Amethyst is one of the top colors trending this Summer and unlike some trends, this is one I agree with. This light purple is such a pretty pop of color, and while not as deep as lavender it still packs a punch. When hearing the name, some only think of the gemstone and while you can get many pretty pieces in that hue, it is not just for jewerly. And before we go on, yes, slightly different from the 2014 Pantone color of the year, Orchid, which I featured on the blog here.
As you all know, I have a thing for castles and I can tell you from my many trips, purple, or more specifically amethyst, is considered a regal color by monarchs of many countries and has been associated with both luxury and royalty for many years. But it is not just for castles and monarchs, whether it is a velvet cushion, a crinkled gauze dress, street-chic sneakers or a purple pop of eye makeup there are so many gorgeous amethyst options to include in your life this Summer:
And since I did not want to add two pairs of earrings these Kate Spade New York Trio Prong Studs are not in the collage above but I do like them – they add an extra touch of sparkle with timeless crystal studs.
What do you think of the Amethyst hue?