19 Reasons to Love Purple Right Now

With Hollywood’s latest love affair with lavender and the recent-announcement of Pantone’s Colour of the Year, Radiant Orchid, there’s a lot to love about purple right now. Mix that with inspiration from the S/S 14 runway—models at Jeremy Scott wore a purple cat eye, while Pat McGrath gave models avant garde purple shadow she called “graffiti lids” at Prada—and you’ve got a recipe for a colour crush. Nineteen ways to wear the hue, above.