Amal Clooney's Burgundy Dresses Are The Perfect Update To Your All-Black Lineup
Regardless of your wardrobe, it's easy to fall into a style rut as soon as cold-weather season hits. Read: wearing color feels like a chore. That's why your first step in adding some life to your fall and winter lineup should start with a few cues from Amal Clooney's burgundy dresses.
Clooney isn't afraid to wear with a pop of color — who could forget her bright-yellow dress at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding? — but, lately, she's been playing favorites with a rich, burgundy hue in a handful of dresses and jumpsuits.
While the average person's calendar may not be chalk full of red carpet events, movie premieres, and galas galore, fall and winter also mean company parties, family gatherings, and other social happenings that require dressy attire. What used to call for your over-worn little black dress, can now be the perfect excuse to play around with a celebrity-inspired outfit formula — and an easy one at that.
In the spirit of shaking things up this fall (your black sweater and jeans could use a little break), scroll through for Clooney's very-best burgundy outfits. And, if you're looking to cop her look yourself, The Zoe Report rounded up the prettiest burgundy picks on the market right now — all inspired by Clooney's epic wardrobe.
The Velvet Dress
In June, Clooney was photographed in a burgundy, velvet gown at the WAAAUB UK Chapter Gala Dinner in London. The dress featured a stunningly simple silhouette, which she glamorized with her voluminous, old Hollywood-inspired waves and chandelier earrings.
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The ties on each shoulder, along with the wrap-style waist, give this simple gown a whimsical touch.
Strapless Ruched Velvet Formal Gown Dress
The slightly lifted hem of this strapless, velvet dress allows just enough room for your favorite pair of heels to peek through. Pair it with jewel-embellished pumps and matching earrings for a flashy addition.
Jumpsuits provide all the comfort of pants, while still remaining just as sophisticated as a dress. This one-piece-wonder is perfect for dancing the night away, or giving your legs a little extra warmth while hitting the town on a brisk, fall evening.
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Drew Plunging Illusion Jumpsuit
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The plunging neckline makes a major statement with this wide-leg jumpsuit. Keep it subtle with minimal jewelry, a sleek, high ponytail and metallic heels for drinks, date night, or dinner with friends.
Wide Leg Jumpsuit With Tie Waist
Keep it casual with this soft, ribbed jumpsuit. Layer it under your favorite denim jacket and sneakers for a relaxed work outfit (or to even make running errands a little more stylish).
Overalls are everywhere this season, and this sophisticated take on a '90s classic is versatile enough to wear day or night. Wear them with a white t-shirt and boots at work, then throw on a black-mesh top before heading out at night.
The Embellished Dress
Amal Clooney is no stranger to a little sparkle. Following the 2018 Met Gala in New York City, Clooney made a quick change and headed to the after party in a long-sleeve, burgundy gown topped with plenty of embellishments. Clooney paired the statement dress with a matching satin clutch and her signature loose waves.
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Agnes Bead-Embellished Velvet Dress
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Wear this beaded midi with silver accents like heeled sandals, jewelry, or even a chic hair accessory.
Embellished Scoop Back Gown
Go full on glitz with this head-to-toe sparkly number, inspired by Clooney herself. Make the dress the star of the show by foregoing all jewelry (except maybe small studs), and opting for a middle-parted, pulled-back bun.