Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Emerald: Color of the year shoes
It's official! The 2013 color is Emerald.
Remember Tangerine Tango? Screw that! It's emerald now.
Prepare to see it hitting the shelves near you, in clothing, shoes, bags, and makeup.
I like the color, it reminds me of teal more than emerald, which I think of as a little more yellow. Teal was one of my Bat Mitzvah colors, so I'm happy to see it come around again.
We've been generally in a jewel tone mode these past few years, huh?
With the notable exception of greige (gray/beige) of course.
I think that shoes and accessories are a great place to start with a new bold color like emerald. You don't have to commit to a whole head to toe look or worry about how the color sits next to your face when you do a shoe.
Here are my picks:
$29.99 (was 99.99) Betsey Johnson Sagga shoe
Hearts! The lighter green stitching on these quilted ballet flats is very nice and breaks up the color.
$49.99 (was $110) Seychelles Edge of Your Seat shoe
These sandals have high platforms so the overall tilt of the heel is not huge, making them easier to walk in than heels. I like the simple design of the straps.
$89.99 (was $198) Pour La Victoire Faine shoe
These flat strappy sandals are a little lighter, more what I consider emerald. They look comfortable and versatile and you could wear them with shorts or a skirt.
$66.99 (was $150) Aldo Solian
These high heels have white piping around the toe and a multicolored ankle strap. Just the thing for a brunch date.
$39.99 (was $80) Onitsuka tiger by Asics
Crisp white stripes on the green shoe, with matching green laces.