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When the presidential hopeful made her concession speech to President Donald Trump, she addressed the country sporting the special color. As she explained of the choice in her memoir, What Happened, “The morning after the election, Bill and I both wore purple. It was a nod to bipartisanship (blue plus red equals purple).”
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The late musical icon was synonymous with the shade, as acknowledged by the Pantone team. “Musical icons Prince, David Bowie, and Jimi Hendrix brought shades of Ultra Violet to the forefront of western pop culture as personal expressions of individuality,” the website reads.
Ursula in The Little Mermaid
Ariel’s villain made a statement with ultra violet tentacles.
The chocolate factory owner sported ultra violet, one of the many shades in his colorful world.
Queen Elizabeth II
Among the many colorful ensembles the monarch has sported over the years, an ultra violet hat and coat has been one of them.
Yes, it is one of the Disney princes’ signature colors.
Heath Ledger as The Joker
The ultra violet coat may have been upstaged by Ledger’s eery makeup, but the color was always there.