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Pantone Color of the Year: Radiant Orchid - Celebrities Wearing This Hue! (Photos)

Pantone has just announced their color of the year and the winner this year is Radiant Orchid.  “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.”

So what color is a “Radiant Orchid,” it is “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones,” a mix which “inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”

In celebration of the Pantone color of the year, we hit the archives and found a collection of celebrities where the “enchanting” hue. Check out how these stars sport “Radiant Orchid” right here:

  • Pantone Color of the Year! 1 of 12

    Radiant Orchid as worn by celebrities!

  • Ali Larter 2 of 12
    Ali Larter and her husband Hayes MacArthur take their son Theodore to the farmers market in Los Angeles

    Ali Larter wore a bold jump suit in a bright version of the color.

  • Simon Pegg 3 of 12
    Actor Simon Pegg seen out and about in East Village, New York City

    And the color isn't just for the ladies! Here Simon Pegg wears a orchid hued t-shirt.

  • For Hair! 4 of 12
    Dame Edna Everage aka Barry Humphries is greeted by a young girl carrying a pose of flowers as she arrives at the London Palladium to launch 'Barry Humphries' Farewell Tour

    Dame Edna goes for the color for her/his hair!


  • Fergie 5 of 12
    A pregnant Fergie going to a music studio in Santa Monica

    While pregnant, Fergie fell for the color, but then she's never been afraid of color.

  • Eva Longoria 6 of 12
    Eva Longoria, dressed in a form-fitting tan and purple dress, valets her car while out and about in Los Angeles

    Eva wore a lovely white dress with Radiant Orchid like details.

  • Alessandra Ambrosio 7 of 12
    Alessandra Ambrosio perks up her morning with some coffee at Cafe Luxxe in Los Angeles

    Alessandra Ambrosio went for Radiant Orchid in several ways form her pants to her top to her scarf!

  • Maria Shriver 8 of 12
    Maria Shriver wears a form-fitting purple dress and sweater as she heads out in Los Angeles

    Maria Shriver wore a body hugging purple dress that really goes well with her skin tone.

  • Sarah Jessica Parker’s Girls 9 of 12
    Sarah Jessica Parker's nanny walks her twin daughter's Marion and Tabitha to school in the West Village

    Celebrity preschoolers are embracing the color too! Here one of Sarah Jessica Parker's girls wears a pair of purple boots.

  • Lady Gaga 10 of 12
    Lady Gaga seen arriving at the 2013 American Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles

    Lady Gaga made a grand appearance on a horse while wearing a violet hued gown.

  • Jerry Hall 11 of 12
    Jerry Hall seen with a male friend while out and about in London

    Jerry Hall went with a deep version of the Radiant Orchid for her wrap.

  • Salma Hayek 12 of 12
    Salma Hayek spends the day out with daughter Valentina and sister at Mr. Bones pumpkin patch in Los Angeles

    Salma Hayek recently wore a dress with radiant orchid accents alongside contrasting colors.

Photo Source: PacificCoastNews.com

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