trend report: emerald city


Pantone, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, announced Emerald as the Color of the Year of 2013. Their press release states “Most often associated with brilliant, precious gemstones, the perception of Emerald is sophisticated and luxurious… Emerald, a vivid, verdant green, enhances our sense of well-being further by inspiring insight, as well as promoting balance and harmony.” A color that promotes balance and harmony – what a great color for a wedding! Be on the lookout as this color trend pops into all the industries.

marc by marc jacobs “uma cable-knit merino wool sweater”

“The prevalence of green has been steadily rising for several seasons, especially in the fashion and couture markets, and even on the red carpet. Appropriate for every occasion, Emerald’s classic elegance makes for striking and irresistible women’s formal and everyday wear as well as accessories.”


“Equally harmonious on the cosmetic color wheel, Emerald dramatizes all eye colors… For those who want to sparkle and stand out, Emerald is the perfect punctuation point in nail color because of its complementary nature.”

interior designer miles redd . lonny magazine

“Enhance your sense of well-being at home by rejuvenating the interior with Emerald paint, accents and accessories. This jewel-like hue will create a luxurious feel in an entryway, powder room, dining room or study, and bring life to a living room as an accent wall.”

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We started an “emerald wedding” board on Pinterest for all you Emerald brides out there looking for inspiration! Give us a call or email us today to set up your consultation, and let us help you add emerald to your stationery effortlessly.