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January 24, 2018

How to Wear Pantone’s Color of the Year

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Every year Pantone releases a new ‘color of the year’ as an inspiration for designers in all mediums around the world. It’s a color meant to inspire and ignite a new spark in creators. If you haven’t heard, 2018 is the year of ultra violet. It’s a beautiful, deep blue-purple shade that “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking”, according to Pantone.

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But even with this color’s recent popularity boost, there’s no denying it’s a tricky hue to pull off. Being much more blue than red on the purple scale it can look a bit garish on skin tones, so look for a few key ways to wear it this season.

  1. Take out the Ultra and just go violet. It’s a much more flattering shade of purple with pink tones rather than harsh blue ones. And it’s a beautiful color to add to your winter-to-spring wardrobe without going too pink all at once.

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2. Accessorize with the deeper hues. Add statement earrings, bracelets, and even shoes in this bold and daring shade. It won’t overpower your entire outfit and end up looking tres chic.

3. Pick one piece you love. The problem with trendy colors is you may not truly love them and after the season of popularity is over you may regret your buying decisions. If you find this is your first love color, by all means, pick up every piece on the market, but if you’re still on the fence grab a scarf, a pair of earrings, maybe a sweater and leave the rest for the runways.

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Are you going to be sporting this shade in the spring? I’d love to know how you’ll work it into your wardrobe!

~ Emily ~

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  1. January 24, 2018

    The color is so pretty. I love the inspo.