If the wedding invites are still rolling in after the fabulous weather is done it’s time to consider trying a dress you can wear during these cooler seasons. Think something long and dramatic. There is no need to completely abandon colour, but make sure it’s subtle and not too vibrant. Fall and Winter are seasons of darker colours and luxurious fabrics. And when I say “try” what I really mean is rent because why buy a dress when you can rent one? Rent Frock Repeat has your perfect winter wedding dresses so you’ll never have to “invest” again. black gown, formal gown, what to wear to a wedding, black dress, designer dress, dress rental toronto, toronto, how to accessorize a designer dress, Nika, embellished dress This Black Long Sleeve Gown with Silver Flower Detail by Nika will capture that winter drama you are looking for. It’s an ever-flattering black dress, but the detail is what makes it special. The frock features silver flower appliqué on both the shoulder and hip. The hip detail extends around the waist to offer a view from behind. Make a grand entrance and an exit as well in this dress. It’s a formal number, making it perfect for a black-tie wedding or a swanky work function.

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If you desire an edgy look with this dress start with sleek black pumps. You can never go wrong with a classic black pump. These CASADEI ‘Blade’ Pumps are super sleek with their thin heel and subtle lining. Accessorize with silver hardware to match the flower appliqué. A cuff-style bracelet is an easy way to add edge to any look. We like this Jigsaw Made Yuu Ya Wide Cuff and its rustic texture. Match the silver tone with stud earrings. Something simple like these SANDY BEACH STUD EARRINGS by Karen Kane will work. As for hair, a high ponytail will look trendy while a low pony will read more sophisticated. Both styles will work with this dress. When doing your make-up you can either focus on emphasizing your eyes or lips. Red and black is a bold colour combo, so opt for a red lip if you’re choosing to focus on the lips. This Semi Matte Lipstick in ‘Jungle Red’ by NARS is perfect for a rich colour without too much glossiness.

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If you’d like to achieve a sexier look with this frock look for a black strappy heel. These Black Alys Heels by Alexander White are just sexy enough without being too over-the-top. Drop earrings are a great accessory to this dress. Look for something silver and sparkly. We love these Bling Jewelry Fancy Clear CZ Triple Teardrop Chandelier Earrings from Bling Jewelry. The teardrop design is classy and this style of earring is trending on the red carpet. A smokey eye is guaranteed sexy. Stick with a black/silver palette to match the dress. Don’t shy away from using the blackest black mascara. Keep lips nude with a lipstick like the Yves Saint Laurent ‘ROUGE PUR COUTURE’ Satin Radiance. Add a clear gloss on top for some shine. Which look would you go for with this dress? Where would you rock this frock? Share your comments below or find us on Twitter @RentfrockRepeat.

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