Let’s talk burgundy dresses. Specifically, let’s discuss the question “What color shoes to wear with a burgundy dress”?
Apparently burgundy is the new black..
Seems like every other day some new color is the new black. Not so long ago it was red. Today it’s burgundy.
Of course you know burgundy is a dark red color that’s sometimes called wine red, bordeaux, oxblood, maroon…
There are a few variations of the shade burgundy.
If you’re planning to get in on the burgundy trend, you might be wondering what color shoes to wear with a burgundy dress.
We’ve taken some time to troll around the Internet looking at pictures of ladies in burgundy dresses to help you make the best choice in selecting the shoes to wear with your burgundy dress.
Wear black shoes with a burdgundy dress…
When in doubt wear black.
You can never go wrong with black. As demonstrated by Ariadna Majewska from the blogspot blog Help I Have Nothing to Wear, black shoes work perfectly with a burgundy dress. In this look from May 2014, Ariadna wears black pumps with a short flared bugundy dress. You can find more pictures of this look here.
Here’s another black shoes with burgundy dress look modeled by blogger Stephanie Abu-Sbeih from Amsterdam, Netherlands. This is a look from July 2012 which she shared on her Lookbook page. You can find her via Instagram and also on her blog at stephsa.com
Can you wear brown shoes with a burgundy dress?
In this look from December 2012, Laura from the blog Views By Laura demonstrates that brown shoes with a burgundy dress is very much doable. Laura wears brown suede ankle boots with a burgundy dress from ASOS. She accessorizes with a burgundy scarf and bag.
Burgundy dress with nude shoes…
The combination of nude shoes with a burgundy dress was elegantly demonstrated by actress Blake Lively on the red carpet at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. Blake wore a gorgeous Gucci (oxblood) burgundy pleated dress with strappy nude Casadei sandals.
Nude shoes are probably the go-to color shoes to wear with a burgundy dress when you don’t want to wear black shoes.
Next to black, nude is probably the most common color shoes ladies choose to wear with their burgundy dresses. Nude shoes soften a burgundy dress. The colors work in beautiful harmony with each other.
Depending on the style of dress you can wear nude pumps with your burgundy dress. Or copy Blake Lively’s 2014 Cannes Film festival look and wear strappy nude sandals.
For short, casual dresses try nude ankle boots.
Burgundy shoes with a burgundy dress?
Here’s Vale from the blog Fashion and Cookies, demonstrating how to wear burgundy shoes with a burgundy dress.
In this look from January 2014, Vale wears burgundy ankle boots with a burgundy dress from Carven. She throws on a black faux fur jacket and completes the look with her black leather Givenchy Antigona bag.
Other color shoes you can safely wear with a burgundy dress
- Gold metallic shoes with a burgundy dress
- Silver metallic shoes with a burgundy dress
Colors that might work if styled effectively
- Mustard yellow shoes with a burgundy dress
- Yellow shoes with a burgundy dress
- Red shoes with a burgundy dress
- White shoes with a burgundy dress
Colors we’re curious to put to the test
- Blue shoes with a burgundy dress
- Green shoes with a burgundy dress
- Orange shoes with a burgundy dress
- Purple shoes with a burgundy dress
Join us in the discussion of “What color shoes to wear with a burgundy dress?”
Post a comment below to tell us what color shoes you would or would never wear with a burgundy dress.