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Radiant Orchid

Ladies and gentleman I would like to present you the colour of the year 2014: Radiant Orchid PANTONE 18-3224.  As some of you know the Pantone Color Institute™ picks each year a colour which expresses what is taking place in the global zeitgeist. This colour reflects what the people are looking for this year.

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Radiant Orchid is essentially in the purple family with fuchsia and pink as undertones. The captivating, magical and enchanting Radiant Orchid is a colour that is encouraging us to innovate. It’s a complex hue that intrigues people even more.

Purple is a symbolic colour, it’s know because it’s magical and it speaks to creativity. The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as a deep, rich shade between crimson and violet. Purple was the color worn by Roman Emperors and magistrates, and later by Roman Catholic bishops. Since that time, purple has been commonly associated with royalty and piety.

By wearing purple you feel creative, royal, powerful and innovative. Innovation is very important in today’s life. Purple is also associated with mystery and magic.

 Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and its rosy undertones emanate great joy, love and health. Image

Below you can see some of the s/s 2014 masterpieces.

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Pace 🙂

Anne

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Colours of the Fauvism

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