“While the 2013 color of the year, PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald, served as a symbol of growth, renewal and prosperity, Radiant Orchid reaches across the color wheel to intrigue the eye and spark the imagination,” said Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®. “An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society.” “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 draws you in with its beguiling charm.”
YSL Ombres 5 Lumieres in Indian Pink ($58) – A versatile palette of shadows in four captivating colors and finishes ranging from shimmer to sheen and metallic to matte – and one coordinating highlighter. All shades harmoniously blend to create any look you desire – soft and subtle or dazzling and dramatic – your options are endless. The silky, long-wear formula is infused with an optical smoothing effect that reveals breathtakingly radiant color that looks luminous in any lighting. I WANT!
Rebecca Minkoff Mini M.A.C. ($195) – A petite favorite that has just enough room for lipgloss, phone, wallet, keys and sunnies. Adjustable chain and studded leather strap can be used single, doubled or removed. On my wishlist! Adding a trendy accessory is a great way to add some fun into your wardrobe without spending a fortune. Beauty Blender Sponge ($19.95) – your favorite beauty tool in the Pantone color of the year! Who can resist? Laura Mericer Caviar Stick Eye Colour in Orchid ($24) – I have several of LM Caviar Eye Sticks that I love! They have the perfect amount of sheen without glitter, last for-evah and have the most beautiful shades! Read my review here. butterLONDON Molly Coddled ($15) – this is the shade that comes to mind when I say “radiant orchid.” I purchased this thinking it would be my go to spring/summer shade. It’s perfect for fingers AND toes!
Kristin Bell is wearing a beautiful blouse in trendy radiant orchid. The silhouette is perfect for any figure, but especially us over 40 women that may want to hide a little tummy.
Have you embraced Radiant Orchid into your makeup or wardrobe?