Trend Watch: Neutral Palettes



“What’s trending?” It’s a question you ask us often. The best part? It’s a question we love answering. Utilizing lots of research, our team compiles the promotional products that reflect the trends you’re seeing in retail stores, online, and on the street.

Today we are discussing one of the most versatile trends out there right now – Neutral Palettes. Part of the overarching trend we like to call “Simplify”, Neutral Palettes is all about using clean lines and minimalist design that doesn’t sacrifice function. Let’s dive in and discuss the trend and some products that fit into the offering.

Timeless color

In the technologically savvy world that we live in, being connected to your phone, tablet or computer 24/7 is way too easy to do.  Because being too plugged in can be overwhelming, the Neutral Palettes trend offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Using lightweight fabrics and textures derived from nature, products using this trend can create a calming effect for the user while also acting as the perfect backdrop for your brand’s logo.

Colors closely associated with the Neutral Palettes trend are black, gray, white and tones of brown and khaki.  These subtle colors not only amplify the look of your logo, but are timeless, ensuring that these customized products are going to be used over and over again without going out of style.  Neutral also means versatile, making the products in this collection suitable across many industries and events.  Take, for example, the Field & Co® Cambridge Oversized Sherpa Blanket:


Designed with neutral colors and a soft and cozy fabric, the Sherpa blanket is comfortable and functional at the same time.  Consider using a laser decoration method on this blanket for an understated and sophisticated logo.

Subtle, thoughtful design

Designed with thoughtful functionality, the products in the Neutral Palettes collection represent a departure from flashy details and over the top fabrics and instead focus on subtle textures and deliberate details.  How many times have you received a piece of branded corporate apparel for a tradeshow and thought, “Well, I’ll never wear that again…” Say goodbye to that worry when you choose pieces with classic silhouettes and color schemes.  Think about using the Bromley Knit V-Neck next time you have to outfit your employees for an event:


This classic and comfortable sweater was crafted with washable wool (yes, washable!), making it easy to care for and wear again and again. The women’s style has a dropped back hem so that it can be worn with leggings and the men’s style transitions from the office to happy hour with ease. Decorated with a tone on tone logo, your employees will be thanking you for adding such a stylish piece of apparel to their wardrobe.

Whether you’re giving away gifts to clients to thank them for their business, recognizing employees for a job well done, or outfitting your sales team for your next big tradeshow; products in the Neutral Palettes collection provide high quality, high function pieces.

Ready to explore how items in this collection could work for your next promotion? Contact HALO to chat about your options!

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