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What To Wear With Burgundy

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Burgundy is a classic fall and holiday color so I love wearing it during this time of year! Every October, I get so excited to pull out clothing and accessories in rich colors and deep autumn hues like forest greens, warm marigolds, and deep blues. One of my most beloved fall colors is burgundy and all its variants from merlot to berry to oxblood. Burgundy goes fabulously with all the above fall colors I mentioned as well as with black and chocolate browns so it’s really easy to incorporate burgundy into your fall and winter wardrobe and to invest in burgundy pieces as they are so versatile. In this post, I’m sharing what to wear with burgundy with a spotlight on this pretty burgundy + coral floral dress I snapped away last month in Hudson Valley, NY when we were visiting for a wedding.

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What To Wear With Burgundy

So, you might be thinking “hmmmm, what to wear with burgundy?” Well, I have some thoughts on this! For the fall, I absolutely love burgundy paired with other strong, rich colors like navy and chocolate brown. This makes for a very smart, strong autumn look. Burgundy can just as easily be a little pop in an outfit with a purse or a bootie or a main aspect of an outfit with burgundy skinny jeans (I love to wear burgundy jeans!) or a burgundy dress. Also for fall, I love burgundy paired with more subtle neutral colors like blues, white, and camel. Lastly, I think burgundy pairs beautifully with other burgundy hues for a chic tone on tone look. I attempted that a bit in my outfit in this post with my dusty pink loafers (similar for less)… they aren’t burgundy but still give the tone on tone effect.

For winter, I like dressing burgundy up by pairing it with black or gold. I especially love adding in elements of gold to a burgundy winter outfit around the holidays. A gold purse or a blouse with metallic lurex detailing is a perfect way to achieve this to make for a super stylish outfit! In terms of black, you really can’t go wrong with adding black on with any burgundy outfit… it all looks fantastic. A black coat, black leather jacket, black over the knee boots, or a black belt – you name it!

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My Burgundy Outfit Details

I wore this casual outfit for a day out exploring Hudson Valley. Hudson Valley is dotted with different little towns so there is a lot to discover. One of my favorite parts of exploring was taking in the gorgeous landscapes between each town. We drove through mountains and hills that were marked by early signs of fall foliage as well as valleys with beautiful surprises like this sunflower field.

On this particular day, we spent the entire day out and about so I brought along a denim jacket (this one!) for the morning and the evening. A brown leather jacket (this one!) or camel suede jacket (this one – as seen on me here!) would have been a chic addition to this outfit as well. I carried a roomy rattan purse so I could carry all my daily necessities and any treasures I picked up throughout the day. Also, I wore my favorite soft, creamy leather loafers, which are so comfortable for a day of walking.

I immediately fell head over heels for this blooming floral dress because the burgundy floral print is so die for, the cotton is so soft, and it has pockets (you know how I feel about pockets!). The ruffled tiers on the dress add a sweet feminine element and give the midi dress a lovely flounce.

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Shop My Favorite Burgundy Fashion

There are so many gorgeous burgundy pieces out right now that I simply love! From my top sneakers of choice to must-have burgundy beauty items, there is a burgundy piece for everyone!

01Corduroy Mini Skirt

This Bordeaux skirt in cozy corduroy works effortlessly with loafers or over the knee boots.
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02Pleated Midi Skirt

Wear this skirt to work or on a date! It’s so versatile. It flits and flutters beautifully too.
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03Sweater Dress

This fit and flare sweater dress is as comfortable as it is cute!
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04Tiered Dress

This dress has it all: a waist bow tie, ruffle embellishments, a tiered skirt, and a vintage-y feel.
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05Plaid Shirt

A boyfriend inspired plaid shirt is a great everyday basic for fall.
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06Chiffon Top

This is such a pretty burgundy top for fall. I adore the flattering smocking at the neck and cuffs.
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07V-Neck T-Shirt

Your favorite vintage cotton t-shirt in burgundy… I think yes!
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08Fleece Turtleneck

I’m a huge Dudley Stephens fan so I’m all in for their new burgundy color! American made from recycled yarn.
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09Cashmere Sweater

Cozy cashmere sweaters are a fall wardrobe staple. This one is to die for in burgundy!
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10Lace Collar Sweater

No one can take a classic sweater and add a sweet lace touch quite like J.Crew!
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11Quilted Jacket

This quilted jacket boasts timeless appeal with refined details like the corduroy collar and plaid lining.
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12Faux Fur Coat

It doesn’t get more beautiful than a burgundy faux fur! I picture this with jeans and a tee or over a great black dress.
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13Velvet Jeans

These high waisted velvet skinny jeans in ‘Gooseberry’ are an über fun alternative to blue jeans.
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14Coated Jeans

These skinny jeans are so great because they have a liquid-shine coating for the sleek look of leather with the stretchy comfort of denim.
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15Tote Bag

I’m always a sucker for a purse with a great structure so I love this bag. It has an inner suede drawstring pouch that keeps essentials safe.
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16Bucket Bag

Cuyana makes the most stunning and soft pebbled leather. This wine-colored bucket bag is no exception!
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17Suede Booties

My heart skips a beat for these mulberry booties. I love the hight of the everyday heel and the polished almond shaped toe.
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18Chic Sneakers

These hip Veja sneakers with burgundy detailing = the ultimate fall comfort shoe. Pair with cropped jeans for an effortless look.
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19Block Heel Pump

These under $100 block heel pumps are just what the doctor ordered for fall workwear and daytime window shopping.
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20Smoking Slippers

These velvet smoking slippers are so comfortable and delicious! Loafer lovers need these for fall.
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21Sunglasses

These round frame burgundy sunglasses are effortlessly cool.
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22Velvet Hair Tie

Up your ponytail game with this rich velvet hair bow. Hair accessories are fall’s must-have extra!
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23Cashmere Scarf

Stay extra bundled this season with a yummy cashmere ribbed scarf.
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24Suede Belt

I love that belts are back in a major way. A burgundy belt is a subtle way to add fall’s IT color to any outfit.
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25Nail Polish

Add a pop of fall’s richest color to your nails with this gorgeous nail polish, ‘My Old Flame.’
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26Lipstick

Quite possibly my favorite lipstick – it leaves my lips moisturized instead of dry. It’s so creamy!
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Dress / Purse / Loafers (similar for less)

Photography by Edwin Eversole

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