Color Story: Radiant Orchid

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As you may well know, Radiant Orchid was announced as Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014 this December. This cool pinky-purple has been seen on the runway in almost every iteration, and is making its way into your home in the form of throw pillows and special edition kitchen appliances. But in 2014, you’re going to see a lot more of it in every aspect of design, fashion and even beauty. If you aren’t sold on this color yet, take a look at some of these inspirational photos that are bound to ignite a passion for this fun floral.

Radiant Orchid Walls

A fantastic choice for any bedroom, Radiant Orchid is cool, calming and modern.

Japanese Blossom from Stylesight

This beautiful look really embraces the Color of the Year. Our favorite aspect of the shot? The gorgeous flowers in the model’s hair of course!

Radiant Orchid Feathered Coat

Radiant Orchid Eye Makeup

Last year’s Color of the Year was Emerald, a tough choice to parlay into the beauty realm. But Radiant Orchid can easily be adapted for the face!

Radiant Orchid Dress Lanvin SS 2014

DKNY Radiant Orchid Dress

One way of deciding the Color of the Year is to take a cue from the catwalk, and see what colors are popping up from show to show. The looks above use that enchanting shade to make two totally different dresses. The versatility of a color makes it a good pick for the Color of  the Year.

Pastel Tulips

When it comes to Radiant Orchid, we’re completely excited about the change. The color is modern, cool, airy, and a even a little intoxicating. We love it so much that we want you to get addicted too! Check in tomorrow for a special offer involving this gorgeous shade.