Forgot hi-shine gold and silver – the new way to wear a hint of metallic has arrived and it’s oh-so subtle. Champagne is over-taking blush as a new neutral shade that looks fresh and exciting. It’s much like wearing gold but in a softer, more romantic hue – this suits an array of formal occasions. This luminous shade has emerged as a new favorite for the season ahead. Alongside similar muted tones, champagne just brings out the wearer’s glow. It creates an almost blended and seamless look. It allows the focus to be on the detail and tailoring of your chosen piece. We’re looking at 5 of our favorite champagne colored formal dresses. Coupled up with couture level design, these gowns fuse color and design trends together. They display the best in current fashion, perfect for winter balls, dances and beyond. The best part is the champagne suits every skin tone and is simply a glowy tint to surround yourself in. This effortless tone brings out everyone’s beauty, and looks stunning on the very pale to the deepest dark. We’ve selected a versatile mixture of evening gowns that are made to be figure-enhancing. They’re tailored to make the most of your shape and you should choose based on body type. You’ll find one of our top 5 to flattering you. Top 5 Champagne DressesChampagne Gold Fitted Cap Sleeve Lace Dress 28650 This elegant cap sleeve dress has a gorgeous bateau neckline that shows off just a slither of shoulder bone. The gentle silhouette just grazes your curves to highlight them. This creates a sophisticated shape that is subtly sexy. Covered in lace, this deep champagne colored dress has so much texture. It’s studded with gold bead-work all over, create a gilded finishing touch. The dress flares at the end in a natural way, allowing movement and added a balanced tail. This timeless design still has a contemporary feel due to its detail and color. It strikes an elegant balance between classic and modern. This will suit many formal events including weddings and balls. We suggest pairing this with gold metallic heels and a statement gold clutch. Take things up a gear with a formal chignon hairstyle and metal-look gold nails. Bronze smokey eye makeup is the perfect finishing touch. Champagne Strapless Pleated Bodice Evening Gown 40761 This strapless pleated dress is enough to make any jaw drop. The cross-over bodice features folded fabric that dips into a classic sweetheart neckline. From the end of the bodice, the skirt’s pleating begins. Layers of artfully placed pleats give this a fashion-forward deconstructed feel. The open slit front allows a peek of leg to show through. The fabric has a light metallic sheen, creating a luminous champagne tone that is so unique. From behind, the pleated layers cascade into a train, creating drama and formality. The overall shape places a focus on your waist with a fitted bodice. It highlights an hourglass look that is generally flattering. We love the idea of pairing this with a pop of pink. Opt for blush hued single strap heels and a blush clutch. Add rose gold chandelier earrings and a pale pink lipstick. Champagne Embroidered Evening Gown with Cape 50190 Cape up in this delicate light golden gown this has so much liquidity. The cape drapes beautifully over the shoulders, attached via a sheer strap to the bodice. It flows down the back in pleats, all the way to the ground. This unique cape is not the only highlight of this amazing gown. It features a white lace overlay and embellished belted waist. The overlay becomes more apparent as it separates from the under skirt. This creates a three dimensional final look on the skirt that is so layered and attention-grabbing. It has a soft look with copious amounts of flowing fabric, making for a floaty and delicate finish. This ultra feminine dress is such a show-stopper. Pair this up with white leather accessories to match the lace. Add white strappy heels and a soft white envelope clutch bag. Wear your hair in loose waves with pearl earrings. Champagne Plunging Neckline Layered Ballgown 55210 This voluminous ball gown will float across any dance-floor with grace. The design includes a plunging neckline, and from the bodice, layers of fabric that fall from short to long. These layers tumble down to the floor. This creates a layered-up skirt that has all the wow factor of a traditional ball gown. The silhouette is immediately striking and original. The fabric is lightly striped, adding another graphic twist to the look. A slightly ruched bodice and belted waistline will flatter every figure. The champagne color is bordering on a blush hue, mixing the best of these pretty pale tones in harmony. If you want to make a big impact at any formal, this gown is a no-fail choice. We love the idea of wearing this with a gold sequin clutch or statement gold purse. Add muted matte gold heels and wear your hair in a half up-do. A mermaid braid would work perfectly too, as would a classic French manicure. Champagne Embellished Bodice Sleeveless Evening Gown 27377 This light sleeveless dress has all the effervescent fizz of a freshly opened bottle of bubbly. The bodice has a sheer high neckline which offers a peek of a sweetheart shape beneath. It’s covered in opulent golden embellishment that also punctuate the waistline. The skirt of this dress is minimalist in comparison. Crafted from a fabric with a glossy sheen, the champagne color and the natural glossy look is enough to highlight you. It’s tailored to gently hug your curves before flaring towards the floor. From behind, this design shows off a gorgeous open back that is framed with more sheer fabric and embellishment. The skirt flares even more dramatically at the back. It creates a stunning mermaid shape that is famously flattering. Wear this dress with contrasting silver heels and a silver bracelet or mirror clutch. Add cat-eye flick makeup or opt for a vibrant orange-red lipstick. Wear your hair in a tucked bun for ultimate elegance.