Radiant Orchid is the official color of 2014 as revealed by Pantone, the world-renowned color authority for the past 20 years. Pantone provides color systems, making it easy to communicate color across a variety of industries. Each year their selection of the “Color of the Year” influences designers around the world.
How does this news affect you, savvy shopper? From this point forward you will start to notice various shades of this purply-pink color popping up everywhere. But like all fashion trends, the Color of the Year is just that. Within 11 months a brand new color will rule, so be smart about how you apply it to your wardrobe. Katy Perry might be able to afford a leather jacket in a vivid variation of this rich hue as pictured below, but there are plenty of ways to just have a Fling with Radiant Orchid.