Purple: The Colour of 2018

May 01, 2018

Purple: The Colour of 2018

After Pantone revealed it’s annual ‘colour of the year’ prediction last December -PANTONE© 18-3838 Ultra Violet - we have certainly seen the rise of purple these past few months. 

The people at Pantone make their choice from indicators within society and it would seem that from fashion to food, the colour purple has been sending us subliminal messages for some time. Our love of superfoods, and the promotion of nutrient rich blueberries, red cabbage and beetroot, has looked to improve our health, whilst the tragic death of Prince brought about the revival of Purple Rain. Considered a very spiritual colour, and often used as an aid for meditation, our growing appreciation of mindfulness has also fueled the purple revolution.

 Pantone Colour of the year 2018 Ultra Violet Quote

 

Putting purple in your wardrobe

As a creative colour, one that is both thoughtful and provocative, purple can be used to unleash your own creativity. From light pastel shades for a light hearted ‘Spring’ feel, to deeper, more saturated shades for greater impact, carrying off a whole look of purple can prove difficult for some.

But whether you are looking to add tonal accents to your favourite purple suit, or simply dip into the 2018 colour of the year, you can certainly uplift your outfit and look on trend with a few well-chosen purple accessories.

From cufflinks and cuffknots, to pocket squares and lapel pins, the mix and match of different shades will maximise your style during 2018.

Colour your life with purple.


Purple Medieval Fleur De Lys Cufflinks

 Purple Medieval Fleur De Lys Round Cufflinks by Elizabeth Parker

A beautiful fleur de lys pattern is embossed on an enamel
insert to give these round purple cufflinks a strong heraldic feel. 
£32 

Matching Daisy Do Pocket Square and Lapel Pin

Matching Purple Daisy Do Pocket Square and Lapel Pin

Adding a burst of colour to your jacket pocket, the quirky design of the Daisy Do
silk pocket square and matching lapel pin will certainly not go unnoticed.
Pocket Square: £35
Lapel pin: £21

Purple Inside Out Cufflinks

 Purple Inside Out Round Cufflinks by Elizabeth Parker

Packing a colourful punch, the magnificent hues of the purple celluloid are
visible from all angles of these uniquely crafted, round metal plated cufflinks.
£42

Silk Cuffknots

Purple Silk Knot Cuffknots by Elizabeth Parker
Silk cuffknots provide a classic and stylish touch to any outfit. 
Buy any 3 pairs and we'll throw in a 4th pair for free!
£4.95

Purple Check Grid Silk Pocket Square 

Purple Square Grid Silk Pocket Square by Elizabeth Parker  Purple Grid Square Silk Pocket Square in a pocket

The impressive use of the simple square creates a captivating and visually
effective pattern for a minimalist and modern silk pocket square. 
£35

Purple Crystal Double Stripe Cufflinks

Purple Crystal Double Stripe Rectangular Cufflinks by Elizabeth Parker

Exquisitely cut multi faceted purple mirror crystal created in a double
stripe rhodium-plated cufflinks will catch anyone's eye.
£31.50

Navy Blue and Purple Enamel Button Lapel Pin

Navy Blue and Purple Round Enamel Button Lapel Pin by Elizabeth Parker

This perfectly formed, quirky button lapel pin will certainly add
some interest to your jacket. 
£16




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