Either way, as the year rolls around to its end, the 2013 Colour of the Year has been announced, and we will see it in fabrics everywhere (and everything else) ... it is Pantone 17 - 5641 Emerald:
"Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony."
The PANTONE name is known worldwide as the standard language for accurate color communication, from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer, across a variety of industries.Since 2000, Pantone has selected a colour of the year, that has wide influence on colour trends.