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It’s Easy Being Green

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    Pump it Up. Modern in front, floral in back—you’ll have them coming and going. Hayden pumps ($140), from Anthropologie, four metro locations including Shoppes at Arbor Lakes, 763-416-1447, anthropologie.com
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    Lovely Lace. It’s what’s on the inside that counts. And with a lace overlay, you’re a wow. Peplum top ($90), by Willow & Clay, from Parc Boutique, 320 Hennepin Ave. E., Mpls., 612-353-4966, parcboutique.com
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    For the Birds. Handmade with sustainable materials, it’s just the right size for chickadees and wrens. Crazy Owl Felt Birdhouse ($24), by Wild Woolies, from Patina, six locations including 1581 Selby Ave., St. Paul, 651-644-5444, patinastores.com
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    Double Green. The pale green glass is recycled from glass products, including windshields. Rectangle tray ($15), from Moss Envy, 3056 Excelsior Blvd., Mpls., 612-374-4581, mossenvy.com
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    Neon Leaves. We’re not ready to retire neon—especially in small, chic doses. Diamond dust leaflet pendant ($98), by Alexis Bittar, from StyledLife, Galleria, 952-928-8888, styledlife.com
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    Scent of the Season. This floral fragrance is made with lavender, violets, and lilies grown in Chicago gardens. Roll-on perfume ($20), by Tru Blooms, from Covered, 1201 Lagoon Ave., Mpls., 612-825-1610, shopcovered.com
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    Classic. You don’t have to dress trendy to look fresh. Green cashmere sweater ($398) and plaid shirt ($89.50), by Polo Ralph Lauren, from Twill by Scott Dayton, Galleria, 952-922-2711, twillbyscottdayton.com
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    Just a Hint. Peeking out of a blouse or under a slightly transparent top, subtle lingerie makes sexy an everyday affair. Lace bralette ($12), by Anemone, also from Parc Boutique parcboutique.com
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    Into the Jungle. Exotic print, modern cut. This top is a standout. Top ($325), by A.L.C., from Bumbershute, 5014 France Ave. S., Edina, 952-475-2684, bumbershute.com
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    Cuffed. Just a pop of emerald can be enough to make a statement. Bangle ($98), by Bougainvillea, from Motto, 3105 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls., 612-545-5636, shopmotto.com
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    Current Carryall. You’ll be amazed how well a bright green bag will work with most of your wardrobe. Quilted city tote ($355), by MZ Wallace, also from StyledLife
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    By a String. Is it wrong to color coordinate our toys? We love the vintage look, and the wood stain is organic. Grandpa’s Yo-Yo ($4.99), by Camden Rose, also from Moss Envy mossenvy.com
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    Flower Power. Graphic, floral, bright—all the trends wrapped into one figure-flattering dress. Dress ($267), by Clover Canyon, from OPM, 3700 Grand Way, St. Louis Park, 952-567-7399, opmboutique.com

By now, you’ve probably heard that emerald is Pantone’s color of the year. Experts say green enhances well-being, which is something to look forward to, considering how much green is in stores right now. Couple that with the trend toward big, bold florals, and spring is looking especially lush.

Happy Earth Month!

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