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The Year’s Rad New Color Is Radiant Orchid

It was just last month that Pantone named Radiant Orchid its color of the year for 2014, but we’ve already fallen head over heels for this warm, playful hue. Romantic and cheerful with a subtle pink undertone, it couldn’t be more fitting for spring! We’ve got some fantastic finds for moms and kids who want to work this trendy color into their everyday look.

FOR KIDS:

juicy-couture-dress

 We just love this flapper-inspired dress from Juicy Couture. With a beautiful, black mesh overlay, this pretty piece works the year’s most fashionable color in a subtle way. $118.00 (On sale: $84.99) juicycouture.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

converse-chucks

Converse “Chucks” are a classic when it comes to casual kicks. Use this bright pair to add a stylish punch of purple to your child’s outfit! $27 converse.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

betsey-johnson-vest

With its quirky mix of patterns and textures, this puffer vest from Betsey Johnson is a fun way to keep warm. It’s great for any wild child with a craving for color! $68 (On sale: $19.99) betseyjohnson.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

puma-yoga-pants

If your child tends toward a more sporty style, these yoga pants from Puma are a perfect fit! The high contrast of the black Puma logo and waistband really make these athletic pants pop!
$34 (On sale: $16.99) 6pm.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

girls-soprano-top Soprano gives the traditional printed tee a Parisian flair with this cute top. Pair it with leggings or jeans for a look that’s très chic! $28 nordstrom.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR MOM:

essie-play-dateRock this year’s big color in a small way with Essie Nail Polish in Play Date. The glossy lacquer allows you to show off just a splash of Radiant Orchid. $8.50 essie.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

betsey-johnson-pendant

Add just a hint of the fabulous hue  with this elegant ballerina pendant from Betsey Johnson. The combination of gold and purple makes this piece an eye-catching accessory! $58 betseyjohnson.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mod-cloth-dress

For a flirty dress that’s full of lace, this sweet little number from ModCloth is a must-have! Worn alone or with a structured jacket layered on top, it’s an irresistible look for spring. $49.99
modcloth.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

jessica-simpson-pump

There’s nothing more feminine than a floral pump! With its lovely palette of purples, this springtime shoe by chic mama Jessica Simpson is full of personality and charm. $85 (On sale: $39.94) dsw.com

 

 

 

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Take it from Pantone themselves, the true color of Radiant Orchid sure does look nice on a smart phone. The simply chic iPhone case cheekily mimics an actual paint swatch and is sure to brighten any chilly city day. $29, pantone.com

 

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