As we speed towards a new year and try to get our heads around the fact it's going to be 2022 in a matter of days, we can't help but get excited for what's to come. And when it comes to fashion, we already know the biggest trends for spring/summer 2022, along with the key colour to look out for thanks to Pantone's colour of the year. And this year, it's *drum roll* violet. And in particular, Very Peri. The violet-infused shade of blue "displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression," according to the colour experts at Pantone.
And what better way to ring in 2022 than with a joyous attitude, hey? And in true fashion-industry spirit, of course, fashion people have already jumped on this new trend quicker than we can say "Happy New Year." Try out variations of warm lilac and violet through to soft purple; you don't have to stick to the exact shade to get the look.
New colours can be tricky to know how to incorporate into your existing wardrobe, so consider this your guide on how to wear violet. Whether it's a trusty midi dress, a popping blazer or a simple flash of colour with a bag, we'll let these stylish women below show you how it's done. Here are six ways to style violet from now through to 2022 and beyond.