Coral Cocktail Dress

A coral dress for a wedding guest –  late summer wedding style!

I felt compelled to create another wedding guest dress collage to offset all the wedding dresses I’ve been sharing lately.  (And if you love the wedding dresses and you’re looking for more wedding dresses — stay put — because many more wedding dresses are coming to my next post!) This coral cocktail dress is classic, with a just the right amount of figure-hugging style — which keeps it still very much within the realm of tasteful wedding guest attire.

Coral cocktail dress

Shopping links in italics are from affiliated retail sponsors: Dress: Tea Rose Brandy Dress by Rachel Roy from Rent the Runway | Earrings: Gray Crystal Earrings by Oscar de la Renta from Rent the Runway | Bracelet: ‘Elements’ Cuff by Alexis Bittar from Nordstrom  | Clutch: ‘Metallic Twig’ Clutch by Diane Von Furstenburg from Rent the Runway | Heels: ‘Airlie’ Ankle Strap Heels by Joie from Nordstrom

 I usually pair orange-coral with colors like navy, turquoise, gold, cream, pink, and even lavender. But tonight, I realized looking at that gray statement necklace the stylists at Rent the Runway put with this dress, that I really like the pairing of coral and gray. It creates a nice balance that makes a hot color like coral even out a little, and is wonderful way to extend the season of a hot summer dresses into late summer and early fall. I think this little formula of adding a muted deep tone with a bright pastel might be something I try out more often. For now, at least you have a style idea that will take to you August and September weddings!

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