If you’re looking for a dress color that’s rich, classy and elegant, that also delivers a subtly chic touch of festiveness, you can’t go wrong with a wine-colored dress. Wine is the new neutral, as it goes beautifully with a variety of different colors, looks great on every skin tone and is appropriate to wear for a variety of both casual and formal occasions.


Burgundy dresses are a great alternative to black and are a wonderful choice for the fall and winter months. And if you’re curious about what color shoes to wear with wine colored dresses, we have the answers! They conveniently pair well with black, gold and silver shoes. When it comes to accessories, wine colored dresses match well with both bright and dark-colored jewelry.


Not convinced that wine-colored dresses are for you? See our 5 gorgeous selections for specific occasions below and we think you’ll change your mind.


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Nora Wine Plaid Sheath Dress

Nora is a versatile day-to-night dress PERFECT for the Holiday season. This classic plaid sheath dress features three-quarter sleeves and faux pockets for added flair and dimension, while the stretch plaid fabric adds texture. The Nora dress can be worn to work, date night, daytime fun, and even a special occasion with a simple switch of accessories. Nora is a go-to look that can be made the perfect look for any occasion and will have you feeling and looking your best through it all! When it comes to wearing Nora for work or daytime activities, opt for black pumps, black booties or sneakers. And if you’re going out for a special occasion, we suggest pairing Nora with silver shoes and jewelry to complement the silver detailing of the buttons. 

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Gracie Cabernet Sequin Lace Bodycon Dress

Meet Gracie, a Connected Apparel staple silhouette perfect for those Holiday special occasions you may have coming up. This unique, sexy and eye-catching lace bodycon dress is made to help you feel comfortable and confident throughout your event. Pair this wine colored dress with your favorite black heels or opt for silver heels if you’re looking for something that has just as much of a pop as the wine color dress. This sequin lace dress is classic, feminine, sparkly and cut to a stunning above the knee length. The Gracie dress creates a figure flattering silhouette without making you feel constricted so you will look great and feel even better! 

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Stevie Cabernet Knee Length Lace Sheath Dress

Feel like a Hollywood starlet in Stevie this Holiday season. The Stevie dress is an elegant knee length lace sheath dress that was designed with a vintage style reminiscent of the 1950s. Stevie is made with stretch sequin scalloped lace that glides over the body. The long chiffon sleeves provide subtle coverage and the slits up to the elbow create the perfect dramatic flair and movement. The Stevie dress is an iconic party wine colored dress that you can pair with silver heels and jewelry. When you’re wearing this outfit, you will turn heads at your Holiday gathering. 

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How do I style wine colored dresses?

Wine-colored dresses can be worn from the office to date night, a seasonal daytime activity and even a special occasion. Before any event however, it is important to know the dress code and pick out an outfit accordingly. To make your life a little easier, we have created a dress codes, decoded blog to make sure you show up to your next event feeling comfortable and confident.


When it comes to finding the perfect pair of shoes and accessories to wear with wine colored dresses, our advice is to not overthink it! Every woman likely has a pair of black pumps or any other black heel in her closet, and luckily, these shoes will go beautifully with your new wine colored dress.


Take your wine colored dresses to multiple occasions and make the most out of your Holiday wardrobe. Keep reading to see how we would style our wine-colored dresses for certain occasions.


Wine to work in Michele! (Without getting in trouble of course!)

Michele screams Fall and Winter! From the plaid design to the long sleeves and shawl collar, the Michele dress is sure to keep you cozy and chic all throughout the season. The below the knee length provides warmth and the A-line silhouette keeps you comfortable. Michele is a versatile dress that can be dressed up or down. 

The Michele dress is sure to keep you cozy and chic all throughout the season!

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Daytime fun with Elsa!

Slip on the Elsa dress and feel put together in an instant! The attached floral print capelet elevates the soft A-line stretch dress. Elsa is simple, refined and elegant with the V-back detail. Elsa is a perfect choice for a special event, but can also be worn for work, a date night, and a luncheon with the girls. 

 Elsa is simple, refined and elegant.


Special occasion ready with Gayle!

Gayle is a simple and classic silhouette made from a stretch jersey knit fabric that holds you in at all the right places without making you feel constricted. The tiered butterfly sleeves add the extra touch of class and movement. Gayle is dynamic and flattering with the many unique details that made this simple wine-colored dress stand out. 

Gayle is dynamic and flattering.


Give these wine-colored dresses a try and you’ll quickly see how truly sophisticated, flattering and versatile this color is. Plus, these styles are budget friendly and are all under $100! And did you know that you now have the option to buy now and pay later with ShopPay and AfterPay?


Wine color dresses exude a sense of power, so feel great in our favorite wine-colored dresses. Feel an extra boost of confidence in our other Jewel toned pieces, like dark greens and purple hues. Shop our Jewel Collection now!