Green With Envy

13 Mar

This year marks my first St. Patrick’s Day post college. This probably sounds insignificant, but where I went to school St. Patrick’s Day is a major holiday. People do bar crawls the night before, (some) rest for a few hours, and then everyone wakes up before the sun rises to start celebrating. During the celebration, the entire student neighborhood is a sea of green. I’m talking head-to-toe green outfits. In college, when you’re celebrating a holiday that consists of heavy beer drinking, people obviously aren’t too concerned with making a fashion statement. In fact, the only fashion statement being made on this day is that most people simply do not care how crazy they look as long as they have a drink in their hand.

I’ve always been the kind of person who has to have on makeup and/or jewelry at all times when I’m out in public. This also includes days where the majority of people could care less about their appearance (e.g. St. Patrick’s Day). In my own words, I always want to look “cute”. Celebrating holidays in college always put me in quite the pickle when I wanted to look “cute”. For St. Patrick’s Day, I was usually limited to a green bow in my hair and a pair of emerald studs. Everyone was wearing oversized green jerseys after all, so I couldn’t be that girl wearing a dress.

Although I’m sad to be done with that chapter, I am excited to dress as “cute” as I want to for this year’s celebration! Luckily, green is having a major moment right now, thanks to Pantone’s color of the year being emerald! In honor of this festive holiday, I found some of my favorite green pieces that are sure to make people green with envy!

Cute St. Patrick's Day Clothing Accessories

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22 Responses to “Green With Envy”

  1. museconfuse March 13, 2013 at 12:30 pm #

    Love this green..actually I love almost all the jewel tone colors…they’re just so pretty. I’m not supposed to be shopping but I’m lusting over those green bangles. Gorgeous!

    • Baubles to Bubbles March 13, 2013 at 12:33 pm #

      So do I! It’s such a flattering color. When I was making this collage, I realized I wanted everything!

      • museconfuse March 13, 2013 at 12:42 pm #

        I totally understand! I would be too. They are all really pretty. Great picks!

  2. carascliche March 13, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

    I had no idea Tory Burch made those flats in green… I love them!

    • Baubles to Bubbles March 13, 2013 at 2:33 pm #

      They’re new arrivals! I’m currently in love with the green, yellow, and orange!

  3. FreeUrCloset March 13, 2013 at 12:57 pm #

    Ahh,,the Rebecca Minkoff mac in green. I want this color, too 😉

  4. navy & orange March 13, 2013 at 7:46 pm #

    just organized a similar post! great minds think alike!

    xoxo navy & orange

  5. achangeofdirection March 14, 2013 at 10:35 am #

    The colours in this are so nice! The jacket and the bangles are amazing! I should be doing uni work not online shopping but I think I might have too now!

  6. FashionEdible March 15, 2013 at 3:26 pm #

    I love green! I’m thrilled that emerald is the color of the year and and military is in! Who doesn’t love all shades of green? Haha

  7. Sara Miller March 15, 2013 at 3:48 pm #

    Loving those TB flats in green. They are more fun than the simple black ones but still simple enough to be almost neutral. Happy St. Patty’s Day!

  8. fromarmanitozuric March 16, 2013 at 7:34 pm #

    green is amazing! feel like we wear it not enough! amazing post honey – loving these flats from Tory:)
    lots and lots of love

  9. Pearls & Lace March 19, 2013 at 11:40 am #

    It was my first St. Patty’s day out of university too! Thanks for the sweet comment you left on my post yesterday! I’m glad we’ve become blogging buddies too! Oh and I’m going to need EVERYTHING in this post, it’s all so amazing!

    xo jen

    • Baubles to Bubbles March 19, 2013 at 11:46 am #

      No problem Jen! I really feel like I’ve made some good friends blogging, and I love it! I want everything, too because I am seriously obsessed with green right now!

  10. Blush, Bows, & Tangelos March 21, 2013 at 10:53 am #

    LOVE the TB flats!!! SO cute!!



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