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Stock Your Closet With The Top Trending Dress Colors For The New Year

We don’t love the phrase ‘New Year, New You’, but we do love new trending dress colors that make us feel instantly amazing! If you do too, you’re in the right place because we’ve done the research for you. According to the runways, we’re in for quite the rainbow of colorways in 2024. Barbie-inspired fuchsia will make way for softer hues with lots of millennial pink. Purple will claim a comeback with delicate shades of lavender. Brighter tones include every shade of orange, ruby red, and canary yellow. Meanwhile, calmer palettes will appear in the form of pale blue, snow white, and steel grey. Finally, both forest and pistachio green will have a huge moment in 2024. We predict lighter shades for spring/summer, with darker tones for autumn/winter. So without further ado, let’s reveal the dresses. Oh, didn’t we mention? We’ve created this irresistible edit for you too…

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Top Trending Dress Colors = Millennial Pink and Pretty Pistachio Green

Of all the trending dress colors we’ve seen for 2024, two stood out as front runners! Millennial pink and pistachio green are both soft and chic, but also wonderfully playful. With that in mind, we can’t wait to slip into the Angelique dress by Doen. The ideal day dress, you can pair it with everything from boots to flats to kitten heels. Looking for inspo? Try the beautiful bow-embellished Margot 80 Moire mules by Loeffler Randall with the Media Milano leather top handle bag by Valextra.

Meanwhile, when those dressier events start appearing on your calendar (hello spring/summer weddings!) we’ll be ready and waiting in the Matchmaker gather silk mini dress by Zimmermann. Firstly, with its sharp sweetheart neckline, structured bodice, and unique box pleated mini skirt, this dress is a sculptural masterpiece. Secondly, we can’t wait to dress it up with the perfect shoes and bag! So, go against the curve and pair this bold silhouette with the Carla Mary Jane flats by Gianvitto Rossi and the Hourglass XS velvet tote by Balenciaga. It’s giving stylish off-duty ballerina and we’re obsessed!

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  • REBECCA VALLANCE Chiara Midi Dress

  • ZIMMERMANN Matchmaker Gathered Silk And Wool-blend Mini Dress

  • ALEX PERRY Draped Velvet Midi Dress

  • SPELL Ocean Gown Blue

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Tia Mini Dress

  • RONNY KOBO Quinne Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Annika Red Mini Dress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Shai Pink Mini Dress

  • ONLY HEARTS Shine On Slip Dress

  • FREE-EST Ruffle It Up Midi Dress

  • NORMA KAMALI Walter Midi Dress

  • CULT GAIA Akaia Dress

  • ZIMMERMANN Alight Cotton Wrap Dress

  • DÔEN Paulina Dress

  • DÔEN Angelique Dress

  • STINE GOYA Promise Floral Asymmetric Neck Velvet Midi Slipdress

  • FOR LOVE & LEMONS Candice Silver Mini Dress

  • GALVAN Orion Embellished Stretch-knit Gown

  • STAUD Stormi Side-slit Tulle Maxi Dress

  • ULLA JOHNSON Cornelia Ruched-side Velvet Midi Dress

  • BOTTEGA VENETA Chain-embellished Draped Knitted Dress

  • SIR. Aries Lace-trimmed Silk Maxi Dress

  • DVF Grey Apollo Dress

  • AREA Crystal Embellished Mini Dress


Classic Trending Dress Colors For A Chic Year Ahead

Rocking trending dress colors doesn’t mean you need a closet full of bright or adventurous hues. As we look ahead to 2024, there are plenty of timeless shades sitting amongst the more playful palettes and they’re just as stunning. For example, embracing classic ruby red is the Chiara midi dress by Rebecca Vallance. Firstly, red has been having its winter 2023 moment but, happily, will continue to shine over the next twelve months too. Secondly, slip into this stunning off-shoulder silhouette for drinks and date nights, and pair it will equally elegant heels and a bag. We recommend the Liz mirrored leather pumps by Paris Texas, and the small Horsebit chain leather shoulder bag by Gucci.

And finally, since you can never go wrong with a little white dress for your weekend evening plans, put the Akaia dress by Cult Gaia at the top of your New Year wishlist. This fitted white mini dress with a unique split collar neckline is elegance in a dress. Make the most of that and pair it with chic accessories like the Hot Chick 100 scalloped leather pumps and Alltime leather shoulder bag by Valentino.

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