Fashion Friday: Put away the earth tones of winter because Radiant Orchid is the 'color of the year'

CINCINNATI - Pantone 18-3224 Radiant Orchid.

It's a big name for a color. But this is not just any hue: Radiant Orchid happens to be the "color of the year," as determined by the Pantone Color Institute, a company dedicated to forecasting color trends. 

So who decide which hue is tops? The process includes color experts from around the world and starts in a rather color-less room.

Become a WCPO Insider to read more about the color of the year, and check out seven things in Radiant Orchid you can find locally or buy online--from apparel to a coffee maker.

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