Emerald was named Pantone’s “Color of the Year” for 2013. It’s perfect for the holidays and evokes a warm, festive feel. It looks great on virtually any skin tone, and can be paired with a wide array of styles – velvet, leather jackets, leopard print, and lots of sparkle to name a few. Will you be wearing emerald this holiday season? Which item is your favorite?
So Much Gorgeous Emerald 1 of 17
Click through to shop 15 emerald options under $100!
The Maxi Dress 2 of 17
Paired this emerald maxi with a black velvet blazer or leather jacket and a statement necklace for a holiday party = jaw-dropping gorgeous.
Get the look from Victoria's Secret for $98 on sale.
The Crossbody Bag 3 of 17
Incorporate emerald into your everyday wear with this cute and functional crossbody bag.
Get the look by Olivia + Joy from Macy's for $57.99 on sale.
The Statement Earring 4 of 17
Add a touch of emerald to a little black dress with a pretty statement earring.
Get the look from Stella & Dot for $59.
The Pencil Skirt 5 of 17
Wear emerald to work by pairing this boucle pencil skirt with tights, a blazer and a collared shirt.
Get the look from Banana Republic for $89.50.
The Bow Blouse 6 of 17
Pair it with bright red for a cute alternate to an ugly Christmas sweater, or with navy, cognac, mustard or black to wear it year-round.
Get the look from JCPenney for $20.99 on sale.
The Statement Necklace 7 of 17
Dress up everything from a t-shirt to a fancy dress with this emerald statement necklace.
Get the look by Pim + Larkin from Piperlime for $52.
The Long Sleeve Dress 8 of 17
The ultimate blank canvas - you can add a belt, statement jewelry, fun shoes and different jackets to make it uniquely yours.
Get the look from The Limited for $55.96 on sale.
The Bow Flat 9 of 17
A bow flat with a slight heel is great for holiday parties and holiday errands alike.
Get the look by Chinese Laundry from DSW for $44.95 on sale.
The Lace Dress 10 of 17
Nothing says the holidays like a festive, figure-flattering emerald lace dress.
Get the look by BB Dakota from ModCloth for $99.99.
The Solid Scarf 11 of 17
The perfect solid scarf to throw over a coat. Comes in eight yummy colors including emerald.
Get the look from JCPenney for $18.
The Peplum Dress 12 of 17
A peplum dress will do double duty at work with a blazer or collared shirt underneath, or at a holiday party with sparkly accessories.
Get the look by XOXO from Macy's for $39.98.
The Cabochon Bracelet 13 of 17
Stack this emerald stunner with more bracelets for dressy and casual occasions alike.
Get the look by Stella & Dot for $49.
The Printed Blouse 14 of 17
This predominately turquoise top has a hint of emerald in an overall gorgeous color palette.
Get the look from J.Crew Factory for $64.50.
The Scoopneck Sweater 15 of 17
Pair an emerald sweater with leopard print, or solid colors like burgundy, cobalt, mustard, or blush pink.
Get the look from Macy's for $29.98.
The Ankle Strap Pump 16 of 17
If your complexion doesn't mesh well with emerald try wearing it away from your face - like with these trendy colorblocked heels.
Get the look from DSW for $49.95 on sale.
Bonus: The Wool Coat 17 of 17
Bonus item #16 is over the $100 mark but totally worth the splurge. An emerald coat adds an instant dose of color to any outfit this fall and winter.
Get the look from J.Crew Factory for $178.