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A few of our favorite Radiant Orchid style picks

Bobby Schuessler is a beauty writer for SheKnows and is one of the resident experts on hair care and celebrity hairstyles. Bobby is currently a New York City style editor and writer. For inside fashion and beauty trends, follow him on Tw...

Pantone’s Color of the year 2014

Drumroll, please. Pantone's color of the year is... Radiant Orchid! Get ready for next year with these lovely lavender beauty and fashion picks.

A few of our favorite Radiant Orchid style picks

We've already rocked tangerine in 2012, decked out in emerald this year, but come next year, our color palette is getting a much softer makeover with Pantone's Radiant Orchid. According to Pantone, this color is "an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones that inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health." We couldn't say it better ourselves. This hue couldn't be any prettier, right?

We can't wait to see all the delicious goodies sure to come in this gorgeous shade come next year! But, to get you in the mood (and prepare your closets for 2014), we've rounded up five Radiant Orchid-inspired items that will put you straight to the top of the fashion "it" list right now. Go on, get a jump start on the trend!

1

Coat

Ditch your boring black pea coat this winter for a fuzzy one in this delicious lavender shade.

Wool Coat (Topshop, $390)

2

Nail polish

A simple, yet statement-making way to amp up your nails.

Essie Bangle Jangle Nail Polish (Beauty.com, $9)

3

Jeans

Yes, colored jeans are still totally in. Test out a pastel pair in the cold temps to think spring. Plus, it'll be totally unexpected.

Bullhead Denim Co. Uber High Rise Skinniest Jeans (PacSun, $55) 

4

Eyeshadow

Make your eyes instantly pop with this absolutely gorgeous color.

Lancôme Color Design Sensational Effects Shimmering Eye Style in Lavender Girl (Lord & Taylor, $19)

5

Sweater

There's something so sweet about a pale (yet striking!) crystal-embellished knit.

Jeweled-Cluster Sweater (J.Crew, $98)

More color trends

Home decor in Pantone's Radiant Orchid
New colors that are considered neutral
Pantone's hottest colors for fall and winter

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