Whether you’re attending a lavish Fall wedding or an intimate dinner party, one of the most majestic styles to wear is a dark floral dress. Both moody and romantic, dark floral dresses are one of the prettiest Fall 2019 fashion trends.
To inspire you to try this type of look this season, in today’s style guide discover an enchanting way to wear a dark floral party dress for Fall celebrations.
Opt for Deep Moody Colors
When shopping for dark floral dresses, look for deep moody colors, like black, olive green, navy blue, or crimson. These types of colors instantly add drama and intrigue while playing off of Fall’s natural hues.
While the foundation of the print can be a dark color, the whole pattern doesn’t have to be dark. Quite the opposite! Look for a print that incorporates both light and dark hues since it’s more festive to have a cheerful pop of color.
As an example, this dark floral dress by Cynthia Rowley (which is currently 40% off online or at their Carmel boutique), infuses hints of pink, indigo, and emerald green, which contrasts beautifully with the black base.
Metallic Accents Add Glamour
Whether the dress features metallic threading, or you opt for metallic accents, such as gilded shoes (such as these gold leather Stuart Weitzman heels) and dazzling jewelry (like these Oscar de la Renta earrings), these little touches instantly add glamour.
Depending on the neckline (and other decorative accents) of the dress, determine which types of jewelry look best.
For example, since the dress featured here has a high, round neckline with a big bow on the front, I decided to pair it with earrings and a ring only (rather than a necklace). In addition to which, since the dress has long-sleeves, there was no reason to wear a watch or bracelet, since they wouldn’t be visible.
Tweed Accessories Add a Classic Touch
One of the most elegant fabrics to wear in Fall is tweed. This soft, touchable wool material looks exquisite as a ladylike purse with a chain strap. As an example, a pink tweed bag instantly adds a classic vibe to the outfit.
Use Makeup To Highlight Your Features
Whether you opt for a creamy pink lipstick to play up your pout or shimmery champagne-colored eyeshadow to bring light to your eyes, remember that your makeup should be used to highlight your best features. Radiant, glowing skin is always in – so use a light, dewy BB Cream to enhance your skin. Finish by dusting a glow-boosting highlighter on the cheekbones.
Play Up The Romance with Your Hair
Full bouncy curls, soft tousled waves, and even girly braids are all great ways to play up the look of romance with your hair. Other easy ways to add a magical feel to your look is with whimsical hair accessories, such as a sparkly headband or pearl barrette.
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