Emerald was recently announced as the 2013 Pantone Color of the Year, and after spotting stars like Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian rocking the brilliant shade of green, we couldn't be more excited. We're itching to get more of this rich, lush, elegant color into our wardrobes as soon as possible.

Pantone cites emerald as a proponent of well-being, balance, and harmony. We couldn't agree more. You'll certainly feel more centered after viewing this gallery featuring the most recent stars to don the shade, as well as our picks for emerald-toned pieces you can buy right now.

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