A few weeks ago, Bernalwood’s Cub Reporter and I visited the superchic Lowe’s home improvement store on Bayshore at the foot of Cortland. Inside, we noticed a display in the paint department celebrating the 2014 Pantone Color of the Year, a shade of purple called Radiant Orchid:
Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health.
Now, fast-forward to Monday evening. Bernalwood pal @valjoy9 shared a photo of a spectacular sunset over Bernal Heights. And wouldn’t you know it… Bernal is soooo fashionable and soooo au courant that even our sunsets occur in the Pantone Color of the Year: