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Ultra Violet

It’s not a pot of gold, but we did find these dazzling gems at the end of the rainbow

By Markwell Lyon
Photography & Styling by Brenda Lakeman

Having hidden in plain sight at the end of the light spectrum all this time, the vibrant and confident shade of violet is now getting its due. The experts at the Pantone Color Institute have crowned it the 2018 Color of the Year (Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet to be exact), praising its “originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking.” Okay. With that in mind, here are some ideas to light up your summer with this year’s trendiest colour.

  • Enamel Pins by Majesty and Friends, Salty Sea Dog Designs and Woolfield Studio, $12 each, from Majesty and Friends.


Jocelyn Kennedy
Earrings, $85,
from Who Cares? Wear.

Madrid Violeta
Minky Cuddle Robe,
$179.99, from
Cloud Nine Pajamas.

Bellissimo Dress Socks, $8.00, Tip Top Tailors

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