Radiant Orchid Madness
The next Pantone Color of the Year for 2014 was announced today and it’s Radiant Orchid. You guys know how I love purple and green so I’m all about it.
“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.”
You know what this means, right? A follow up to my Emerald Madness nail polish competition, featuring Radiant Orchid. I’ll host a bracketed nail polish smack down of the best orchid nail shades, similar to NCAA March Madness.
So as I start to curate the best representations of Radiant Orchid in the world of nail polish, I’d love to hear your suggestions. I don’t want to accidentally leave out a great shade.
So which nail polishes do you think best represent Pantone Color of the Year 2014, Radiant Orchid? Are you happy with Pantone’s choice?