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14 Ways to Wear Ultraviolet, the 2018 Pantone Colour Of The Year

Written by Noah Bethilda

14 Ways to Wear Ultraviolet, the 2018 Pantone Colour Of The Year


by Hidayah Idris



LIFESTYLE  | 
January 10, 2018


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    Purple is in trend

    Fans of purple, this is your year. The Colour of the Year for 2018 is Ultraviolet – a medium shade of purple that evokes mystery and screams royalty. While purple might seem like a daunting colour to wear, you can pretty much find something suitable for every occasion! Here are some examples.

    Read more

  • To a wedding

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    To a wedding

    Davonna Foldover Maxi Dress, $49, Love, Bonito

    Look on-trend for the next wedding you’re attending with this maxi dress. The fold-over design makes it super wearable if you need to run around while executing bridesmaid duties.

    Read more

  • For everyday wear

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    For everyday wear

    Vans Sk8-Hi Unisex Trainers In Purple Velvet, $150.85, ASOS

    You can never go wrong with sneakers, so why not have one in the Pantone Colour of the Year?

    (Also read: 5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels in The New Year)

    Read more

  • For comfortable work shoes

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    For comfortable work shoes

    Basic Loafers, $49.90, Charles & Keith

    Can’t balance yourself in high heels? Don’t fret, because you can always rely on a pair of trusty loafers to complete your work outfit. Better yet if it comes in this beautiful shade of purple.

    Read more

  • For a date

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    For a date

    Patterned dress, $94.95, H&M

    This versatile dress is great for both a brunch get-together with the girlfriends or a date with the boyfriend.

    (Also read: 8 Sporty Dresses & Sneakers That Are Perfect For The Hot Weather)

    Read more

  • To a birthday party

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    To a birthday party

    Sandrine Pleated Knit Midi Skirt, $47.90, Love, Bonito

    You don’t want to steal the thunder by overdressing for someone else’s party, but turning up in sweats could be a sign of disrespect. This pleated skirt is the perfect casual-but-dressy solution you’re looking for.

    Read more

  • For an everyday bag

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    For an everyday bag

    Tagg Floral Top Handle Bag, $50.90, Zalora

    Who says you should only stick to dark colours when it comes to everyday bags? Give your outfit a pop of colour with this cute carry-all.

    Read more

  • For lazy days

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    For lazy days

    Textured Square-toe Flats, $46.90, Charles & Keith

    If there’s a national shoe for Singapore, we reckon it would be slippers. We’re kidding, but these are certainly an upgrade from your usual flip-flops!

    Read more

  • For meetings

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    For meetings

    Dorothy Perkins Petite Purple Bardot Dress, $93.90, Zalora

    Don’t want to stick to a black outfit for meetings? This dress can still make you look boardroom-ready.

    Read more

  • For standout days

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    For standout days

    Wide trousers, $94.95, H&M

    These purple printed pants will definitely put you in the centre of attention! Pair it with a blouse to look office-ready.

    (Also read: 11 Best Korean Moisturisers For Beautiful, Glowing Skin)

    Read more

  • For your anniversary

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    For your anniversary

    True Decadence Premium Lace Mini Dress With Bow Sleeve Detail, $258.60, ASOS

    Make your anniversary extra special with this sexy lace dress. This doubles up as a great outfit for cocktail parties.

    Read more

  • For casual Fridays

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    For casual Fridays

    Juliette V-Cut Mules, $89.90, Topshop

    Still want to rock heels on Fridays? Get these low-heeled ones with a metallic finish to pair with your shirt-and-jeans combo.

    Read more

  • For cold days

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    For cold days

    Vero Moda Delfa O-Neck Jumper, $59.90, Zalora

    Beat the cold weather (or freezing aircon) with this snuggly jumper in purple so you can look fashionable all-year-round.

    Read more

  • For high-fashion days

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    For high-fashion days

    Draped dress, $94.95, H&M

    Who says you can’t look like you’re wearing a high-fashion outfit with a bright colour? This draped dress certainly gives off that vibe.

    Read more

  • To keep out the sun

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    To keep out the sun

    Pomelo Soho Bar Aviator Gradient Tint Lens Sunglasses – Purple, $14, Pomelo Fashion

    Look like a fashion girl with purple shades. Just because you can.

    (Also read: 4 Things You Must Always Look Out For When Buying Sunscreen)

    Read more


Purple is in trend

Fans of purple, this is your year. The Colour of the Year for 2018 is Ultraviolet – a medium shade of purple that evokes mystery and screams royalty. While purple might seem like a daunting colour to wear, you can pretty much find something suitable for every occasion! Here are some examples.

To a wedding

Davonna Foldover Maxi Dress, $49, Love, Bonito
Look on-trend for the next wedding you’re attending with this maxi dress. The fold-over design makes it super wearable if you need to run around while executing bridesmaid duties.

For everyday wear

Vans Sk8-Hi Unisex Trainers In Purple Velvet, $150.85, ASOS
You can never go wrong with sneakers, so why not have one in the Pantone Colour of the Year?
(Also read: 5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels in The New Year)

For comfortable work shoes

Basic Loafers, $49.90, Charles & Keith
Can’t balance yourself in high heels? Don’t fret, because you can always rely on a pair of trusty loafers to complete your work outfit. Better yet if it comes in this beautiful shade of purple.

For a date

Patterned dress, $94.95, H&M
This versatile dress is great for both a brunch get-together with the girlfriends or a date with the boyfriend.
(Also read: 8 Sporty Dresses & Sneakers That Are Perfect For The Hot Weather)

To a birthday party

Sandrine Pleated Knit Midi Skirt, $47.90, Love, Bonito
You don’t want to steal the thunder by overdressing for someone else’s party, but turning up in sweats could be a sign of disrespect. This pleated skirt is the perfect casual-but-dressy solution you’re looking for.

For an everyday bag

Tagg Floral Top Handle Bag, $50.90, Zalora
Who says you should only stick to dark colours when it comes to everyday bags? Give your outfit a pop of colour with this cute carry-all.

For lazy days

Textured Square-toe Flats, $46.90, Charles & Keith
If there’s a national shoe for Singapore, we reckon it would be slippers. We’re kidding, but these are certainly an upgrade from your usual flip-flops!

For meetings

Dorothy Perkins Petite Purple Bardot Dress, $93.90, Zalora
Don’t want to stick to a black outfit for meetings? This dress can still make you look boardroom-ready.

For standout days

Wide trousers, $94.95, H&M
These purple printed pants will definitely put you in the centre of attention! Pair it with a blouse to look office-ready.
(Also read: 11 Best Korean Moisturisers For Beautiful, Glowing Skin)

For your anniversary

True Decadence Premium Lace Mini Dress With Bow Sleeve Detail, $258.60, ASOS
Make your anniversary extra special with this sexy lace dress. This doubles up as a great outfit for cocktail parties.

For casual Fridays

Juliette V-Cut Mules, $89.90, Topshop
Still want to rock heels on Fridays? Get these low-heeled ones with a metallic finish to pair with your shirt-and-jeans combo.

For cold days

Vero Moda Delfa O-Neck Jumper, $59.90, Zalora
Beat the cold weather (or freezing aircon) with this snuggly jumper in purple so you can look fashionable all-year-round.

For high-fashion days

Draped dress, $94.95, H&M
Who says you can’t look like you’re wearing a high-fashion outfit with a bright colour? This draped dress certainly gives off that vibe.

To keep out the sun

Pomelo Soho Bar Aviator Gradient Tint Lens Sunglasses – Purple, $14, Pomelo Fashion
Look like a fashion girl with purple shades. Just because you can.
(Also read: 4 Things You Must Always Look Out For When Buying Sunscreen)