How to Wear an Emerald Green Evening Dress?

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Emerald green is a stunning, versatile colour that exudes elegance and sophistication. We are totally obsessed, and judging by how quickly these stunners are flying off the shelves, you're just as smitten! Whether you're a seasoned green goddess or dipping your toes into this verdant wonderland for the first time, we've got your back. Check out our edit of unique emerald green dresses, or shop by length to explore short, midi, and maxi styles. Let’s start the styling!

In this article:

  • Choosing the Perfect Emerald Green Evening Dress

Choosing the Perfect Emerald Green Evening Dress

First things first, let's talk about finding the one. You know, that dress that makes you feel like you could conquer the world (or at least the dance floor). Here's what to keep in mind when choosing the gown:

1. Know your greens: There's a whole world of emeralds out there! From deep forest vibes to bright jewel tones, find the shade that makes your skin glow. Cooler skin tones often look best in blue-based emerald greens; while warmer skin tones, from our experience, can shine better in yellow-based emerald greens.

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2. Fabric is everything: Silk for that liquid gold feel, velvet for winter glamour, or chiffon for a floaty summer goddess look. Choose what feels amazing on you!

3. Silhouette central:

girl in a beautiful green elegant dress

A-Line Dresses

A-line dresses are universally flattering, fitting at the waist and gradually widening towards the hem. They are perfect for creating an elegant and timeless look.

Mermaid Dresses

Love your curves? Go mermaid. This style accentuates your curves and adds a dramatic touch to your ensemble.

Sheath Dresses

For a sleek modern vibe, you can't go wrong with a sheath. Sheath dresses are sleek and form-fitting, hugging your body’s natural shape.

Pro tip: Don't be afraid to try on styles you wouldn't usually pick. I found my dream dress this way, and it was SO not what I expected to love!

What Colours Complement an Emerald Green Dress?

Now, let's talk about making that green pop! Here are our ride-or-die colour combos(you can refer to these colours for choosing the coordinated accessories and shoes):

1. Metallic magic: Gold or rose gold is ride-or-die. It warms up the green and would make you feel like you should be sipping champagne on a yacht. Silver? It'll give your look a cool, modern edge that's totally fresh.

emerald green & silver

2. Neutral but never boring: Black is classic for a reason - it'll let that gorgeous green be the star of the show. White creates a crisp, fresh look that's perfect for summer events. And nude? It's subtle, sophisticated, and lets you shine.

emerald green & neutral

3. Bold and beautiful: Lighter green paired with emerald green will have you feeling like royalty. And navy, purple, pink? They can create an unexpected combo that'll turn heads in the best way possible.

emerald green & silver

Pro tip: When in doubt, go for gold. It's like green's BFF – they always look amazing together!

emerald green & gold

Can I Wear Emerald Green to a Wedding?

Yes, emerald green is versatile and can be worn to weddings, galas, and black-tie affairs. If you're interested in shopping for emerald green wedding guest dresses, check out our collection here. We also have new green dresses and plus size dark green dresses.

Top Picked Emerald Green Dresses

Here are our top picks for various formal events:

Emerald Green Dresses for Black-tie Gala

Floor-length green gown with diamond drops can make a movie star moment!

Satin Pleated High-Slit V-Neck Spaghetti Strap Evening Dress

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Elegant Sequin V Neck High Slit Evening Dress

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Emerald Green Dresses for Wedding Guests

Chiffon green midis with gold accents are dance-floor ready!

Long Sleeve Chiffon Midi Glitter Dress
empire waist applique dress

Emerald Green Dresses for Cocktail Parties

Wrap dress with statement earrings exudes sophistication!

lace evening gown

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Sleeveless Sheath Dress

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Emerald Green Dresses for Winter Events

Long-sleeved sequins with a faux fur stole. Bring on the drama!

Sparkly Long Sleeve Formal Fown
Sequin Dip Hem Long Sleeve Dress

Just remember to check the dress code, but don't be afraid to stand out in your emerald elegance!

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