10 Ways to Wear Radiant Orchid, the Colour of the Year

Purple reigns for spring 2014

Get wardrobe inspiration from Pantone’s 2014 Colour of The Year, Radiant Orchid

Pantone, the world-renowned authority on colour, has announced its 2014 colour of the year: Radiant Orchid. This beautiful purple has rosy undertones and is flattering to most skin tones. Here are some pretty purple pieces inspired by this radiant hue to add to your wardrobe for spring 2014.

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Purse, $220, Rebecca Minkoff

The gold hardware and orchid-coloured cowhide on this Rebecca Minkoff cross-body bag are made for each other. Worn day or night, this mini purse will definitely make a statement.

Available at Holt Renfrew

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Jean Leggings, $145, Rag & Bone

Put those dark skinny jeans down and pick up a pair of these fun-coloured jeggings from Rag & Bone. Who needs accessories when you’ve got these statement making pants?

Available at blubird

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Loafers, $180, J. Crew

These are not your grandfather’s loafers! Swap in these bright Italian-made suede shoes from J. Crew instead of your usual black flats for a pop of colour at work.

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Pencil Skirt, $50, Bebe

For a big hit of orchid, slip on this fun and elegant pencil skirt from Bebe.

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Smart Phone Wristlet, $155, Tory Burch

Never drop your cellphone again. This beautiful leather, zip closure wristlet from Tory Burch has a phone compartment and three card slots.

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Cardigan, $40, J. Crew

This lightweight, cotton cardigan from J. Crew can be worn anytime. Wear it to work, to lunch with the girls or as a cover-up for a wedding. 

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Bangle, $56, Kate Spade

This adorable gold-plated Kate Spade bangle is what spring 2014 fashion is all about: pastels and simplicity.

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Dress, $100, Tibi

Work or play, this stretch pointe skater dress from Tibi is perfect for every occasion. Try not to twirl too much in this adorable dress.

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Umbrella, $65, Marc By Marc Jacobs

Say goodbye to your boring black umbrella. When it’s dark and gloomy out, this Vancouver essential from Marc by Marc Jacobs will add some zing to your day. 

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Sunglasses, $78, Guess

Protect your eyes with these stylish cat-eye sunnies from Guess.