The Hottest RiRi Hair Extension Colours for Autumn 2021

A new season calls for a new colour change! Check out this season's colours for autumn!

As summer changes to autumn, so does your wardrobe. Your hair needs to match, and that summery, light blonde colour you've been rocking just might not cut it. You need something cosier, moodier, and spiced for all those autumn photo opportunities and family gatherings.

But there are so many options when it comes to hair colour, and what was trendy last year may be a fashion faux pas this year.

Let us guide you through the hottest colours for autumn so you can get the best colour job to complement your new hair extensions.

Autumn Hair Extensions

What Are Clip-In Extensions?

Before we get into colours, let's go over the basics of clip-in extensions.

A pack of clip in hair extensions comes with multiple wefts of hair in a variety of widths. Each section of hair comes with a clip sewn in at the top so that you can attach it to the desired location. Each clip has a silicone pad to ensure that the hair stays in place without damaging your natural hair.

They are different from braiding extensions in that they do not have to be braided into your hair.

When you add the clip-in extensions, you can add volume, length, and even colour to your hair. The best clip in accents the hair you already have, so if you're considering a colour change this season, you may want to order your extensions and bring them to the hairdresser during your colour appointment. This way you can get the best match.

The Hottest Colours for Autumn

So you've decided to get clip-in extensions. But now the colour! You can also follow what the celebrity stylists are predicting. Or use your own hair preferences as a guide you can make the right colour decision for you. There are many options, from reds and coppers to moody blacks.

If you plan on matching your extensions to your current colour, try out our Color Match Maker to find the perfect shade!

Check out the following colours on why we love them and why they're great for autumn.

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Copper Red

Copper red reminds us of pumpkin spice, the leaves in the trees changing their gorgeous hues, and cosy nights by the fire. It's a bold change, but the tone is also convincingly natural. Copper red is especially nice on people with fair skin.

Mixed Auburn

Mixed auburn finds the perfect balance between a red and a brown. It's an excellent colour if you want to bring the autumn colour palette into your look without committing to a more intense red. Just compare it to Pantone's Adobe.

Dark Burgundy

Dark burgundy is a more daring colour, but the melt of this particular shade makes it easier to wear. Is it a dark moody brown or a shocking purple tone? It's hard to say, but it definitely is the best of both worlds.

This is a great colour for the woman who likes a glass of wine by the fire and a luscious, long coat. If you're looking forward to a glam autumn, try this colour.

Golden Blonde

Are you still attached to your summer blonde look? Why not keep it? You can achieve a autumn colour by bringing in some more golden tones to your current blonde. This colour reminds us of those stunning autumn sunsets and soft candlelight.


You can transition into autumn by beginning to take your hair from blonde to brown. This colour is mostly brown but incorporates some sections of honey highlights for the perfect summer into an autumn look.

It'll look as though your hair is holding on to the natural sun it got all summer while beginning to show a beautiful, deeper tone underneath.

Mocha Blonde

The last of the autumn blondes and transitional colours, mocha blonde, is subtle with its blonde highlights in a deep, full-bodied brown. Those bits of blonde make us think of a caramel swirl on top of luxurious chocolate.

Mocha blonde is a great colour for anyone who craves a brown colour but still wants dimension to their look. It, along with the hair extensions, is a great way to achieve a voluminous look to your hair.

Dark Brown

What about those who want to really go bold with their transition into brown hair colour? Dark brown is the brownest you can go without going into the territory of black. It's bold, but people may be convinced that it was your natural colour all along.

It reminds us of chocolate, ebony wood accents, black coffee on a chilly afternoon. Dark brown gives a sense of mystery while maintaining the "girl-next-door" appeal that a natural-looking colour has.


It's nearly Halloween, and if autumn is your favourite season, there's a chance that Halloween is your favourite holiday. Celebrate your dark side with a darker than dark black shade.

Raven reminds us of liquorice, black cats, and goth-inspired fashion trends. You don't have to be into the scary side of life to enjoy a good shade of black, though. Black is a universally flattering shade and looks fantastic paired with your favourite autumn jewel tones.


Are you already ready for winter? Become the ice queen of your dreams with this silver shade. While everyone else goes dark or warm for the colder months, you can stand out by going lighter than light.

The colour will still pair well with your autumn wardrobe, but it also looks towards the future of a winter wonderland.

Clip-In Extensions for Thick, Colorful Hair

Now that you know all the best colours for autumn, there's nothing stopping you from getting the luxurious, thick hair that you've always dreamed of. Think of your favourite things about autumn, and then match your hair colour to your excitement.

Be sure to check out our full assortment of colours for more extension ideas!

Written by our hair extension expert

Nancy Pinder

Nancy Pinder is our resident hair and beauty specialist at RiRi Hair Extensions. She advises customers daily in our Lakeside and Bluewater stores, helping them find the perfect look, length, and shade of hair extensions. Nancy also presents our TikTok live to thousands of viewers across the world. You can catch her on our TikTok every week here: @ririhairextensions_uk.

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