Global colour authority Pantone has named “Radiant Orchid” as 2014’s colour of the year. It’s described as being a purple hue with pink and fuchsia undertones. Pantone’s colour predictions tend to be treated as gospel so you’ll definitely be seeing a lot of this purple hue in 2014. Despite being quite a bright and bold colour, it was said to have been chosen because it complements all skin tones. Embrace this purple hue and check out these different ways to wear 2014’s colour of the year.
1. Stretch-Jersey Dress
Really make a statement in 2014’s colour of the year with a flippy mini dress. This stretch-jersey dress has an easy to wear design and can be dressed up or down. Team it with a blazer and brogues for a smart daytime look or glam it up with heels and cocktail jewellery at night. This particular dress by Splendid will set you back $160 but check your usual chain store suspects for more budget-friendly buys.