Harmony Focus SS 25: Evolving Color Palettes

The Spring-Summer 25 season sees an evolution of color palettes, where the dialogue between techniques and the colors traditionally associated with them is revisited. Chromatic selections explore new uses and territories.

Regenerated craftsmanship

SS 25 color book

In the season’s designs, a post-industrial mood pushes us to reconsider the role of synthetic colors in palettes, and to re-explore their use and functions. Handcraft techniques traditionally associated with the natural and raw aspect of materials are revisited in bright and sophisticated color ranges offset with neutrals, while ribbons, zippers and buttons with designs inspired by basketry, weaving and other handicrafts skew more minimalist thanks to synthetic hues. 

For leather, the theme carries over to braided surfaces. Raffia effects feature bold contrasts in lieu of natural hues, and the natural character of skins and the artisanal aspect of finishes are disrupted by the use of graphic chromatic repetitive patterns. In textiles, tweeds feature regular, precise designs in sharply defined colors.

Precious neutrals

color book SS 25

Neutrals are increasingly being adopted across all clothing categories, influenced in part by the rise in undyed materials as a natural alternative to chemical dyes. A staple of cotton ranges, city wardrobes and, increasingly, sportswear, this season are suffusing more delicate materials. 

Beige and brown tones take pride of place in Spring-Summer 25 harmonies, translated into more sensual expressions. Combined with creams and oranges, these natural hues take on a more decorative, romantic aspect in silks, jacquards, laces, prints and embroideries… explored in tone-on-tone, bicolor and monochrome treatments on precious materials or through plays on transparency. 

Check out our other decodings themed around the Spring-Summer 2025 Harmonies: Clarity and Bewitching Depth.

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