Moving Over Pinks, We’re Having a Love Affair With Lilac
Both lilac and lavender are clearly having a bit of a moment these days! 
Both lilac and lavender are clearly having a bit of a moment these days! (Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Moving Over Pinks, We’re Having a Love Affair With Lilac

For several years, lilac has been the color of doomed hotels, Elizabeth Taylor’s eyes and Yardley’s packaging. But after decades of grey governance and a few years of millennial-pink madness, both lilac and lavender (that slightly grayer herbal hue) are clearly having a bit of a moment!

 Lavender is the light purple color with a bluish hue, whereas Lilac is the light purple color with a pinkish hue
Lavender is the light purple color with a bluish hue, whereas Lilac is the light purple color with a pinkish hue

Well, there is no denying that we have forever had a love-hate relationship with the shade. But gone are those days. Today lilac is considered to be one of the prettiest shades of the pastel colour palette. Take cues from our very own desi girl, Priyanka Chopra who rocked in an elegant Vivienne Westwood lilac skirt suit with utmost panache for Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding, followed by Ranveer Singh donning an all lavender suit for one of his public appearances recently. Shraddha Kapoor also followed suit as she stood out amidst a range of golden girls at the recently held Ambani bash in Mumbai.

So, while it may not be as bright like amethyst or as chic like mauve, but lilac seems to have a good balance between watery pastels and deeper jewel undertones. To cut the long story short, the auburn stepchild of the purple family definitely seems to have caught on to us as well. Take a look!

When Bollywood Wore Lilac

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    Priyanka Chopra rocked an elegant Vivienne Westwood lilac skirt suit with utmost panache for Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding.
    Priyanka Chopra rocked an elegant Vivienne Westwood lilac skirt suit with utmost panache for Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Ranveer Singh donned an all lavender suit for one of his public appearances recently.
    Ranveer Singh donned an all lavender suit for one of his public appearances recently.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Shraddha Kapoor also followed suit as she stood out amidst a range of golden girls at the recently held Ambani bash in Mumbai.
    Shraddha Kapoor also followed suit as she stood out amidst a range of golden girls at the recently held Ambani bash in Mumbai.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Jahnvi Kapoor’s dress featured a geometric print, the extended cape had micro florals and a metallic border, adding a dressy appeal to the ensemble she wore at a promotional event.
    Jahnvi Kapoor’s dress featured a geometric print, the extended cape had micro florals and a metallic border, adding a dressy appeal to the ensemble she wore at a promotional event.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Kangana Ranaut was spotted at the Mumbai International airport wearing a sleek knee length lavender Dior dress and a pale pink Prada coat.
    Kangana Ranaut was spotted at the Mumbai International airport wearing a sleek knee length lavender Dior dress and a pale pink Prada coat.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Taylor Swift gave us major bohemian vibes in a lilac lace dress.
    Taylor Swift gave us major bohemian vibes in a lilac lace dress.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    27-year-old model Jourdan Dunn, showcased lilac from head-to-toe at the Michael Kors Autumn Winter 2018 show.
    27-year-old model Jourdan Dunn, showcased lilac from head-to-toe at the Michael Kors Autumn Winter 2018 show.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Former Saturdays singer and TV presenter, Rochelle Humes managed to look pretty stunning in lilac at this year’s NTAs.
    Former Saturdays singer and TV presenter, Rochelle Humes managed to look pretty stunning in lilac at this year’s NTAs.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)
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    Vicktoria Beckham arrives at her store wearing a lilac ‘mans’ jacket and slim trousers.
    Vicktoria Beckham arrives at her store wearing a lilac ‘mans’ jacket and slim trousers.(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

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