• The Year’s Rad New Color Is Radiant Orchid

    Pantone’s new color of the year is so stunning, you’ll be tempted to wear it with everything!

    By Danielle Kraese

    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
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    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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