Useful for designers and friends in the clothing industry, the pantone fashion color report fall 2006 ..
“Just as day turns to twilight, Fall 2006 colors are a subtle deepening of the world around, lit with the final glow of the turning horizon. New York designers have found themselves in a sanctuary of color, filled with the constancy of nightfall.
Neutrals take center stage as a soothing reminder of life’s many reassurances: from frost gray, evocative of a quiet winter morning, to apple cinnamon, the essence of freshly brewed tea. The neutrals, while simple, provide a landscape for complexity. The touches of rich tones in the palette add an exotic dimension to the neutrals — especially relevant as accessories continue to prevail. The combination of pale khaki and red mahogany tells the story of a classic book, bound with a velvet ribbon. Vetiver paired with purple magic is a plush couch decorated with a silk pillow.
Warmth and vibrancy have found a way to harmonize. This season’s orange, golden ochre, goes to the warm side with an umber undertone and a touch of elegance. Mineral red adds an inviting sense of intrigue when used against a background of simply taupe, a basic yet comforting neutral. ”