The results are in and Pantone has named Radiant Orchid the official colour of 2014. Charming, imaginitive and confident, Radiant Orchid captivates fuschia, purple and pink. The cosmetic industry is blooming with variations on the new colour fad, with shades of purple, to highlight your best features.
GLAM NAIL LACQUER IN PURPLE ENVY – MICHAEL KORS
Brush a layer of ‘Envy’ on your nails and always have the luxury of Michael Kors at your fingertips.
Hudson’s Bay ($20)
EYESHADOW IN GRAVITY – URBAN DECAY VIOLET –
Inspired by the urban underground subway system, this ground-breaking new eye shadow formula offers an intense purple shimmer with multi-colored micro-glitter. Sephora ($22)
BLONDE ANGEL WASH SHAMPOO –
Maintain those brilliant blonde tresses with the toning brilliance of an angel’s touch. Style Lab Headquarters, Vancouver ($25) Lavish Salon, Victoria
ESP ILLAMASQUA Undeniably chic and the ultimate purle statement, try on a vivacious plum lip. Hudson’s Bay ($24)
MASCARA VOLUME EFFET FAUX CILS IN FASCINATING VIOLET – YVES SAINT LAURENT
Get dramatic with YSL and bat a set of lavender lashes this season. Holt Renfrew ($36)
CRYSTAL NOIR – VERSACE
Regally effortles, this fragrance is sensual and delicate with notes of purple gardenia. Sephora ($51 – $89)
By Sara Rose INSIDE the Winter 2014 issue of NICHE