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Pantone Honors Prince With New Color: Shop “Love Symbol #2” Now

* Pantone and The Prince Estate honor the late icon with new color
* The purple hue also nods to his infamous insignia
* Shop gifts outfitted in the blue-based purple shade

Last week, The Pantone Institute released a new color dedicated to the celebrating the late musical icon,

. The blue-based purple shade, titled “Love Symbol #2,” was inspired by the musician’s custom-made Yamaha piano that he was supposed to play during his scheduled tour before his untimely passing in April 2016.

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Nicknamed, “The Purple One,” Prince became intimately linked to the color, especially after his

and was released in 1984. Read on to see some favorite items dressed in Prince’s signature shade.


1. Eggplant iPhone Case

Add a splash of musical royalty to your tech game and outfit your iPhone with this protective case. It looks great and holds up well, too.


2. Purple Beret

While Prince famously describes a raspberry beret in

, this grape option stands in as a wearable tribute to the Prince of Funk.


3. Purple Rain Cake Mix

Move over red velvet, it’s time for purple-swirled cakes to have a moment. Impress your sweet-toothed Prince fans with this psychedelic, premium cake mix.

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4. MAC Lipstick in ‘Heroine’

Prince was never one to take a risk when it came to his appearance. Follow in his tradition for the bold and shocking with this surprisingly flattering matte purple lipstick.

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5. Purple Shower

Now you can actually bathe in some purple “rain,” thanks to this purple-hued LED light shower add on.

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6. Saucony DXN Trainer Sneakers

Give your kicks a groovy spin with Saucony’s fashionable purple and blue hued DXN trainers.


7. Purple Shag Rug

Prince was well known for his eclectic sense of style—both in how he dressed and his opulent presentations during performances. This funky shag rug will you give your living room a jazzy upgrade.


8. UrbanEars Wireless Headphones

These high-performance wireless headphones in “cosmos purple,” will let you rock out in style while you’re listening through Prince’s 


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9. Purple Velvet Accent Chair

Purple and velvet can add a funky spin to your interior design theme, but the modernist design of this accent chair keeps it balanced, adding a pop of rich color and texture to your living room instantly.

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