So, according to the people at Pantone the colour for 2013 is Emerald Green. I'm hoping they just picked it because it rhymes, I'd like that to have been the logic.
In any case, I thought it would be fun to look at some vintage and repro items in green to celebrate the colour choice.
Green is a tricky choice in fashion - it has never really been a sought after colour hence the rarity of true green vintage items out there. Green shoes and handbags go for very high prices on eBay, so I count myself lucky to have tracked not one but two pairs of green 40s shoes down for myself. *smug* Now just to lose the weight so that I fit in the darn suits that they go with....
I have linked below some of the best emerald green items on Etsy. Happy window shopping!
|dramatic colour block swing coat £80|
|cuddly 50s knit $32|
|Bargain Lilli Ann jacket $49|
|Green twist bow hat £40|
|40s green embroidered jacket $98|
|lovely rhinestone brooch $7|