ultra violet the colour of 2018

Author Victoria McGregor

16 Dec 2017


Colour of the Year for 2018 by Pantone

 Last week saw PANTONE announce to the World the colour of the Year for 2018 is the colour ULTRA VIOLET…



‘A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future.’



2017’s colour of the year GREENERY was a political influence with the desire to rejuvenate and revitalize with a reconnection to nature. Taking a different concept with no politics mentioned, ULTRA VIOLET brings forth the power to look forward to the future with a spiritual guidance looking towards the sky, stars and galaxy with a magical fantasia…


images taken from PINTEREST

‘Violet encourages creative pursuits and seeks inspiration and originality through its creative endeavours. It likes to be unique, individual and independent, not one of the crowd. Artists, musicians, writers, poets and psychics are all inspired by violet and its magic and mystery.’

Empowered By Colour


Researching into the colour Ultra Violet and what the colour represents creates an endless list of meanings that can resonate with everyone…




















This year Violet tones have already had a huge influence…

 Milan Fashion Week saw Gucci’s SS18 collection catwalk under an ultra violet light with  models adorned in a number of styles with an ultra violet theme embodied in the collection.

Shades of purple have been a favourite to many a musical artist including Jimi Hendrix and pop legend Prince. Paying tribute to Prince, Pantone released a similar colour this year to commemorate the Artists life in memory of his hit song Purple Rain.


Feeling Inspired?

Why not shop our colour ULTRA VIOLET available in a vast range of fabrics, laces and trimmings to give you the creative edge and stand out from the crowd for your next Couture…


CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI® offer a fantastic colour range of violet - purple tones. Crystalize your couture and be inspired with the use of these stunning colours…


Historically shades of Violet and Purple have been associated with royalty and majesty, so why not dress in the colours of wealth and eminence and power up the dancefloor with these amazing Couture dresses…


A dazzling Lilac Dream Ballroom dress embellished beautifully in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI® in Crystal AB, Tanzanite and Smoked Topaz.



 A beautiful Lilac Dream and Black Ballroom dress featuring stretch net over lycra. Embellished in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI® in Jet, Tanzanite and Smoked Mauve with a stunning corset style waistline, enhanced with black strips flattering the waist perfectly.



A Stunning Black and Lilac Dream Ballroom dress embellished beautifully in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI® in Crystal AB, Crystal and Tanzanite.



 A gorgeous Purple Rain and Lilac Dream ballroom dress with beautiful lace applique using our Emma Motif in purple rain, embellished in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI® in Crystal AB, Tanzanite, Heliotrope and Purple Velvet.



A Beautiful Purple Rain and Gold Ballroom dress crystalized beautifully in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI® in Light Colorado Topaz, Light Silk, Purple Velvet, Heliotrope.


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