Everyone's Wearing Pantone 16-1448 TCX on Pinterest and Instagram

After yellow and green, it’s now orange that’s becoming the color of the season. And not just any old orange but the chicest hue of all: the burnt kind, specifically Pantone's 16-1448 TCX. After a summer of earthy tones, we’re now moving onto brown’s more vibrant sister, and it’s proving to be the perfect autumn wardrobe update.

First seen in collections of the likes of Chloé, Jacquemus, and Acne Studios, influencers took it to the street over fashion week (this Joseph knit has already reached staple status). From there, burnt orange slowly trickled down onto everyone’s social media feeds and into the shops. From party-worthy slip dresses to cozy knits, this might be the most versatile shade of orange yet.

For those slightly color-shy, burnt orange is not quite as scary as its other color-trend predecessors. Fun but chic, this hue looks good on everyone. Easily pared back with fresh whites or denim, it also complements any other earthy tones you might still have in your closet. And if you’re not quite ready to commit all the way, there are plenty of bag and shoe options to try.

To bridge the gap between runway and real-time dressing, keep scrolling for 20 ways to wear autumn’s new It color.

Burnt Orange Outfits: paired with printed snake boots

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@ada_oguntodu

Pair a burnt-orange dress with snake-print boots for that instant autumn update.

Burgundy and burnt orange = a colour match made in heaven.

Burnt Orange Outfits: Worn with fresh whites

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@annarvitiello 

Burnt orange looks great paired with fresh whites. 

We love how Bettina styled her dress with a headscarf.

Instant coolness right here.

Burnt Orange Outfits: the burnt orange mini dress

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@galagonzalez

We're obsessed with this look. 

Burnt Orange Outfits: Paired with vintage inspired accessories and a touch of minimal

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@lindatol_

The croc bag and dark brown denim give this look a vintage feel. The minimal white sandals balance it all out perfectly. 

Burnt Orange Outfits: For the colour confident, the all-orange look

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@lisa.aiken

For those who are color confident, this is the perfect punchy way of wearing this new It color. 

Burnt Orange Outfits: Worn with soft pastels

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@maria_bernad

We love the combination of burnt orange and soft pastel colors. 

Burnt Orange Outfits: That 70s Show

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@millakuoksa

Seventies throwback style done right.

Burnt Orange Outfits: A cosy knit worn with the perfect hue of orange

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@monikh

Cozy and fashion-forward—we approve!

Pair with heritage-inspired accessories for a chic look. We love how Pernille has styled it with hiking boots. 

Can't go wrong with a pair of jeans and the perfect white T-shirt.

We love this look on Tamu. 

The perfect texture mix. 

Burnt Orange Outfits: Wearing burnt orange in silk fabrics

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@ariadibari

Burnt orange looks extra expensive in silky fabrics. This suit ensemble is everything we want to wear right now. 

Burnt Orange Outfits: Worn with earthy tones

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@hajra_aaa

Burnt orange looks great paired with other earthy tones. 

Just effortlessly cool. 

Get ready for winter in this knitted ensemble. 

Burnt orange also looks great in sportswear-inspired looks.

Opening Image: The Style Stalker. This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK.

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