The beautiful shade Radiant Orchid has been announced as the Pantone shade for 2014. This rich, luxurious colour has been described as  “An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.”  and one that will be sure to inspire throughout the wedding colour themes of 2014.

A blend of fuchsia, purple, and pink, brides can’t go wrong with this exotic, warm color. It’s bold, exudes confidence and will be vibrant against that white wedding dress.

Radiant Orchid Wedding Mood Board

Adding the little details will bring your them together. These beautiful ombre mini cakes show all the shades that work well with radiant orchid

Purple Ombre Mini Cakes

This dreamy wedding dress with a full skirt, lace back and strapless bodice gives that true fairytale theme.

Pink Ombre Wedding Dress

The use of coloured ribbon or feathers will give that flexibility of being able to choose flowers of any colour and still pulling the radiant orchid colour into the mix.

orchid wedding flowers

The shade for 2013 was Emerald green, with its jewel tones this beautiful, strong and elegant colour represents healing, prosperity, and constant love.

Past colours include:

  • PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald (2013)
  • PANTONE 17-1463 Tangerine Tango (2012)
  • PANTONE 18-2120 Honeysuckle (2011)
  • PANTONE 15-5519 Turquoise (2010)
  • PANTONE 14-0848 Mimosa (2009)
  • PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris (2008)
  • PANTONE 19-1557 Chili Pepper (2007)
  • PANTONE 13-1106 Sand Dollar (2006)
  • PANTONE 15-5217 Blue Turquoise (2005)
  • PANTONE 17-1456 Tigerlily (2004)
  • PANTONE 14-4811 Aqua Sky (2003)
  • PANTONE 19-1664 True Red (2002)
  • PANTONE 17-2031 Fuchsia Rose (2001)
  • PANTONE 15-4020 Cerulean (2000)

Will you be incorporating Radiant Orchid into your wedding day? I’d love to hear from you!