Global tastemakers and designers were delighted when the warm-toned Very Peri was declared Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2022. The soothing periwinkle pastel has a violet-red undertone and hints of blue. Not to mention, it’s terrifically easy to style.
Runways, red carpets and fashion weeks ran wild with this summery pick — from Olivia Rodrigo to Lady Gaga, every major celeb has explored this colour route at least once this season. From lavender to purple, Very Peri can inspire a host of styling options in the same colour palette.
From Missoni’s Spring/Summer 2022 (R) to Valentino’s Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2022, this colour has been working up quite a stormValentino’s website; @missoni/Instagram
Very Peri was recently reimagined by designer Mohini Chabria to create a daring bridal rendition for Anushka Ranjan’s wedding.
If you’re sorting a Very Peri lookbook this season, these are the best summer fits for you.
When in doubt always go for a summer dress
Angrakhaa’s one-shoulder dress is perfect for a summer bash. The dreamy hue is flattering on all body types while the quirky sleeve gives it some drama. Our favourite part? The cute midriff cut-out! Pair it with classic gold accessories and a pair of sneakers to complete the look.
Chic it up in a jumpsuit
Ankita Dharman’s sleek and party-ready Very Peri jumpsuit is a great day-to-night pick. The subtle colour leaves you with enough room to experiment with accessories. Go for some colour blocking with an oversized white or aquamarine shopper pouch bag.
Indie casual wear
Bunka’s patterned picks highlight the beauty of print-on-print. The Very Peri colour is broken with intervals of beige, which draws more attention to the pastel accents. The shirt dress and bottoms are both statement pieces that you can style as separates.
Loungewear at its best
These tie-dye pieces can add some colour to your summer wardrobe. The mix of pink, blue and white brings out the playfulness of the Very Peri pastel. Get these shorts or get Bag It All to customise a t-shirt, track pants or even a bucket hat for you.
Sneakers for the win
Sneakers are the new heels so why shouldn’t we enjoy a good pop of colour? Adidas and Pharrell Williams’ collaboration features a sporty and vibrant pair of trainers that are ultra-adaptive and unisex.
‘Juttis’ unlike any other
The extravagant Fizzy Goblet x Rahul Mishra collection is all about springtime. The pink and the blue bring out the undertones of the gorgeous colour, making it a piece you must get your hands on.
Comfy cool Birkenstocks
Who said you can’t look on-trend while running errands? This gorgeous pair of Birkenstocks is chic enough to wear every day. The best part? They are waterproof!
A bag for the road
The beauty of this palette is that it has the power to complement most of your outfits and still double up as a much-needed pop of colour. These trendy handbags are cute and versatile, making them a must-have in your closet.