15 Best Outfit Ideas for Halter Dress of Black, White & Red

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Wearing a halter dress is simple but it is not easy. It is simple because there is only a few number of ways to wear it. It is not easy because you better be in good shape to wear halter dresses which usually have form fitting cuttings. If you are already in great shape or you are need an extra push of motivation for getting in shape, this blog post is not going to disappoint you. I am about to show you some of the best ways to wear halter dresses of three popular colors: black, white and red. Let’s check out the ideas now and see which one fits your character better.

Black Halter Shift Dress with Strappy Heeled Sandals


One of the safest and most beautiful way to style a black halter dress is to pair it with black strappy heels. As long as you have a relative slim waistline, you really cannot go wrong with this minimal and elegant outfit.

Maxi Split Dress with Strappy Heels

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While showing off your long legs can create a refreshing, young and sexy look, wear a maxi dress will have a more mature feel. As an example, you can wear a black maxi split dress with strappy heels.

Black Scalloped Hem Dress with Floppy Hat

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A simple and plain black halter dress is a very classic and beautiful item by itself. But if you have the type of creative minds that are always looking for something fun and creative in everything that you wear, the outfit idea is for you. What can you really do to a halter dress to make it look different? I have two answers off the top of my mind: lace and scalloped hem. This outfit idea is a demonstration of the latter one. You can simply wear the black scalloped hem dress with with black ankle boots. Add a touch of artist feel with a black floppy hat. By the way, if you are interested in seeing more outfit ideas of similar hats, check out our blog post on black floppy hat outfit ideas.

Black Cold Shoulder Halter Dress with Loafers

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Sometimes, you will see a black halter dress that has flare sleeves which make it a cold shoulder dress. The dress here has a loose fitting cutting around the waist area which is kind of similar to a boho blouse. You can pair the black cold shoulder halter dress with strappy heeled sandals for the best result. Alternative, you can try something different by wearing black loafers as demonstrated in the picture.

Black Shift Dress with Strappy Heels

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Having mentioned that black halter dress matches strappy heels really well, the outfit takes the concept one step further by picking strappy heels that has the straps cover up to the mid-calf area. The outfit is very elegant and eye catching. You can check out outfit ideas of similar shoes by visiting our blog post on strappy heels.

Red Halter Maxi Dress with Silver Open-toe Heels

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Red is a really bright color that demands a lot of attention. For some people, they simply look awkward in red. For the charismatic ones who has that special charming and slightly aggressive character in them, red is going to amplify their attractiveness. For an elegant and mature look, you can choose a red halter maxi dress and pair it with silver open-toe heels. It is a stunning outfit that makes you shine without even requiring you to show much skin.

Red Dress with Nude Heeled Sandals & Statement Necklace

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Seems like I have mentioned quite a few halter dress outfit ideas without mentioning anything about accessories. This outfit shows you a good way to style a red halter shift dress with a statement necklace. Since you are now using a statement necklace to keep the focus at the upper part of your body, you may want to wear low-profile shoes like nude heeled sandals to avoid diluting the attention too much.

Red Bodycon Silk Dress with Sliver Heeled Sandals

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Uniqueness can be a good thing as long as you know what is the right amount that make give you the little edge. It can sometimes be achieved by the color, while other times achieved by the fabric. This outfit shows that a red silk dress can be very unique and beautiful looking. Not only is the fabric unique, the bodycon cutting also makes you stand out from the rest.

Red Fit and Flare Dress with White Sneakers

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When it comes to halter dress, I have to mention a refreshing and young looking version of it, which is the fit and flare dress. You can wear it in a cheerful and casual way by pair it with white sneakers.

Red Dress with Floral Heeled Sandals

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I put this outfit in the list simply to demonstrates how much difference the shoes can make to your entire look. Remember all those elegant looking outfits mentioned that involve the halter dress and the black or nude heels. Now, replace the shoes with floral heeled sandals and you instantly look more energetic and youthful.

Scalloped Hem White Halter Dress with Heeled Sandals

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Among the three colors I talk about in this blog post, black has to be the most popular color when it comes to the halter dress. Nevertheless, I will have to stand on the opposite side of the mainstream for this particular case. I just think that halter dresses look amazing in white. I think it may have something to do with the simplicity of the halter dress’s cutting and the pureness in the color of white that match flawlessly. As a chic looking white halter dress outfit, you can wear a scalloped hem dress with nude heels and a gold-and-white purse.

White Dress with Nude Heeled Sandals

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You really cannot go wrong with a white halter dress and nude shoes outfit. In the last outfit, we have explored a special scalloped hem look. For this one, you can see how a plain, standard white halter dress simply looks amazing with nude heeled sandals and a white purse.

White Halter Maxi Dress

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A longer white dress looks really nice too, though it has a more mature feel. You can pair this white halter maxi dress with silver heels or strappy heels.

White Backless Halter Dress with Heeled Sandals

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If you don’t mind showing a bit more skin in a cocktail party, this white backless halter dress is going to make you look absolutely sexy and beautiful. Don’t wear it unless you want to become the center of the party.

White Midi Dress with Grey Open-toe Heels

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For a more artistic look, you can wear a white midi dress with grey open-toe heels.

Having shared some of my favorite ways to wear halter dresses, I hope you will try and play around with these ideas and find the one to wear to your next party.