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6 Jan

Blush, Petal, Orchid: Pink Colour of The Year 2014

Valentino ivory and fuchsia dress

During the past seasons, almost everyone, including Lanvin, Luella and sent hot, statement-making clothes in pink colour down the runways. Celebrities and fashionistas followed the trend and would choose different shades of pink starting from bright fuchsia to rich amethyst. Pink colour made it to the top of the list of the favourite summer colour thanks to the amazing contrast it would give against a sun-kissed body.

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15% of high designers used a radiant orchid shade in their 2014 collections. Flickr

After that, sugary hues took over. Blush pink warmed our closets as the hottest shade of Fall and Winter 2013, and continued its reign in Cruise collections to define modern cuts and understated accessories. Good news is that in the next two seasons, pink colour is not going anywhere – with a new hot Radiant Orchid shade it was named as the colour of the year 2014 by Pantone.

Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple — one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health. Pantone

Oversized blush pink jacket

Marc by Marc Jacobs pink jacket

Marc by crepe jacket in barely pink

As the catwalks demanded and now the A-list have translated, there is something casually sophisticated about oversized pieces. In winter, billowing wool coats in pastel shades were ruling the outerwear department but as the weather gets warmer, we are leaning torwards oversized jackets. This Marc Jacobs’ powder pink crepe jacket with contrast lapels lends a menswear-inspired elegance to any ensemble.

Fuchsia and ivory dress

Valentino ivory and fuchsia dress

Valentino silk dress in ivory and fuchsia

Whether you are vamping it up for a night out look, or adding a twist to your 9 to 5 ensemble, fuchsia is an exquisite choice. The vivid pink colour shade lends a feminine, sexy vibe and this is why it often graces bridesmaid and prom dresses. This Valentino’s intricately embellished dress mixes hot and soft shades of pink: pretty fuchsia full skirt and ivory metallic lace bodice.

Milk pink retro satchel

Fendi milk pink satchel

Fendi milk pink retro satchel

Spring 2014 is all about making classic styles the centre of focus. This means that we are looking for back to the retro times – remember Twiggy’s iconic photoshoot in a soft pink shift dress? Pink colour has influenced modern heavily. This season, accessorize your spring looks with a an exquisitely ladylike milk pink satchel like this one from Fendi. Pink and cream checked leather and a top handle give this bag an immaculately retro feel.

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