I would have never thought to wear a brown dress just a couple of years ago. With my skin being tan/medium/golden colored I truly believed selecting a brown dress would prove to be just plain ugly on me. I was paranoid it would clash with my skin tone. Boy, was I wrong about that one! Thank goodness, my sense of style and self-confidence has grown leaps and bounds since starting my blog almost four years ago. Now, I know that experimenting with fashion is so much fun. And, oftentimes you are surprised that something you thought would look just plain hideous years ago now looks awesome and stylish. Like in my case, wearing a brown colored dress.
The color brown looks great on almost everyone. It complements a variety of skin tones, hair colors, and eye colors. Now, that I have convinced you that you can wear a brown colored dress too (or make sure to comment below if you have loved brown dresses all of your life) what about shoes? My guess is that you are wondering what specific color of shoes to wear with a brown dress? This is definitely a great question because I wondered that too! Remember, how I mentioned how much fun it is to experiment when it comes to fashion? Well, let’s just say I did a lot of “experimenting” with pairing different colored shoes with a brown dress. I have done the homework for you.
Here is my list of favorites colors to pair with your g0-to brown dress:
White Colored Shoes
Whether it be bright white or off-white shoes they will make your brown dress pop. The contrast of the white against the brown dress is quite striking. Any shade of white in the spectrum will look just fabulous.
Black Colored Shoes
To make this pairing work, stick with lighter shades of brown dresses to pair with black shoes. Choosing a dark-colored brown dress with a black shoe will look too similar and perhaps off. Remember when wearing black shoes, choose a dress that is light brown. And, this my friend is the winning combination.
Brown Colored Shoes
Keep this one tip in mind when choosing brown colored shoes to go with your brown dress – make sure they are contrasting colors. This helpful tip will make sure there is visual interest to the look. If your dress is dark brown, choose tan brown shoes. If your dress is a light brown color, choose a chocolate brown pair of shoes.
Pink Colored Shoes
Pairing a light pink shoe with your brown dress will add a lot of flair to your look. You can channel your inner hippie with a pink shoe and brown dress combination. This was a popular color combination with women in the 1960s. Here are a few pink shoes that are quite cute and groovy!
Yellow Colored Shoes
Yellow shoes paired with a brown colored dress is a striking combination. The colors compliment each other so harmoniously. It has a natural earthy vibe that you can rock with any brown dress any day.