Colour of the Year 2014 by Pantone : Radiant Orchid!!

Written by: Smriti on:

And yaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!!!!!!!

Purple and Green happen to be right at the top of my fave list. I was beyond delighted when last year Pantone chose Emerald- it's such a rich hue and puts me in mind of fabulously glinting jewels and royalty! Imagine my excitement when this time Pantone reached across the colour wheel and picked a gorgeous captivating purple!! Aaaa :) I love the Pantone team!

This is what Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute has to say about Radiant Orchid:

“An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.”

“An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”

Okay, so that's that. Now let's move on to how you can bring this eyeball-grabbing shade into your life!

How's that for little inspiration? We love that gulabi gai, it's so quirky!! Mooooo... :D And those plaid shorts, remember plaid is big this season? Head over to this article to know more!

As for incorporating it into you makeup looks, check out Prunella by Colorbar, a luscious purple that's totally wearable and a cult-favorite. Also, see the new Maybelline Lip Polish in Glam 06, reviewed by The Delhi Fashion Blogger here, it's a deep purple that comes close to Radiant Orchid. There are plenty of other options as far as makeup and purple are concerned. So dig into your stash, or go out and explore! There is no way this versatile hue will let you down!


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