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And the Winner Is...
Get ready! Pantone, the institute that selects shades for paint makers and tastemakers all over the world, has selected Radiant Orchid as the "it" color for 2014. Chosen for its appearances in spring runway shows and for its ability to wake up more commonly used colors like gray, taupe, beige and white, this lilac-kissed-by-fuchsia is eye-catching, yet not so bright that it's jarring. When paired with a rich plum, like this geometric carpet, and cool silver tones, the shade freshens up old-Hollywood glamour, making your MacBook Air look right at home next to a vintage tufted bench.