14 Luxurious Shoes to Buy Now in Pantone’s New Prince-Inspired Purple

the prince estate and pantone purple
These Louboutin boots feature the same shade of purple as Pantone's new Prince-inspired color.
Courtesy of Christian Louboutin/Pantone

The Prince Estate and Pantone have teamed up to honor the late music legend, who died this year. Known for his award-winning tunes and eccentric personal style, the artist will be represented in color form by, what else, a special purple hue. The duo came up with a standardized color, “Love Symbol #2,” that is inspired by Prince’s custom-made Yamaha piano.

There is no denying Prince’s enduring connection to the color purple. From his classic Academy award-winning “Purple Rain” song to his trademark Baroque-style purple outfit with ruffles, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is synonymous with the color. Based on Pantone’s new honorary hue, there are many ways to pay tribute to the artist with luxurious shoes this season.

Christian Louboutin boots inspired by prince and pantone purple color Christian Louboutin Classe Hot boots, $1,495, christianlouboutin.com Courtesy of christianlouboutin.com

Christian Louboutin’s Classe Hot boots ($1,495) are a great option. Their glossy finish and deep-purple hue are entirely Prince-worthy. Jimmy Choo also offers up a pair of perfectly plum shoes with extravagant details. Festooned with colorful feathers and sequins, the Annie 100 peep-toe sandals ($1,595) make a memorable statement.

Jimmy Choo sandals inspired by prince and pantone purple color Jimmy Choo Annie 100 Suede and Feather Embroidery sandal, $1,595, jimmychoo.com Courtesy of jimmychoo.com

For a more traditional footwear choice, look no further than Manolo Blahnik’s jeweled-buckle pumps ($995). The purple tweed is virtually the exact same tone as “Love Symbol #2.”

manolo blahnik Pumps inspired by prince and pantone purple color Hangisi Purple Tweed Jeweled-Buckle pump, $995, manoloblahnik.com Courtesy of manoloblahnik.com

According to a press release on Pantone’s website, the Prince Estate is exploring various collaborative products that would incorporate the “Love Symbol #2” color. Perhaps officially branded shoes could be on the way as well. In the meantime, click through our gallery to see more Prince-worthy purple shoes inspired by Pantone’s new hue.

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