Throughout the last few years, we’ve seen a handful of color trends come and go—millennial pink, Gen-Z yellow, slime green (that even sparked its own hashtag #slimewatch2k18), and a pale yellow shade that became the new neutral of 2019. But few colors have thrived as long as purple. The color first saw its popularity spike with what The Cut dubbed as “melodramatic purple.” Since then, purple hues have had a foothold in the fashion world that just won’t quit.
Ahead, we’ve gathered the best of the best when it comes to how the fashion crowd is incorporating the color into their outfits. From a matching periwinkle suit to a bright lilac sweater used to accentuate a look, here are the six best purple ensembles proving its long shelf life.