Move over, Emerald Green. Pantone has officially announced that 2014's color of the year is Radiant Orchid.
Pantone describes their choice in their press release:
Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health. Radiant Orchid’s rosy undertones radiate on the skin, producing a healthy glow when worn by both men and women. A dazzling attention-getter, Radiant Orchid permeated the runways during the spring 2014 fashion shows and is already making its way onto the red carpet.
As many of you might already know, Pantone selects a color at the end of every year to reflect what they believe will become a major design trend, across all design platforms, in the coming year. And since Pantone is considered the world-renowned authority on color, when Pantone has something to say, designers usually listen.
So, this year expect Radiant Orchid to be making it's way into everything from clothes to accessories to home decor - you name it. Stay on top of the trend for 2014 with some of our ideas on how to incorporate this beautiful color into your wardrobe:
How will YOU be styling 2014's color of the year?