Trend Alert: Ice Ice Baby

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While the weather is starting to warm up, there’s one aspect of this winter that we’ll be holding onto through spring. We’re talking about icy cool-toned pastels!

Blue Burberry SS 2014 Embellished Skirt

We’ve already professed our love for Burberry’s 2014 Spring and Summer collections, but we’re going to go there again. Pastels + embellishments = our kind of party. Check out our Burberry-inspired DIY if you love this look as much as we do!

Prabal Gurung Lilac Dress SS 2014

A lot of the looks at Prabal Gurung embraced this icy aesthetic with shimmering satin fabrics in pretty, polished colors.

Modern Pastel Floral John GallianoThe looks at John Galliano offered a new spin to the classic pastel. Gone are the days that pastels are reserved for delicate spring florals and Easter Sunday dresses! The new pastel is modern, edgy and refreshing.

Backstage DKNY SS2014

The ladies at DKNY looked radiant in orchid. Pantone puns aside, this year’s Color of the Year fell into pastel territory, and other hues seemed to follow suit.

Mulberry Pastel Blue Bag SS2014

If wearing pastels head to toe isn’t working for you, take the accessory approach. Sneak it into your style via bags, shoes or sunglasses. It worked for neon two summers ago, right?

Are you going to try out the pastel trend, or are these icy hues too cool for you?

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.

Pantone’s Radiant Orchid

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Pantone has picked its color of the year, and this time around the award goes to Radiant Orchid! This pink-purple hue is going to be all the rage this year, and we have a feeling you’ll see it on everything from fashion to kitchen appliances. If you’re itching to include the latest color of the year in YOUR life, you’re in luck because we have plenty of trim, ribbons and notions in this eye-popping shade.

Pleated Trim from M&J Trimming

Beaded Trim from M&J Trimming

These pleated and beaded trims are great for adding a vibrant touch to home decor. They would look great on a pillow, or a fun and funky apron!

Hand-Dyed Silk Ribbon from M&J Trimming

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This long fringe is perfect for home decor, but it can also be used to make a killer flapper skirt or dress!

Pom Pom Trim from M&J Trimming Satin Ribbon from M&J Trimming

We have satin ribbon in almost every color because it’s such a versatile style! Use it as a sash on a dress, a bow on a present or a beautiful hair tie.

Swarovski Crystal from M&J Trimming Swarovski Buttons from M&J TrimmingSwarovski crystals come in a wide range of colors, and we’re proud to have a wide selection! These pinks, reds and purples are great for adding a splash of sparkle to your attire.

Now that the wait is over and we know what color we’ll be seeing everywhere for the next year, how are you going to incorporate it into YOUR style?