Bridal Color Trend: Marigold for Your Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

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Unless you've been living under a rock, you've already seen Jennifer Lopez's stunning arrival at the Golden Globes in a chartreuse gown designed by Giambattista Valli, and Michelle Obama's marigold Narciso Rodriguez sheath dress at the State of the Union earlier this week. Both made powerful statements with such bold colors and dazzling silhouettes and Obama's Narciso Rodriguez dress sold out almost immediately. But if you happened to fall in love the with the warm yellow-orange tones and want to find a subtle way to incorporate the color scheme into your wedding, or engagement party, then look no further.

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A vintage 1970s couture silk gown is hard to find, but to find it in such an exquisite color like marigold is practically a miracle! The flowy silk chiffon and crepe make this a romantic option for a reception dress or engagement party. 1970s Couture Silk Crepe & Chiffon James Galanos Gown, $2,500, available at

This For Love and Lemons mini dress is definitely party-ready, but still harnesses the sweetness of the color in sheer panels with the softness of the embellished flower overlay. Just the right amount of '60s mod vibe for your rehearsal dinner or bridal shower. For Love and Lemons Sierra Mini Dress, $436, available at Asos

A high-waisted lace skirt is the perfect way to make this color trend versatile and subtle. Wear with a basic t-shirt and moto jacket for an edgy update on a refined piece. Monique Lhuillier Guipure Lace Pencil Skirt, $1,995, available at Moda Operandi

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A classic pointy toed slingback is the ideal, and subtle, way to rock any trend. And these Zara pumps are no exception. The heel is just high enough to wear with a gown so your dress won't be dragging, and would add a gorgeous dose of color. Or show off your fashionista side with these and a leather skirt and silk blouse for your bachelorette party. Mustard yellow high-heels, $29.99, Zara

If a dramatic maxi dress is the look you want for your rehearsal dinner, consider this light and flowing dress from Saloni. We love that it has a little tease of a front slit and a plunging deep-V back giving it a more sensual feel. Saloni Renee dress, $178.50, available at Shopbop

How gorgeously dramatic is this Oscar de la Renta dress? A fun take on an evening gown for your engagement party that will make jaws drop. Sweetheart lace and floral embroidered dress, $6,490, Oscar de la Renta at Moda Operandi

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