Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, in a news release said, "it's an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, radiant orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draw you in with its beguiling charm."
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Photo by C.B. SchmelterAnd you can expect to see it used for clothing to make-up to appliances. Maybe you'll even see it on someone's hair, but not mine!
And though there might not be an 'It' hem length anymore, they say there is definitely an 'It' color and as Neiman Marcus says, 'It's this pink'. Sephora (the make-up, skin care company) says the color is widely flattering. It's vibrant and inviting yet has enough warm tones to look good on most skin types. Nail polish and lipstick are a natural. And it's already popping up in Converse and Nike's shoes. On the runway, Cynthia Rowley was among many designers using the color in their spring collection. No doubt we'll see it in our fabric choices.