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50 Emerald green beauty and style picks for 2013

Jessica Padykula is a freelance writer and editor in Toronto, Canada covering a wide range of  topics for several online lifestyle publications. She is a regular contributor for SheKnows, covering travel, style, relationships, health and...

Embracing emerald green

Emerald has emerged as the must-have hue for 2013 thanks to Pantone crowning it as the color of the year. The eye-catching gem tone makes a vibrant addition to any closet or makeup bag, which is why we're rounding up 50 of our favorite emerald beauty and style picks of the year so far.
1

Cable knit sweater

green cable knit

Brighten up your sweater collection by snapping up this Marc by Marc Jacobs cable-knit merino wool sweater in eye-catching emerald (net-a-portet.com, $250).

2

Sparkle polish

sparkle nail polish

Is there anything more fun that sparkly nails? We didn't think so, which is why we'll be giving ourselves an at-home mani with Nails Inc. Piccadilly Arcade, a gorgeous glittery green top coat (beautybay.com, $16).

3

Asymmetric dress

Asymmetric dress

Dance the night away and look great doing it in this emerald green chiffon dress with asymmetric design cinched at the waist with a skinny gold belt (dorothyperkins.com, $44).

4

Eyeliner trio

eyeliner trio

Create three different standout makeup looks with Physician's Formula Simmer Strips Gel CreamLiner in three compatible shades of green (drugstore.com, $11).

5

Tank dress

Green tank dress

Slip on this emerald green tank dress with loose trapeze silhouette (threadsense.com, $36) over any long-sleeve tee with knit tights for an easy-wearing, yet stylish cold weather look.

6

Stretch bracelet

emerald green and gold braclet

Give any outfit a pretty, emerald-hued boost with this chunky stretch bracelet featuring bold emerald green stones set in gold-tone oval sections (shopruche.com, $15).

7

Eye shadow cream

Green eye shadow cream

We suggest trading powder shadow for a much longer-lasting cream formula during the dry winter months. Try Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in emerald green to brighten up your eyes (sephora.com, $23).

8

Faux snakeskin clutch

green faux snake skin clutch

Embrace two hot trends — emerald and animal print — with this cute faux snakeskin clutch with adjustable shoulder strap and box clasp (misskl.com, $50).

9

Drop earrings

Emerald and gold drop earrings

It's easy to add elegance to any ensemble when you put on a pair of drop earrings. We're currently coveting this emerald green pair featuring two teardrop-shaped stones (maxandchloe.com, $65).

10

Velvet dress

green velvet dress

There's something about velvet that just screams glamour, which is why we were attracted to this Vince Camuto cap-sleeve cocktail dress in emerald (macys.com, $90).

11

Eye pencil

green eye pencil

Leave it to the beauty experts at Giorgio Armani to create an eye pencil that looks as luxurious as it feels going on. The Smooth Silk Eye Pencil in emerald is an easy way to add the much-coveted hue to your makeup bag (giorgioarmanibeauty-use.com, $28).

12

Jeggings

green jeggings

They're not jeans, they're not leggings, they're an ultra-comfy hybrid of both, and we're loving this pair of jeggings in emerald, our newest go-to hue of the season (dorothyperkins.com, $39).

13

Silk tank

green silk tank

It may be cold outside, but you can still make use of this emerald green silk tank (pixiemarket.com, $47) by layering it under a blazer, cardigan or even a sheer blouse.

14

Bangle

Green bangle

Take a neutral outfit up a few stylish notches by incorporating this bold resin bangle in high gloss emerald green into your look (trinaturk.com, $75).

15

Nail polish

RGB green nail polish

Make your mani the star of the show by painting your nails with RGB Nail Color in sea, a rich take on this season's hottest hue (beauty.com, $16).

16

Stud slippers

green studded slippers

Slippers are the new flats, haven't you heard? Try the trend with a velvet pair in emerald and adorned with mini gold studs (topshop.com, $30).

17

Wide leg trousers

Green wide leg trousers

Add a printed button up blouse and black platform pumps to this pair of emerald green wide leg trousers perfect for the office (shopruche.com, $57).

18

Crystal ring

Green crystal ring

Cocktail rings are a great way to accessorize anything from LBDs to business suits, and we're partial to this sparkling emerald-hued ring made up of large and small green Swarovski crystals (maxandchloe.com, $80).

19

Hair elastics

hair elastics

Dress up ponytails, braids and pigtails with multiple shades of gorgeous green. Goody Emerald Treasure Ouchless Elastics (target.com, $5) make it easy to add a subtle pop of color to any look.

20

V-neck tee

green v neck shirt

Layer this relaxed fit emerald green V-neck T-shirt by Alexander Wang under a boyfriend blazer or an oversize cardigan for a comfortable daytime look (barneys.com, $76).

21

Eyeliner

eyeliner pencil

Open up your eyes and try a new trend with the help of Nars Larger Than Life Long-Wear Eyeliner in Rue de Rivoli, a metallic emerald green (sephora.com, $23).

22

Strapless dress

green strapless dress

Every woman needs a dress in her arsenal of formal wear that really turns heads. If you have yet to find that dress, we suggest picking up this gorgeous emerald green strapless piece with peplum skirt and cinched waist (madewell.com, $130).

23

Scarf

green scarf

Braving the cold without an arsenal of warm accessories isn't an option, and we'll be keeping the wind out and warm air in with this ultra-soft fleece scarf in a deep emerald green (Patagonia.com, $35).

24

Leather belt

green leather belt

Define your waist and create a get-noticed look by adding this emerald green leather belt with jewel-encrusted buckle to your outfit (glam-net.com, $203).

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