Pantone, the "global authority on color," has released the Top 10 colors for 2007. The Director of Pantone's Color Institute had this to say, "Designers find inspiration in a variety of places, but one thing they all have in common this season is a rich, complex color palette to stimulate creativity."
Implications - The report includes the color palettes for different industries. For example, for women's fashion for fall 2007, the report describes the colors as being complex and exotic. They report that the shades that have become standard and expected for the season have been substituted by different and unconventional hues which has allowed for designers to explore intriguing color combinations.