Update your Spring style, by adding pops of Pantone’s Color of the Year, Orchid. A radiant hue that has graced the runways of many Spring 2014 shows and is fast becoming a favored red carpet choice.
“An enchanting harmony of fuschia, purple and pink undertones, radiant orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”
We couldn’t agree more and what more enticement do you possibly need to jump on board with this color-trend now? Be inspired on how to inject a little radiance into your Spring look, be it with your attire or your beauty choices, by checking out these top picks.
Orchid For Fashion
The rosy undertones of this hue radiate on the skin, producing a healthy glow, and resulting in dazzling attention seeking style.
Combine this alluring hue with Springtime florals in this Carven Floral Print Skirt $477.13. A high-waisted, button-down front delight that’s sure to help brighten up even the dullest Spring day. Team with a crop top for extra standout style.
Go for all-over orchid in this Indah Roo Silk Crepe Long Strapless Maxi Dress $196.00. Create versatility by pairing this solid-hued dress with flat sandals for a luxurious everyday look that could quite easily take you through to the evening.
Opt for a darker orchid tone with this Acne Studios Rogue Silk Cotton Shirt $330.00. This oversized shirt with Peter Pan collar in a luxe flowing silk and chiffon finish, would look great tucked into a skirt to smarten things up, or take full advantage of it’s oversized silhouette and allow it hang loose over a pair of skinnies.
This Ralph Lauren Soft Ricky Bag $2,500.00 would be the perfect accompaniment to your Springtime outfit. Smart and fairly spacious, with the option to carry it on your shoulder or hook it over your arm, what more stylish way is there to conceal all your belongings?
These Sophia Webster Jemima Crystal Sandals $595.00 add a fun twist to incorporating this orchid hue. The combination of this captivating purple with pretty contrasting pastel peaches and yellows, as well as pops of striped pattern, works well.
Protect your peepers on those brighter Spring days with these Michael Kors Cat Eye Sunglasses $99.00. On-trend cat-eye lenses encased in glorious translucent orchid color-tinted frames make them an ultra stylish, as well as safe, accessory must-have.
Orchid For Beauty
This modern and quite versatile tone enlivens the skin making you feel more healthy and energetic. As well as being flattering to many hair, eye and skin tones it is also ultra appealing.
Create orchid smokey eye perfection with this Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Color in Lavender $26.00. A great way to brighten up and draw attention to those peepers.
The Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow and Liner Palette in Amethyst Glam $50.00 comprises an array of orchid tones. Wear the lighter more subtle shades for a softer daytime look or create a more intense evening look with the dramatic darker tones.
Combine a layered darker to lighter orchid tonal effect for your eyes with this Nars Duo Eyeshadow in Jolie Poupee $35.00. Alternatively, choose to wear either shade alone or wet the powder slightly and apply it as a fun-colored eye liner.