Perhaps the Wizard of Oz had something to do with the naming of the 2013 color of the year because last week Pantone announced that Emerald was it. Much like jewels and money, emerald exudes luxury and richness as well as regeneration, which given the current state of the US economy we could definitely use the boost. But just because the color is rich doesnâ€™t mean you have to be to add this brilliant green hue to your wardrobe. , this lush hue looks great with spring brights and is the perfect pairing for bright yellows and bold oranges to exude energy. Get an early start on the 2013 trend with these fresh footwear choices from.