Celeb Style: Bright-Colored Dresses

Celeb Style: Bright Colored DressesBright and BeautifulAs you prep your wardrobe for the endless rounds of holiday parties and dinners, inject a little color. Think beyond basic black and opt for bold brights. We are talking electric blues, yellows and pinks, as worn by Mary J. Blige. Check out how your favorite celebs wear this trend and read our helpful tips on how to make it yours. Accessorize your brights simply: with crystal earrings and a cuff, as Mary J. Blige does here.Bright and BeautifulThink pink like Cassie. This electric tone works well for fun functions.Bright and BeautifulThis haute pink hue, here on Ashanti, looks sassy, stylish and sexy for more formal events.Bright and BeautifulDare to go there with dual-toned brights, as First Lady Michelle Obama, wears here.Bright and BeautifulBring the drama and the glamour in a bright pink number like Wendy Williams.Bright and BeautifulThe glow isn't just a result of those pearly whites, but the brilliant bright of this pink gown.Bright and BeautifulA pretty hue like allows you to have even more fun with shapes, like the rosettes that make up Chrisette Michelle's strapless number.Bright and BeautifulRed looks ravishing with a subtle red lip as Gabriel Union demonstrates.Bright and BeautifulDeeper brights, like Jennifer Hudson's wrap dress pair beautifully with opaque tights.Bright and BeautifulCherry red looks as sweet as pie on Garcelle Beauvais. Try a one-shoulder dress like hers for even more glam.Bright and BeautifulLooking this fierce in a bold, red hue, gives Beyonce a lot to smile about.Bright and BeautifulAs Sanaa Lathan proves, bright's don't only work for short cocktail dresses-gorgeous gowns look just as good in electric shades.Bright and BeautifulTake things a step further, like Tina Knowles, and pair your brights with a funky print like leopard pumps.Bright and BeautifulEmbellishments, like the ruffled shoulder on Chanel Iman's bold bright dress, elevate your ensemble.Bright and BeautifulA nude lip and simple hoops, like Rihanna's, are another way to let brights shine in your ensemble.Bright and BeautifulAnika Noni Rose is a buxom beauty in this sorbet colored dress with a plunging neckline.Bright and BeautifulAre you bold enough to rock a figure hugging number like Kimora Lee Simmons'? Then opt for a flattering bright hue like this bright lilac.Bright and BeautifulUp the glam factor, like Naomi Campbell does in this bright purple number, by adding a fabulous fur to your bright ensemble.Bright and BeautifulPeep Keshia Whitaker's gold peep-toe pumps? Take notes: this is a fab option to pair with brights.Bright and BeautifulGunmetal gray accessories, like the ones wore by Fantasia, make a great compliment to brights.Bright and BeautifulElectric blue is the right hue for Deborah Cox and could work just as well for you. Opt for a draping silky, satin fabric like this for more glam.Bright and BeautifulTake advantage of bold bright hues and opt for dresses with strong shapes, like Ciara's.Bright and BeautifulA bold, print headscarf elevates the chic factor. Exhibit A: Alek Wek's fierce ensemble.Bright and BeautifulComplement your bright dress with an equally bright accessory, like Jordin Sparks does here with an orange clutch.Bright and BeautifulDo the right thing, like Amber Riley, and keep accessories to minimum or go without.Bright and BeautifulRuffles, like these on Brandy's dress, sweeten a bright number.Bright and BeautifulAs usual, legendary model Iman looks stunning on the red carpet. Add the electric green hue of this gown to the list of reasons why.Bright and BeautifulKeep earrings, bracelets and shoes chic and simple-like Brandy's-in this sultry bright dress.Bright and BeautifulHave a rich, chocolate skin tone like Kelly Rowland? Don't be scared of tangerine hues like this. They complement your color.Bright and BeautifulSolange shows us how it's really done, with tonal accessories and bright purple lipstick that matches her shoes!Bright and BeautifulFeel free to forgo jewelry like Jessica White. Colors this bold need nothing else to make a statement.Bright and BeautifulKyla Pratt shines as brightly as her gown.Bright and BeautifulJoy Bryant looks positively radiant in this strapless, floor skimming number. Here's what you had to say: Felicia commented via Facebook:"The brighter and bolder, the better for me!" Malinda wrote via Facebook: "I love bold, bright colors. They enhance my dark skin!"

As you prep your wardrobe for the endless rounds of holiday parties and dinners, inject a little color. Think beyond basic black and opt for bold brights. We are talking electric blues, yellows and pinks, as worn by Mary J. Blige. Check out how your favorite celebs wear this trend and read our helpful tips on how to make it yours. Accessorize your brights simply: with crystal earrings and a cuff, as Mary J. Blige does here.

Think pink like Cassie. This electric tone works well for fun functions.

This haute pink hue, here on Ashanti, looks sassy, stylish and sexy for more formal events.

Dare to go there with dual-toned brights, as First Lady Michelle Obama, wears here.

Bring the drama and the glamour in a bright pink number like Wendy Williams.

The glow isn't just a result of those pearly whites, but the brilliant bright of this pink gown.

A pretty hue like allows you to have even more fun with shapes, like the rosettes that make up Chrisette Michelle's strapless number.

Red looks ravishing with a subtle red lip as Gabriel Union demonstrates.

Deeper brights, like Jennifer Hudson's wrap dress pair beautifully with opaque tights.

Cherry red looks as sweet as pie on Garcelle Beauvais. Try a one-shoulder dress like hers for even more glam.

Looking this fierce in a bold, red hue, gives Beyonce a lot to smile about.

As Sanaa Lathan proves, bright's don't only work for short cocktail dresses-gorgeous gowns look just as good in electric shades.

Take things a step further, like Tina Knowles, and pair your brights with a funky print like leopard pumps.

Embellishments, like the ruffled shoulder on Chanel Iman's bold bright dress, elevate your ensemble.

A nude lip and simple hoops, like Rihanna's, are another way to let brights shine in your ensemble.

Anika Noni Rose is a buxom beauty in this sorbet colored dress with a plunging neckline.

Are you bold enough to rock a figure hugging number like Kimora Lee Simmons'? Then opt for a flattering bright hue like this bright lilac.

Up the glam factor, like Naomi Campbell does in this bright purple number, by adding a fabulous fur to your bright ensemble.

Peep Keshia Whitaker's gold peep-toe pumps? Take notes: this is a fab option to pair with brights.

Gunmetal gray accessories, like the ones wore by Fantasia, make a great compliment to brights.

Electric blue is the right hue for Deborah Cox and could work just as well for you. Opt for a draping silky, satin fabric like this for more glam.

Take advantage of bold bright hues and opt for dresses with strong shapes, like Ciara's.

A bold, print headscarf elevates the chic factor. Exhibit A: Alek Wek's fierce ensemble.

Complement your bright dress with an equally bright accessory, like Jordin Sparks does here with an orange clutch.

Do the right thing, like Amber Riley, and keep accessories to minimum or go without.

Ruffles, like these on Brandy's dress, sweeten a bright number.

As usual, legendary model Iman looks stunning on the red carpet. Add the electric green hue of this gown to the list of reasons why.

Keep earrings, bracelets and shoes chic and simple-like Brandy's-in this sultry bright dress.

Have a rich, chocolate skin tone like Kelly Rowland? Don't be scared of tangerine hues like this. They complement your color.

Solange shows us how it's really done, with tonal accessories and bright purple lipstick that matches her shoes!

Feel free to forgo jewelry like Jessica White. Colors this bold need nothing else to make a statement.

Kyla Pratt shines as brightly as her gown.

Joy Bryant looks positively radiant in this strapless, floor skimming number.

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