What Color Shoes to Wear With a Beige Dress

A bold shoe can make a biege dress stand out.

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Do you like all eyes to be on you when you walk into a room? You don't need to wear bright colors and patterns to be the center of attention; a beige dress can be the perfect backdrop for a variety of colored and textured shoes that can make a stronger statement than a bolder outfit. From nude to metallic to snakeskin to bright colors, almost any shoe works with a beige dress.

Find Your Match

You can choose a shoe that matches your dress. This can be a rich look, especially if you add a touch of color in your belt or other accessories. You also can pick a neutral shoe in the same color family but a little darker, which gives you an elegant look.

Go for the Gold

A gold shoe or a metallic option like pewter or bronze is a good choice to accent a beige dress. Look for strappy sandals, pumps or booties in one of these finishes to create a very modern feel to your dress. Another option is to go for a textured shoe, such as one made from snakeskin.

Be Bold

What could be better than using your beige dress as a backdrop to show off your striking shoe collection? If you have red, green, bright blue or pink shoes, pairing them with a beige dress makes a strong statement. Also consider a deep brown shoe or one in wine or cognac.

Back in Black and White

A black shoe works with a beige dress, but choose the style wisely. For instance, a heavy style such as a boot or closed-toe pump can be appropriate for winter. For summer, look for a black sandal, sling back or peep-toe style. A white shoe can also look fresh, especially in the warmer weather. Try experimenting with different shoe styles, colors and types, and see how changing up your shoes can alter the overall effect of your outfit.

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