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5 Best Shoe Colors That Go With a Rust & Terracotta Dress

5 Best Shoe Colors That Go With a Rust & Terracotta Dress

Have you been invited to a party but don’t know what color shoes to wear with your rust or terracotta dress? If so, don’t worry: whether for a wedding or a more relaxed occasion, you will find here the best suggestions for an flawless look.

If you’ve been invited to a wedding and you’re looking for a discreet look, you can’t go wrong pairing your rust or terracotta dress with nude, silver, or gold shoes. But, instead, you can also wear white shoes for a casual party or black shoes for a formal event at night.

Next, I will explain what to consider before choosing the right shoe for you and the accessories colors (purse and jewelry) you can wear for a romantic and sophisticated look.

What color shoes go with a rust or terracotta dress?

Rust and terracotta dresses are trendy and have been a favorite choice for bridesmaids. In fact, this earthy tone is ideal for those looking for an elegant look without attracting too much attention.

If you don’t like flashy dresses, like hot pink, this can be the perfect choice to create a delicate look. In addition, they are perfect for daytime or evening parties, whether they are formal or casual.

Now, the question you may have when composing the look is about the shoe color that will match your rust or terracotta dress.

In this case, it’s always important to consider the occasion. For example, if you’ve been invited to be a bridesmaid, choosing a discreet shoe color is best. On the other hand, if it’s a formal party at night, it’s possible to dare a little more.

However, whether it’s a wedding or a more casual party, you’ll find the best shoe color suggestion here to look your best on that special day!

1. Nude or beige

If you want your rust or terracotta dress to be the star, a nude or beige shoe is the best choice! In fact, if you’ve been invited to be a bridesmaid and want a discreet option, then you can’t go wrong with a nude high heeled sandal.

This shoe color will perfectly match the delicacy of the earthy tone of your dress, giving you an elegant and highly romantic look, whether for a country or beach wedding.

In addition, choosing a nude sandal in a tone close to your skin will elongate your legs, making you look taller!

Woman in a terracotta dress with nude shoes
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Nude or beige shoes will go with everything regardless of the occasion or dress color, so make sure you always have a pair in your wardrobe.

About the purse that goes with this outfit, the neutrality of the nude tones allows various combinations.

For a more discreet look, opt for a gold or silver clutch. To dare a little more, you can choose a navy blue, hot pink, lilac, or, my favorite, emerald green clutch.

The simpler the jewelry, the better, with silver earrings being the perfect choice to complement any outfit. If you choose an emerald green clutch, match it with earrings with details in the same color for a flawless look!

Woman in a terracotta dress with nude shoes
Closet da May

2. Silver

As we saw above, a nude shoe will blend perfectly with the earth tones of your dress, creating that delicate and perfect look for the summer months.

However, you may want a more sophisticated shoe color while keeping your outfit discreet. In that case, there’s nothing better than choosing silver shoes!

Perfect for bridesmaids, it will match your rust or terracotta and anything in your closet!

In fact, its versatility makes it ideal for any occasion. For example, you can wear silver-heeled sandals for a wedding during the day or silver pointed toe heels for a glamorous evening party.

In this case, I like to keep the look harmonious by matching the shoe color with the jewelry and the purse! Thus, a silver clutch with silver jewelry is one of the simplest and most elegant ways to complement this outfit.

Women in terracotta dress with silver shoes
Closet da May

3. Gold

The earthy and autumnal tones of a rust or terracotta dress make it perfect for a country wedding. In fact, it creates a warm and romantic look, impossible to ignore!

For a more formal occasion during the day, you can choose a metallic shoe in a warmer tone, like gold. This shoe color perfectly matches your dress, giving you a luxurious and glamorous look.

Also, like nude or silver, this is a very versatile color, so you must have it in your closet! Whether for a rust, terracotta, or orange dress, strappy gold sandals will be an excellent option for a flawless and elegant look.

Regarding the other accessories, you can keep the look discreet with a gold clutch or add more contrast by choosing a purple clutch.

Finally, about the jewelry, you can’t go wrong when choosing gold or silver earrings, depending on your personal taste.

Are you looking for more inspiration to find the right jewelry, purses, or nail polish for your look? If so, you can read the article I wrote with the best color accessories suggestions to wear with a rust or terracotta dress.

Woman in terracotta dress with gold shoes
Closet da May

4. White

You can also match your rust or terracotta dress with white shoes for a light summer look.

Unlike nude or metallic shoes, this one will create a greater contrast with your dress. Yet, it is an excellent option for a casual party or even a countryside wedding.

However, if you have been invited to be a bridesmaid, the best option is a more discreet shoe color, such as nude, gold, or silver.

To complement this look, I would choose the simplicity of silver jewelry and a white or silver purse. If you want to dare a little more, you can create a romantic and feminine look with a light pink clutch!

Woman in terracotta dress with white shoes
Closet da May

5. Black

You can wear black shoes with just about anything, including your rust or terracotta dress! In fact, for a formal evening party, a black heel sandal will make you look elegant and glamorous.

However, this color will create greater contrast. So, if you want to keep your look delicate and the spotlight on your dress, opt for nude, beige, silver, or gold shoes instead.

Finally, I would choose a gold clutch and silver or gold jewelry to complement this evening outfit.

Terracotta dress with black shoes
Closet da May

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