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August Silk long-sleeve silk blend cardigan, $34.98 at AugustSilk.com and Macys.com.

St. Patrick's Day: Wear emerald green, color of 2013

Irish eyes are smiling this year, thanks to the color experts at Pantone, who declared emerald green the 2013 "color of the year." Our advice? Get it now and wear it for your St. Patrick's Day celebrations, too.

Simply Vera Wang emerald green blouse, $44, at
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Simply Vera Wang emerald green blouse, $44, at select Kohl's stores and kohls.com.

Carlos by Carlos Santana Handbag, the Twist Again
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Carlos by Carlos Santana Handbag, the Twist Again Foldover Tote, in faux leather with whip stitch detail and studs accents; $108 at select Macy's and macys.com.

Pantone's emerald swatch hits cosmetics counters with the
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Pantone's emerald swatch hits cosmetics counters with the Sephora + Pantone Universe 2013 Color of the Year Emerald Collection, including sheer lip gloss, eyeliner, shadow, mascara, nail lacquer and glitter dust; $10 to a $68 set, in March exclusively at Sephora and sephora.com.

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Polo Ralph Lauren's short-sleeved jersey tee in
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Polo Ralph Lauren's short-sleeved jersey tee in "Tiller Green;" $79.50 at select Lord & Taylor stores and lordandtaylor.com.

Crane necklace with natural emerald, $88 at arthurandlivingston.com.
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Crane necklace with natural emerald, $88 at arthurandlivingston.com.

MICHAEL Michael Kors ' cotton-blend sweater with shoulder
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MICHAEL Michael Kors ' cotton-blend sweater with shoulder grommets, $120, and cotton stretch palm-print jeans, $125, in a shade he calls "kelly" but looks just like emerald; at Bloomingdale's stores and bloomingdales.com.

Urban Decay's 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Covet;
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Urban Decay's 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Covet; $19 at Sephora, Ulta, sephora.com, ulta.com and urbandecay.com.

With the new film version of
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With the new film version of "Les Mis�rables" still playing look for the delicate, sleeveless Cosette blouse, $342, from Femme d'Armes--can't you just picture Amanda Seyfried in it? Look for the line at Brooklyn Fox, Brooklyn; and at thecools.com, or for more info on the line visit femmedarmes.com.

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Belted lace dress; $46 at Dressbarn in Carle
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Belted lace dress; $46 at Dressbarn in Carle Place and Manhattan; and dressbarn.com.

Nails Inc Emerald Nail Jewelry-Piccadilly Arcade, a 3-D
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Nails Inc Emerald Nail Jewelry-Piccadilly Arcade, a 3-D look with tiny fragments glittering like gems; $9.50 at Sephora and Sephora.com.

Pointed slingbacks in
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Pointed slingbacks in "sapling;" $98 at bodenusa.com.

Green near the face can be tough, but
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Green near the face can be tough, but Eyebobs gets it right with emerald-flecked tortoise in these readers; $75 at Sylvester & Co., Sag Harbor, and eyebobs.com.

Elle Cosmetics Eyeshadow #17; $16 at Kohl's and
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Elle Cosmetics Eyeshadow #17; $16 at Kohl's and kohls.com.

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And now the real deal: Tiffany emerald and
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And now the real deal: Tiffany emerald and diamond drop earrings, $75,000, and ring in platinum. $625,000; at select Tiffany & Co. locations (for info call 800-843-3269 or visit tiffany.com).

Cabled V-Neck cotton sweater; originally $39.95, now $19.99
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Cabled V-Neck cotton sweater; originally $39.95, now $19.99 at American Eagle Outfitters stores (including Roosevelt Field in Garden City) and ae.com (search style number 0344-6715 and click on any of the v-necks pictured to find a variety of additional color options, including a lush emerald green).

Request Jeans' skinny jeans with exposed stitch detail;
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Request Jeans' skinny jeans with exposed stitch detail; $19.98 at Century 21 stores in Westbury and Manhattan; and c21stores.com.

Clava is known for its bags and totes
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Clava is known for its bags and totes in bright jewel tones--so let others be green with envy when you sport this Jemma clutch; $40 at Sew Cute, Syosset, and clava.com.

Nanette Lepore platform sandals, $348 at nanettelepore.com.
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Nanette Lepore platform sandals, $348 at nanettelepore.com.

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Emerald can be luxe but it can also
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Emerald can be luxe but it can also be light and boho chic, like this lace top; $59.50 at Lucky Brand stores (including at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, and Manhattan) and luckybrand.com.

Judith Ripka's faceted green quartz and white sapphire
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Judith Ripka's faceted green quartz and white sapphire ring, in sterling silver and 18-k gold; $1,100 at Judith Ripka Boutiques in Roslyn Heights and Manhattan; and judithripka.com.

The North Face Headwall Triclimate Hyvent Ski Jacket
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The North Face Headwall Triclimate Hyvent Ski Jacket in a shade called Arden Green; $320 at select Macy's stores and macys.com.

Ray-Ban mirror aviator sunglasses in gold/green, $155; at
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Ray-Ban mirror aviator sunglasses in gold/green, $155; at bloomingdales.com.

The Rockstar jean jacket, made of a comfy
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The Rockstar jean jacket, made of a comfy stretch cotton blend, comes in an emerald-like shade called Bali; $29.94 at select Old Navy stores and oldnavy.com.

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Emerald gem strand, $28, at baublebar.com. 
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Emerald gem strand, $28, at baublebar.com. 

Michael Kors boat-neck charmeuse top, $695, and charmeuse
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Michael Kors boat-neck charmeuse top, $695, and charmeuse pajama pants, $795; at neimanmarcus.com.

Long sleeve plaid woven shirt, $20, at Aeropostale
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Long sleeve plaid woven shirt, $20, at Aeropostale stores and aeropostale.com.

Lola neon jegging, $24.75, at Aeropostale stores and
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Lola neon jegging, $24.75, at Aeropostale stores and aeropostale.com.

Make your own Wren & Glory wrap bracelets--you
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Make your own Wren & Glory wrap bracelets--you pick the wrap (leather/suede or silk, $12 and up) and charms (in sterling silver, gold-plate and with semi-precious stones, $40 and up). This colorful option, pictured, in emerald green silk with gold sun and moon charms is $100 at wrenglory.com.

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Belted, vintage-style dress, $158, at stopstaringclothing.com.
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Belted, vintage-style dress, $158, at stopstaringclothing.com.

Plaid flat-front shorts, $22, at Aeropostale stores and
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Plaid flat-front shorts, $22, at Aeropostale stores and aeropostale.com.

Shoshanna's sequinned dress sports a boat neckline and
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Shoshanna's sequinned dress sports a boat neckline and three-quarter length sleeves with ruched cuffs; originally $580, now $376.99 at piperlime.com.

August Silk long-sleeve silk blend cardigan, $34.98 at
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August Silk long-sleeve silk blend cardigan, $34.98 at AugustSilk.com and Macys.com.

Nouba Mascara Longlash in green, $25 at Rakuten.com.
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Nouba Mascara Longlash in green, $25 at Rakuten.com.

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