Little Purple Dresses & What to Wear Them With
Last year before Valentine's Day, I featured little pink dresses and little red dresses. I'm still amazed at how many views these posts get compared to everything else on the site. We ladies love our little dresses I suppose. And while I still think it's great to have a standard little black dress, it's nice to mix things up and get some color. This year I've got purple on the brain. The rich, dark pinks and fuchsias are still very hot this year, but in case you haven't already heard, radiant orchid is the it color for 2014. Much like the flower, the color orchid ranges in many different shades. As long as you get a purple with some pink undertones, you've got radiant orchid. Think fuchsia with a bit more purple.
Pictured above: 1. Short lace dress // 2. Cap sleeve lace dress // 3. Lace evening dress // 4. Diane Von Furstenberg exposed zipper dress
It's easy to see in both of the layouts above that this shade of purple works well on just about any skin tone, which makes it an ideal color for a bridesmaid dress.
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Pictured above: 5. JS Boutique sleeveless dress // 6. MICHAEL Michael Kors ruching dress // 7. Little Mistress pink dress // 8. Evening dress // 9. TIBI petite cocktail dress
There are a few different options when it comes to accessorizing a radiant orchid dress. It look great with either gold or silver. If you go with silver, you can add in some white with the shoes or clutch. If you pair it with gold accessories, you can add on black shoes or a black clutch. You could color block with pink or with cool tones like blue, but metallics are very hot for spring and summer 2014. I'd go with gold.
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white + silver: Lodis clutch // Badgley Mischka Vixen peep toe pumps // Vince Camuto crystal statement necklace // Diamond earrings // Badgley Mischka Cherise platform pumps in white // ZAC Zac Posen Shirley bracelet clutch
black + gold: BCBGeneration Arabella clutch // KENNETH JAY LANE hammered gold statement necklace // Badgley Mischka Cherise platform pumps in black // Whiting Davis gold mesh minaudiere clutch // Kate Spade gold leather skinny bow belt // Rebecca Minkoff earrings // Delman black slingback heels
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