TREND REPORT: 2014 COLOR OF THE YEAR – RADIANT ORCHID
Radiant Orchid, the 2014 Pantone color of the year is a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple. “Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. “An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in todays society.”
Lovely on men and women, the rosy undertones of Radiant Orchid emanates healthy glows on all complexions when complemented on right fabrics. The designers of Emerson by Jackie Fraser-Swan, Juicy Couture, and Yoana Baraschi are the principal headliners of the “PANTONE Fashion Color Report Spring 2014” incorporating the charming color into their spring collections this year.
Not only used for accessories and clothing, the color is dominant in beauty. The shade enlivens the skin and makes all who wear it healthy and energetic. A universally flattering tone, the blend of cool and warm purples is flattering to almost all hair, eye, and skin tones.