St. Patrick's Day

Get ideas for making this year's St. Patrick's Day truly grand. Whether you are hosting a party, listening to bagpipes at your local parade, or grabbing a pint at the pub, we've rounded up some shamrock'n style  and clothing ideas. Leave the tacky tee at home, and wear your green with pride in one of our chic celeb-inspired ensembles. Channel the luck of the Irish with an emerald-hued manicure. Browse entertaining tips and fun cocktail recipes. Slàinte!

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What Is Melania Trump Saying with Her St. Patrick’s Day Animal Print?

Melania Trump has certainly been a unique First Lady during her time in the White House, and her sartorial choice for a St. Patrick’s Day reception was no different. FLOTUS joined her husband to welcome Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar to the White House on Friday in a green, cheetah-print Brandon Maxwell sheath. Sticking to the animal theme, she wore the dress with snakeskin Christian Louboutin pumps. Last year, Melania did not attend the traditional shamrock ceremony, in which Ireland's prime minister presents a bowl filled with shamrock to the American president. But on St. Patrick's Day, she wore a decidedly unconventional look at the White House: [tiImage img-pos="1" alt="Melania Trump 2017" image_style="684xflex" align="center"] As for outfits we’ve seen on past First Ladies: During Michelle Obama’s St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, she often wore sleeveless dresses. Other women in the role, like Hillary Clinton and Jackie Kennedy, bundled up for the cold temps in coats and scarves with festive pins when they stepped outside to celebrate the holiday. VIDEO: Right Now: Melania Trump Welcomes Irish Prime Minster Green, of course, is a common theme for St. Patrick’s Day, but every First Lady has gone a different route with the look. Obama, for instance, had fun playing with different prints and shades of green, while former First Lady Laura Bush went very traditional in a tailored blazer that almost perfectly matched the shamrocks. Keep scrolling to see the many different ways that First Ladies past have marked St. Patrick’s Day.

5 St. Patrick’s Day Makeup Ideas That Are Actually Cool

It's not easy celebrating St. Patrick's Day when you hate wearing green. Alternatively, you can get festive this year by wearing the color on your face. It probably seems like pulling off green makeup would be tougher than wearing the color from head-to-toe, but depending on how it's applied, it can be a super flattering eye makeup shade. If you need proof or inspiration, the red carpet is a good place to start. Some of Hollywood's biggest like Issa Rae and Kristen Bell have given their black eyeliners and charcoal eyeshadows a break to try cool emerald cat eyes and turquoise smoky eyes instead. Your plans for March 17th might be last minute, but how you're going to incorporate green into your look doesn't have to be. Here, we have five celebrity-approved green makeup looks to wear on St. Patrick's Day. VIDEO: 5 Ways to Maintain Your Eyebrows 

The Subtle St. Patrick's Day Beauty Look You'll Want to Wear This Year

Your alternative to wearing head-to-toe green and shamrocks all-over but still dressing for the holiday? It's as simple as a bottle of nail polish. Switch out your glossy black manicure for St. Patrick's Day nails instead. Save yourself some time and skip the attempts at drawing on a mini rainbow arch and opt for two coats (plus, a top coat) of green lacquer. The subtle beauty approach still feels festive, but isn't as statement-making as a swipe of emerald lipstick. Here, we rounded up five of the best options out there, ranging from seafoam to deep shades with lots of shimmer. VIDEO: How to Master the Crystal Clear Manicure

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12 St. Paddy’s Day Decor Items That Don’t Scream St. Paddy’s Day

If you've been feeling a bit luckier than usual recently, blame it on the luck of the Irish. St. Patrick's Day is nearing and, Irish or not, we are ready to raise of pint of Guinness and celebrate. Any proper holiday celebration requires spirited decor, but most of the time, we're left sifting through the noise of holiday decorations gone wrong. You know the ones: cartoonish leprechaun likenesses, too many shamrock-shaped window clings, and paper mâché rainbows and pots of gold. This year, we're hanging up the orange and green streamers, and tossing away the plastic shot glass necklaces to celebrate with a bit more sophistication. Here, we've found an assortment of St. Patrick's Day decor that pay homage to the holiday's roots, while staying true to our stylish ones, as well.