Since Emerald is Pantone’s 2013 Color of The Year, we thought we’d share a few different ways to incorporate this jewel tone into your wardrobe. Read on to see three different ways contributor Chelsea Taylor styled the color…

On The Road To Emerald City | Darling Magazine

When wearing a jewel tone as rich as emerald, you want to choose wisely when pairing it with other shades. One complimentary color you can use is a royal or navy blue. These two colors create an elegance that would be very appropriate in any professional environment. For the right amount of fun, mix with prints like a palm leaf pencil skirt and textures like the laser-cut blouse shown above.

1// 1928 Jewelry Emerald Whimsey Button Earrings ($25) 2 // Madewell Something Else Laser Star Blouse ($159) 3 // Forever 21 Opulent Collar Necklace (no longer available) 4 // Adriana Degreas Bananeira Skirt ($267) 5 // Alice + Olivia Dina Suede Pumps ($207) 6 // TOPSHOP Clean ID Satchel ($68) 7 // Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Ultra in Coral Vibrations ($23)

On The Road To Emerald City | Darling Magazine

Have you ever walked into the gym and noticed the extreme lack of color going on? Replace drab blacks and greys in your workout wear by using emerald in their place. Alternatively, this look works well for brightening up on casual days around town, or running errands.

1 // McQ by Alexander McQueen Tropical Print Leggings ($206) 2 // Wesc Sweatshirt ($98) 3 // Gola Sneakers ($59) 4 // Skullcandy Titan Earbuds ($35) 5 // Emi-Jay Hair Ties ($11)

On The Road To Emerald City | Darling Magazine

Since spring is just about ready to peek around the corner, it’s time to start thinking in brighter hues. Couple

your deep emeralds with lighter green options like mint, then throw in some specs of cobalt and a bright red nail or lip for a timeless, breezy look.

1 // Dorothy Perkins Green Vintage Maxi Dress ($59) 2 // Linda Farrow Metal Top Wayfarer ($622) 3 // RGB Cosmetics Classic Red Opaque Cream ($16) 4 // Jill Michael Jewelry Bracelet #1 ($32) 5 // Jill Michael Jewelry Bracelet #2 ($32) 6 // Joie Daydreaming Print Loafers ($175)



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