. It is time to recharge and reset your value system. This includes a renewed focus on community, spirituality, and the environment. Weather patterns can change rapidly. Consumers will be more aware of seasonal changes and may still desire trans-seasonal colors in certain cases. This will impact their color choices.
Celebrate a successful harvest with different forms around the globe, inspired by a festival that dates back to pre-religious times. The harvest season is a busy time for farmers as they work in the fields. Inspired by golden skies and wheat fields. This is a classic autumn palette for sweaters, outerwear and outerwear.
Color palette: Mix yellow and brown with burgundy, orange and a touch of grey.
This is where you should be focusing on winter flowers such as pansies. Flowers can communicate with us and help us connect to our spirituality. This palette lends itself well to intarsia designs on sweater knits, and prints for shirts that can be worn throughout the year.
Color palette: Bold colors of pink, orange, and peach work back to purple, cream, and brown.
Winter beach walking can be as appealing as summer, and it is good for your health. Walking on the sand instead of the sidewalk can give you a feeling of well-being and a sense that you are in a state of calm. This color palette is great for casual and rainwear.
Color palette: Navy, teal, and dark green tone down acidic pastels.
Global warming has made heavy snowfall more common than it was 20-30 years ago. Enjoy the winter wonderland as it is often short-lived. This color palette works well with outerwear, sweater knit layers, and plaids.
Color palette: Classic blues, greens, and ochre tones are balanced by off-white, grey shades, and neon blue.