beauty & style secrets | how to incorporate emerald green into your look

emerald eye makeup from marie natie, smashbox and tarte

Unless you’ve been avoiding the Internet lately, you probably know by now that emerald green is the “color of the year” for 2013, according to Pantone, the leading authority on color trends.

What you may not know, though, is exactly how to incorporate bold emerald green into your look when it comes to hair, makeup and accessories.

That’s where I come in.

On Monday morning, my “Better Kansas City” segment with co-host Kelly Jones aired (we actually taped last week, but due to the presidential inauguration, couldn’t share these secrets with you until today).

Kelly and I chatted through everything from nail polish and eye makeup to pashminas, rings and flip flops.

Watch “Better Kansas City” co-host Kelly Jones and I talk emerald on Monday’s show.

Below is a closer look at the products discussed during the show.

Thanks to Beauty Brands and Halls Kansas City for letting me loose in their respective stores so I could choose a few more items to share in addition to my own personal collection of emerald items!

emerald eye makeup from marie natie, smashbox and tarte

{Make emerald work for you from day to night. I love wearing sheer mineral makeup for daytime looks and bold cream shadows, built to an intense glow, for evening.}

emerald nail polish from deborah lippman zoya china glaze OPI

{Have a little fun on your toes and tips with striking shades of green that flatter any skin tone.}

emerald tory burch flip flops hard shell clutch pashmina cocktail ring hair tye

{If you’re not quite ready to buy an emerald coat, dress or pants, work the color of the year into your accessories collection instead.}

  • Tory Burch Khaki and Green Flip Ray Wedge Flip Flops (sold in-stores at Halls KC for $60; similar here)
  • Hair Tie (sold in-stores at Halls KC for $14; similar here)
  • Cocktail Ring (sold in-stores at Halls KC for $105; similar here)
  • Pashmina (sold in-stores at Halls KC for $78; similar here)
  • Hard-case Clutch (sold in-stores at Halls KC for $350; similar here)

Have you updated your beauty and accessories wardrobe with a little bit of emerald yet? What sort of pieces have you chosen — or what pieces are you after? Tell me in the comments section! may include affiliate links to featured products. Not all product links are affiliate links. If you make a purchase from an affiliate link, earns a small commission.

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