Drum roll, please! The moment all fashionistas and interior designers have been waiting for: The Pantone Color of the Year 2018 is, Ultra Violet. It’s unexpected, refreshing, complex, celestial and spiritual. Pantone, the color experts, tell us, ” “Ultra Violet is often associated with mindfulness practices, so it has a spiritual or mystical quality. A little bit of magic is inferred in the color”. The color purple has always been associated with royalty, wealth, complexity, craftmanship, ecclesiastical power and counterculturalism. It has been noted that the popularity of the color purple shows up at important turning points in history. Maybe the current rise in its popularity is a foreshadowing of an upcoming cultural renaissance. Purple can be both a warm or a cool color so it is much more versatile than one would think. Different shades of purple pair well together and they can also serve as strong complimentary colors. Will you be wearing purple and if so, what will you pair it with? Enjoy updating your wardrobe this Spring by wearing this awesome color!