You may have heard: Pantone's color of the year for 2013 is emerald. (Pantone is a color system and forecasting service. Now you know.)
Rep. Michele Bachmann selected emerald for a hearing with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke: http://youtu.be/NsZaaV5JSEs
Emerald is a strong color, but many people can wear it. The key is to break it up a little bit, as Rep. Bachmann has done here with a necklace. She also kept her makeup strong, preventing the color from washing her out.
Here's how you can wear emerald too: