Dress Your Bridesmaids in Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year

Drumroll please... Pantone just announced Ultra Violet as its 2018 Color of the Year!

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According to Pantone, Ultra Violet (PANTONE 18-3838) communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future. Complex and contemplative, Ultra Violet suggests the mysteries of the cosmos, the intrigue of what lies ahead, and the discoveries beyond where we are now. A color long associated with royalty, we are thrilled to finally see purple reign supreme! What does this mean for you as a bride? Incorporating it into your wedding in creative ways. Think: a cosmic galaxy of décor! Violet bridesmaid dresses, lavender flowers, and metallic accents.

To shop gowns in Ultra Violet, Dessy.com has launched a new Pantone Color Reference App! Using the app, you can choose a Pantone color, and shop gorgeous bridesmaid dresses and accessories in your color palette. Then, you can share your picks with your bridesmaids, florists, caterers, and stationers to get the perfect match for your wedding party!

See below for some of our editor’s picks:

Style 3019

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Style 4534 

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Style 8181

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Style 3022 

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Style 8159

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Style MJ-JPTWIST  

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Ready to say 'Yes!' to this gorgeous hue? Start shopping at Dessy.com!

—Rachel Capo