Men’s Fashion Color Trends
By Tiffany Hodges
Men’s Fashion Color Palettes
•Dusty Desert Summer
•Glow in the Dark
A celebration of the new clarity and
brightness that the warmth of spring and
•The sizzle of HOT PINK heats up the mood
and brings an excitement to this color palette.
•Against a MIDNIGHT black background,
FIREFLY illuminates the color story with its
•GRASS has an invigorating freshness to it,
and helps tie the color story back to nature.
•Often worn with MIDNIGHT, TRUE BLUE’s
masculine touch compliments the other colors
in the palette.
Maison Martin Margiela
Agi & Sam
Hood By Air
Dusty Desert Summer
An autumn-like palette that appeared frequently during Men’s Fashion
Week, Spring/Summer 2014 presentation.
•GOLDEN ROD is the hazy yellow that adds warmth to the color story.
•TERRA COTTA has the appearance of red clay baked in the summer
sun, and serves as a neutral color for the season.
•DARK CACTUS, the plant that can withstand even the warmest, driest
and dustiest of environments, breathes life into the color palette.
•EGGPLANT is a dark, almost brown version of purple, and was often
paired with lavender on the runways.
•MAROON, sometimes looking brown, other times looking more red,
makes the color story more dynamic.
Glow in the Dark
A zany combination of colors that may seem
counter-intuitive...until you see them together in
•RED LIGHT, a vibrant pop of red.
•SUMMER BLUSH, a more subdued dark peach
•Chartreuse returns to the “limelight” in the form
•BLUE LIGHT grounds the palette, and provides a
handsome hue against which the other colors
“glow”. It seems to “glow” itself when paired
•Often paired with shades of brown, SPRING
BLUSH is a color that subtly made its way into
the Spring/Summer 2014 runway.