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Pantone’s Color of The Year 2014 – Radiant Orchid on FOX23’s Great Day Green Country

Pantone's Color of The Year 2014 - Radiant Orchid on FOX23's Great Day Green Country on Belle Belle Beauty

I have great appreciation for Pantone and their annual “color of the year”. I couldn’t have been more enthusiastic about 2013’s selection, Emerald. But I need to be honest here. I felt like their 2014 selection, Radiant Orchid, was out of nowhere. I couldn’t wrap my head around the ultra-femine and somewhat dated shade. But I leaned into it, started playing with purples, lilacs and violets. And color me wrong. The regal and mysterious shade is actually quite captivating. “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. Now, that I can get behind. This morning, I am on FOX 23’s Great Day Green Country discussing my favorite beauty buys that had my falling for Radiant Orchid.

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Lovely Links

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Am I the only one who was thrown by Pantone’s announcement that Radiant Orchid is the color of the year for 2014? I have nothing against purple, but I am still trying to come to terms with this ultra-feminine shade. Seeing this image inspired me to embrace the trend. I love the way the purple lips look with her icy hair. Anyhoo… let me know if you have thoughts. And here are some gems from around the web:

  • Love this gauzy poncho from Free People and it is finally back in stock!
  • As a carb lover, I was thrilled to read this.
  • NO WAY. My favorite track pants now come in sequins!
  • Love this round-up of ten ingredients to avoid in your beauty products.
  • Major props to this blogger addressing caring for our lady parts (hilariously).
  • Anyone getting their shopping on? Here are some killer sales happening this weekend:

Space NK has a 50% off sale on brands like Tocca, By Terry and Kevyn Aucoin

Alert! Last Call at Neiman Marcus means up to 65% off

Take up to 60% off the Fall/Winter collection at yoox.com – Drooling over these metallic pumps

End of season sale at Shopbop with prices up to 70% off

40% off the sale section at Madewell with code COZYUP through 1/13

30% off at Gap with code GAPNEW through today

40% off already-reduced clearance at Express through 1/16

Take 10% off at Urban Outfitters with code GETFRESH10 through 1/13

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