Synonymous with royalty and the late rock star Prince, purple has been a color with deep symbolism, psychology and even mythological and religious associations. The 2018 Pantone Color of the Year iis Ultra Violet and our color authority style editor, Tori Johnson of ThesTORIbook.com, is showing you all about the reigning color in fashion and totally giving us optimistic vibes.
FEATHER YOUR BESTAdd a luxe feel to any seating area with this orchid floral motif pillow. Made of feathers at 22”X22”, it’s a comfortable addition to any space. $225. Photo and availability courtesy of Joyeux Home Design.
POWER OF PURPLEAlessandro Michele at Gucci showcased the power of purple in their Spring 2018 runway show and stated that he was “thinking about the space, the music and the light,” and that “it was about more than beauty…it was a state of mind.” Photo courtesy of Vogue.
MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALLGo bold in your home with this statement mirror fashioned from a network of modern lines in a simple architectural design. Price available on request. Photo and availability courtesy of Stowers Furniture.
CROWN JEWELSThe amethyst stone has been utilized frequently in crown jewels and some of the most famous are the “Kent Amethysts” in the British royal collection that originally belonged to Queen Victoria’s mother, the Duchess of Kent. Embrace your inner queen with this stunning cushion cut amethyst three stone ring with a diamond halo in 18k gold. $5,975. Photo and availability courtesy of Lee Michaels.
CHIFFON CHICCarolina Herrera’s Spring 2018 show was optimistic and upbeat with purple notes weaved throughout including this one shoulder strap with puffed sleeve and pleated color blocked skirt. $4,990. Photo and availability courtesy of M’oda ‘Operandi.
MUSIC TO YOUR EARSAs William Shakespeare said, “When words fail, music speaks”. Rock your very own soundtrack through this fashionable yet portable Bluetooth speaker by Beoplay with up to 24 hours of battery life. $249. Photo and availability courtesy of Beoplay.
COVETING CLUTCHESNot quite ready to go head-to-toe purple? Integrate the color in your accessories like this Italian Bottega Veneta bag rendered in enamel and brass and featuring their signature knot hardware. $4,400. Photo and availability courtesy of M’oda ‘Operandi.
A SHARED VISIONThe Venice-born luxury eyewear brand, Garrett Leight, has been expanding at record speed with flagships in LA and Paris and has been collaborating with all the cool kids in town. Their “Valencia Sun” shades feature an oversized and ultrathin metal style inspired by the 1970s. $365. Photo and availability courtesy of Garrett Leight.
IN BLOOMSpring into the season with these Sabbadini flower earrings expertly crafted in Italy from white gold and lacquered aluminum. Set with glistening oval-cut amethysts. $4,500. Photo and availability courtesy of M’oda ‘Operandi.
GROOVY VIBESThis Gucci violet 1970s graphic print crepe de Chine blouse will have you ready to boogie with its neck bow and button cuffs. $1,800. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.
S’well’s insulated stainless steel water bottles are a must-have for all the fashionistas at the gym. Their Satin Collection boasts a vivid kaleidoscope of colors featured in a semi-matte finish. $37 for 7 oz. Photo and availability courtesy of S’well.