The colour creating an overall sense of calm | Trending

As a rule, purple is one of those colours people either love, or avoid at all costs. The current trend towards pastel shades however, sees a calming wave of lavender and lilac infiltrate our lives.

Heart's a Mesh blouse, $40. With generously-sized sleeves and playful polka dot hearts, this is a fun addition to a springtime wardrobe. nastygal.com/au

Soak Infusion, $24.95. Relaxes the nervous system, relieves aches and extracts toxins from the body, thanks to the mineral powers of Epsom and Himalayan salts, and the healing properties of lavender and dried hibiscus. saltbyhendrix.com.au

The Festival mini cross-body bag, $309. Both sweet and strong, the single piece of adjustable sailing rope helps gives this bag structure. stateofescape.com

Toms Aaryn sunglasses, $179.33. Never mind the rose tinted variety, this is the season to view the world through milky lilac glasses. amazon.com.au

Lavender platinum conditioner, $20. Enhance platinum white tones and remove brassiness, while helping your coloured hair live longer with a blend of lavender oil and chamomile extract. Available at Priceline.

House & Home printed floral cushion, $12. Choose the shade and shape that complements the rest of your decor. bigw.com.au

Candice Co-ord knitted skirt, $89.99. We love the pointelle detailing on this otherwise simple skirt, not to mention the ever-forgiving elastic waistband. forevernew.com.au

Jasmine & Cedar standard candle, $39.95. The scent of jasmine is permeating the air in gardens everywhere right now, so why not enjoy the fragrance indoors too. palmbeachcollection.com.au

M.A.C Fix + Lavender, $39. This cult hydrating mist used to set make-up, refresh and hydrate is available in the soothing scent of lavender. maccosmetics.com.au

Tia Lav, shoes, $109. This shade can be worn with anything from pops of red or yellow, to white and dove grey. caverleyshoes.com.au

Fleur slip dress, $200. There's a range of pieces in this beautiful colour as part of Kookai's new Bonita collection. kookai.com.au

Biolage RAW shampoo, $38.95. Infused with coconut milk and meadowfoam to nourish, protect and maintain the vibrancy of colour-treated hair. Also comes in 95 per cent recycled plastic bottles that are 98 per cent biodegradable. Available at selected salons and retailers nationwide.

Celebrate Mickey T-shirt, $19.90. The UT graphic T-shirt collection features a range of pop culture classics. uniqlo.com/au

Lavender essential oil, $52.10. Lavender is a great beginner oil and a must for every home. Highly versatile, it can be used for everything from skin care and relaxing routines to cooking. youngliving.com.au