Unless you have had your head in a cloud, you have probably heard that Pantone Color Institute has named Radiant Orchid as the color of the year. r If you just got engaged and your head is in a cloud, you deserve a pass on it.
Pantone says: "Radiant Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health." Here are my 10 reasons why you should pick radiant orchid as your wedding color:
Everyone, including red heads, look spectacular in this color. Regardless of hair color or complexion, your maids will look gorgeous.
This color is easy to accessorize. For flowers, choose any shade of pinks, purples, blues, yellows, greens, avoid orange. Want to make a real statement? Use red as your accent.
This color looks killer with gray or black tuxedos.
Moms will have an easy time blending their gowns with this color.
Your photos will have that punch of color that takes them from ordinary to extraordinary.
This color will work any time of the year: A summer garden wedding, formal winter wedding, a spring brunch wedding, a fall beach front wedding. In a cathedral or outdoors, this color does the job.
Shoes will be easy to coordinate as this color will be on department store racks, when in doubt, choose a soft gray.
This color works well with with most wedding themes.
This color can easily have a tropical feel by using orchids in your bouquets and lots of greenery.