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. They also conveniently pair well with both bright and dark-colored accessories.
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.
1. Work: Kirsten
This knee-length dress features elbow sleeves and a flattering fit, making it fabulous for wearing all day at work. If you’ll be heading out after work, pair Kirsten with statement jewelry to dress it up.
2. Cocktail Party: Elizabeth
The gorgeous burgundy color and stretch sequin lace fabric of the Elizabeth dress make it the perfect cocktail dress. With a form-fitting silhouette that features a surprise v-back detail for some added sexiness, you’ll feel simultaneously elegant and comfortable all night.
3. Daytime Event: Maya 2.0
Featuring an asymmetrical chiffon cape with side slits, the Maya 2.0 offers the right amount of feminine style and pizazz for a special daytime event. Whether you wear this dress to a luncheon or an afternoon theater production, the stretch scalloped lace material will provide a polished look and the flexibility you need to move about confidently.
4. Evening Dinner: Carrie
This versatile dress boasts elbow sleeves, an asymmetrical neckline and drapes through the bodice and at the waist, creating a comfortable and figure-flattering fit. The Carrie dress an excellent choice for an evening dinner at an upscale restaurant or a more casual evening social event. This burgundy evening dress looks great with open toe shoes, as well as with heeled boots.
5. Day-to-Night: Janey
The Janey A-line dress is a classic example of an ideal day-to-night outfit. With a flared skirt and shoulder cutout detailing, it has an extra-special touch of femininity. This fashionable dress is simultaneously classy and fun, making it a great option to go from work to an evening out.
Give these wine-colored dresses a try and you’ll quickly see how truly sophisticated, flattering and versatile this color is. If you love the dresses featured here, be sure to check out our Day-to-Night dresses post for more inspiration.