Meghan Markle, Céline Dion, Lizzo + More Ways Celebs Wear Green

Gather all of your green beads and pots of gold because today marks St. Patrick’s Day.

Named after St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, it is said that the holiday is associated with the color green as a link to nationalism since green is the most prominent color on the Irish flag. According to legend, the color was also said to make you invisible to leprechauns, fairy creatures and other mystical beings that would pinch you if you weren’t wearing green.

Kate Middleton visited Ireland on a royal tour earlier in March and broke out a glimmering emerald dress from the Vampire’s Wife with matching velvet Manolo Blahnik BB pumps. Her sister-in-law, Meghan Markle, followed suit by choosing an emerald green Emilia Wickstead cape dress, a matching green hat and Aquazzura nude pumps for the 2020 Commonwealth Day services.

kate middleton, Wilber & Gussie, clutch, The Vampire's Wife dress, green dress, manolo blahnik heels, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a reception at the Guinness Storehouse's Gravity Bar, hosted by the British Ambassador to Ireland, on the first day of their 3 day visit to Ireland, in Dublin, Ireland, on the 3rd March 2020. 03 Mar 2020 Pictured: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a reception at the Guinness Storehouse's Gravity Bar, hosted by the British Ambassador to Ireland, on the first day of their 3 day visit to Ireland, in Dublin, Ireland, on the 3rd March 2020. Photo credit: James Whatling / MEGA TheMegaAgency.com +1 888 505 6342 (Mega Agency TagID: MEGA623438_001.jpg) [Photo via Mega Agency]
Kate Middleton wears all green at the Guinness Warehouse in Dublin, March 3.
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive at Commonwealth Day services at Westminster Abbey in London, March 9.
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For those of us who don’t dress up for royal visits and celebrations, green can still be the centerpiece of your look. Slime green is currently one of the biggest trending colors of spring.

Kendall Jenner demonstrated how to wear the shade in a Saks Potts set that she matched with see-through Amina Muaddi slingback pumps at the 2020 Brit Awards after-party. Lizzo got the same memo when she chose an off-the-shoulder neon dress for a “Saturday Night Light” celebration; her $695 Femmes Sans Peur sandals were covered in white ostrich feathers, with Swarovski crystals at the toe and a 4.13-inch heel.

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Kendall Jenner at the Sony Brit Awards after-party in London, Feb. 18.
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Lizzo, celebrity style, lime green, minidress, white sandals, feathered shoes, cleavage, Flashes a Ton of Cleavage After Making her Debut on Saturday Night Live in NYCPictured: LizzoRef: SPL5137044 221219 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: DIGGZY / SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesLos Angeles: 310-821-2666New York: 212-619-2666London: +44 (0)20 7644 7656Berlin: +49 175 3764 166photodesk@splashnews.comWorld Rights, No Portugal RightsLizzo Flashes a Ton of Cleavage After Making her Debut on Saturday Night Live in NYCPictured: LizzoRef: SPL5137044 221219 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: DIGGZY / SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesLos Angeles: 310-821-2666New York: 212-619-2666London: +44 (0)20 7644 7656Berlin: +49 175 3764 166photodesk@splashnews.comWorld Rights, No Portugal Rights
Lizzo wears a green dress and feathered heels to the “Saturday Night Live” after-party in New York, Dec. 21, 2019.
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While some stars lean into the boldness of green, other celebrities prefer to use the color to accessorize and amplify a more subdued look.

Dua Lipa balanced her hot pink heels from the Attico with a fleecy bright green zip-up jacket in London, while Céline Dion complemented her Balenciaga athleisure look and all-white $995 Triple S sneakers with a pop of reflective green on top.

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Dua Lipa wears a green fleece jacket, silver pants and The Attico heels in London on Oct. 29, 2019.
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Celine Dion , balenciaga track suit, balenciaga triple s sneakers, was spotted looking youthful in a Neon Balenciaga Windbreaker as she headed back to her hotel following her 2nd NYC Concert. She wore head to toe Balenciaga, opting for a sporty look with the Men's jacket, and joggers with a chunky white trainer. She casually posed in an outdoor chair in the Hotel Garden, looking half her age.Pictured: Celine DionRef: SPL5153047 010320 NON-EXCLUSIVEPicture by: DIGGZY / SplashNews.comSplash News and PicturesLos Angeles: 310-821-2666New York: 212-619-2666London: +44 (0)20 7644 7656Berlin: +49 175 3764 166photodesk@splashnews.comWorld Rights, No Portugal Rights
Céline Dion in Balenciaga in New York, Feb. 29.
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For St. Patrick’s Day (or any other day), break out your favorite shade of green in the shoes below.

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To Buy: Kurt Geiger London Deven Slides, $150.

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To Buy: Nike Air Max Dia Sneakers, $110.

jeffrey campbell, sandals
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To Buy: Jeffrey Campbell Melonger Sandals, $105.

kenneth cole boots
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To Buy: Kenneth Cole Alora Booties, $67.

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To Buy: Louise et Cie Lehana Sandals, $129.

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