Radiant orchid was chosen by the color gurus at Pantone as the Color of the Year for 2014.

Radiant orchid is absolutely gorgeous.


From Pantone:

“A modern and surprisingly versatile shade, Radiant Orchid enlivens the skin, making all who wear it feel more healthy and energetic. Blending both cool and warm undertones, purple is an appealing hue for distinctive combinations and flattering to many hair, eye and skin tones.”


Looking at past colors of the year, it’s about time a shade of purple was chosen.


Radiant orchid is beautiful purple with touches of pink. With its rosy undertones, the color gives men and women a healthy glow. You just have to choose the right shade for you.


Pantone says the color is enchanting, captivating, and “inspires confidence and emanates great joy.”

I love it.

Check out this outfit I put together on Polyvore.


Loving radiant orchid and navy blue. The two are both rich colors but are contrasts in light and dark. It’s a lovely balance.


You could choose to wear a whole dress in radiant orchid.

Or maybe choose just a few accessories.


Whichever makes you happy, radiant orchid will add a lovely touch of happiness to any outfit.

What do you think of this year’s Color of the Year?



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Color Love: Radiant Orchid
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One thought on “Color Love: Radiant Orchid

  • February 17, 2014 at 9:12 am

    I love this colour, & it’s so interesting to see how people are incorporating it in their designs!


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