I really consider this color to be lilac, but "Mr. Lilac" doesn't sound as good as "Mr. Lavender."
He might be a pretty boy, but he has his share of battle scars. I think he got these when my cousin knocked him over in a gravel driveway during a tantrum.
We coordinated our looks on this day. (Unfortunately, I lost my sunglasses to a discourteous library patron who didn't turn them in to the "lost and found").