May 10, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
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Emerald is so 2013. Pantone, the global authority on color, announced their pick for the ‘it’ hue of 2014. Radiant Orchid, a fresh burst of pale purple with vibrant pink and fuchsia undertones is set to take the new year in a “confident direction, emanating great joy, love and health,” says Leatrice Eisemen, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. Last year’s Emerald hue was a symbol of “growth, renewal and prosperity,” whereas Radiant Orchid encourages “expanded creativity and originality.”
Tastemakers such as Max Mara and DKNY were ahead of the curve, highlighting their S/S 14 collections with pops of purple.
Stylesight captures street-stylers from around the globe putting a fresh spin on the enigmatic color.
– – Sidney Morgan-Petro
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