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5 Ways To Wear Pantone Color Of The Year: Emerald Green

Whenever I think of emerald green, the image of Keira Knightly in Atonement comes to mind. Despite not having her lankiness, I desperately want that dress! Six years later, emerald green is now pantone color of the year.

With red hair, I wouldn’t be going too far if I said I looked quite lovely in green. Don’t have red hair? That’s okay, emerald green looks good on just about everyone. Here’s five inexpensive ways to add emerald green to your wardrobe:




Belt it: A thin emerald green belt adds a wonderful pop to any black or navy A-line, maxi, or skater dress.

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Gap Belt $20

Statement Necklace: Having that emerald pop under your suit jacket just might be the confidence booster you need during your interview.

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Etsy $10

Tote it: Instead of picking out a drab black or brown satchel, grab a deep emerald green to tote your tablet or laptop in.

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DSW Tote $40

Flats: Emerald green is sexy and super classy. So just as you might adorn your tootsies with the standard black patent leather or nude flats, try emerald on for size.

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Mimi Boutique Flats $35

Pants: With colored pants still the rage, grab a pair in emerald green.

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Gap Cropped Pants $50

5 Ways To Wear An Oversized Sweater

If you’re the type of person who can rock a pencil skirt and 3 inch heels every single day, good for you! You go girl. Personally, I’ve got to throw in a few comfy outfits every now and then to mix it up. (And, come on, who hasn’t admitted that they’d be alright living in sweats?) One of my favorite comfy chic staples is the oversized sweater. This staple comes in a variety of weights, styles, and colors and can go with a plethora of other wardrobe items.

Here are 5 ways to wear an oversized sweater:



1. Jeans & a Tribal Print



Sweater $15 / Jeans $50 / Top $17 / Bracelets $5 / Booties $30 


2. Weekend Comfort



Sweater $35 / Leggings $24 / Cami $14 / Boots $35 


3. Mini Chic


Sweater $40 / Mini Skirt $5 / Bag $40 / Booties $30 / Watch $13 


4. A-Line Class



Sweater $35 / Skirt $20 / Top $23 / Watch $17 / Oxfords $50 


5. Dress It Up



Dress $33 / Sweater $20 / Shoes $40 / Earrings $7