How to wear Pantone’s 2018 colour of the year, Ultra Violet

Hi Everyone,

Doing a little research on the meaning behind Pantone’s yearly colours it was interesting to discover last years colour green was to bring people away from materialism and back to nature. So fitting with a prevailing trend of sustainability and a move away from excessive consumerism.

The Pantone 2018 colour of the year is Ultra Violet. It is said to “communicate originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future”. So excited to see what effect this will end up having on 2018!

Keep reading to see how to wear Pantone’s 2018 colour of the year, Ultra Violet

How to wear Pantone’s 2018 colour of the year, Ultra Violet

Discovering this ultra violet skirt from Jigsaw in London seems to have been fate. It was only later I learnt that it was  Pantone’s colour of the year. A huge thanks to my Mum for buying it as part of my Christmas present – smile!

Black is an easy match for any colour including Ultra violet. Then playing around with boots I decided these burgundy over the knee boots from Best Secret were the perfect match.

The Louis Vuitton bag is already 13 years old. I truly believe good bags are worth investing in and more importantly worth taking good care of!

The Gucci scarf is a Christmas present from my Hubby. Not a combination I would normally think of but when it comes to fashion it’s good to  break boundaries.


I’ve already decided that when spring comes i’ll be teaming this skirt up with a white tee and sneakers.

Pictures where taken in Como. Walking through Como this week I loved seeing what Max & Co have done to the colours in their spring 2018 collection:


Some ultra violet inspiration to buy now:


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Here’s to a creative 2018!

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  1. I love the rich rich colours and your combination is brilliant 💜 will be looking for this colour when I’m out and about xx🤟

  2. I love this look! the bag is a nice touch to it as well. That skirt looks so comfortable too!

    ~ xo Sheree
    Posh Classy Mom

  3. Violet is one of my most favorite colors. I am dying to wear it lots, this year. Your skirt is gorgeous and your street style is fabulous as always. I also featured you on my blog a couple of weeks ago when you wore that orange-red midi dress, Yvonne. Always looking fantastic. Happy 2018!!

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