Ultraviolet is the colour of 2018 – five purple fashion pieces that celebrate Pantone’s choice

Gucci, Tom Ford, Aquazzura, Kenzo and Giuseppe Zanotti will help you pull ahead of the pack with these pieces that pack a purple punch

PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 January, 2018, 6:31pm
UPDATED : Monday, 01 January, 2018, 6:31pm

According to Pantone Color Institute, ultraviolet is the colour of 2018. Get a jump start on the purple trend with these five statement pieces.

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Gucci’s Dionysus bag is one of creative director Alessandro Michele’s bestselling pieces for the brand. This suede version (HK$35,500 at is embellished with crystals.

Tom Ford is the go-to designer for glamorous evening dresses. This sequin-embroidered off-the-shoulder dress (US$2,950 on sale at is a throwback to one of the designer’s favourite eras: 1970s Studio 54.

This velvet ankle boot from Aquazzura (HK$6,100 at Lane Crawford) features a chunky block heel and a zip closure, making it both practical and chic.

Perfect for a night out on the town, this shimmery lurex dress from Kenzo (HK$5,990) also looks great when paired with a comfy down jacket and leggings.

This sneaker from Giuseppe Zanotti (HK$7,000), in purple leather and featuring a rubber sole, comes with a zip detail and is one of the most popular street-style offerings from the haute shoe label.

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