How to Wear Silk Dress: 16 Stunning Outfit Ideas

best silk dress outfit ideas

Silk dresses are perfect for formal events. Their shiny nature make them so eye catching. Also, due to the softness of silk, whether the cutting is skinny fit or loose fit, the dresses still reveal the curves of your body. Occasionally, there are some silk dresses that can be wore to work as well. I am going to talk about mainly formal occasion outfits, but also some work outfits and street outfits in this blog post. I have put together some of the best silk dress outfit ideas for you. Let’s check them out now.

Deep V Neck Grey Midi Silk Dress


To start off the list, I am going to talk about a relative low profile silk dress. This is a grey midi silk dress that can designed for semi-formal and formal occasions. You can simply wear it with black leather ankle boots to complete this minimal and comfortable looking outfit.

Red Scoop Neck Maxi Silk Dress

red scoop neck maxi silk dress

This red scoop neck maxi silk dress is fire. Like other silk dress, the fabric is so soft that it is going to reveal your curves, especially your waistline. The silk dress is not difficult to style, but it is difficult to wear for sure. But I hope that doesn’t discourage you, but instead motivate you to go jogging or go to the gym. Anyway, this silk dress is just so gorgeous that you can just wear it with open toe heels and let the dress shine.

Black Leather Jacket Over Silver Silk Wrap Mini Dress

black cardigan over silver silk wrap mini dress

This is an absolutely sexy silver silk mini dress. For the shoes, I would recommend you to wear a nude strappy heeled sandals to add some boho style to the outfit. To look even more chic, you can drape a black leather jacket over your shoulders.

Silver Maxi Silk Dress with Longline Silk Cardigan

silver maxi silk dress longline cardigan

For an elegant all-silver look, you can wear a silver maxi silk dress with a longline silver cardigan. Pair them with silver pointed toe heels to complete this unique and consistent look.

Red Deep V Neck Wrap Mini Dress

red deep v neck wrap mini dress

This stunning red deep v neck mini wrap dress is perfect for a beach photoshoot. It can really feature your curves yet it doesn’t require you to show as much skin as a bikini. Wearing a sexy dress like that is an alternative to wearing a breezy dress. It is hotness vs refreshing feel.

Red Deep V Neck Fit and Flare Dress

red deep v neck fit and flare dress

A fit and flare dress can often add some cuteness to your look. This particular red deep v neck fit and flare dress is a combination of sexiness and cuteness. You can simply wear it with black pointed toe heels and a black clutch bag to look simple yet amazing in a formal occasion.

Red Slip Silk Dress with Black Ankle Boots

red slip silk dress black ankle boots

Here is a street outfit to demonstrate how you can wear a silk dress casually. You can wear a cherry red slip silk dress with black leather ankle boots. Carry a casual black bag with you to tone down the formalness of the dress a little bit. Add a stylish touch by wearing a choker necklace.

High Split Silver Silk Dress

high split silver silk dress

A high split dress can often bring out the elegance in you. For example, wear a deep v neck high split silver silk dress for a formal party can make you look both sexy and classy. Creatively, you can wear the dress with a pair of grey fur heels to add an extra touch of elegance.

Silver Slip Silk Dress with Rose Gold Bomber Jacket

silver slip silk dress rose gold bomber jacket

This outfit is a classy gold and silver outfit. It is not always easy to wear gold and silver together, as you can look really awkward if the pieces don’t match well with each other. But for this outfit, the pieces seem to match perfectly. Simply wear a silver slip silk dress with silver pointed toe heels. Wear a rose gold bomber jacket and let it slip just below your shoulders to achieve an absolutely chic look.

Rose Gold Belted Midi Silk Dress

rose gold belted midi silk dress

This is a work outfit that looks dominant. It is a beautiful alternative to a black suit when you want to power dress. Simply wear the rose gold belted midi silk dress for a powerful look. Make sure you wear a black wide statement belt in order to look aggressive enough. Pair it with black heels and a black purse to complete this gold and black breath-taking look.

Green Deep V Neck Midi Silk Dress

green deep v neck midi silk dress

Compared to gold silk dress, this dress is a much less aggressive, more comfortable looking green midi silk dress. To keep the refreshing feel consistent, wear it with black strappy heeled sandals and a black purse.

White Fit and Flare Midi Silk Dress

white fit and flare midi silk dress

This white fit and flare silk dress is so adorable. You can simply wear it with red heels or white heels to achieve a breezy and lovely look. No accessories needed. Just keep it clean and simple to look the best.

Silver One Shoulder Long Silk Dress

silver one shoulder long silk dress

For walking the red carpet, a silver one shoulder long silk dress is going to be perfect. Don’t just wear some random shoes because you think you can hide the shoes with the dress.
Details are often as important as the main thing, so wear classy silver sequin heels to match with the dress perfectly.

Beige Slip Dress with Grey Thigh High Boots

beige slip dress grey thigh high boots

For a beautiful casual outfit that is perfect for dating, you can wear a beige slip silk dress with a grey thigh high suede boots.

Two-piece Set of Rose Gold Midi Silk Dress & Long Cardigan

rose gold midi silk dress long cardigan

There are always some people that prefer a boyish look over a mature feminine look. This outfit actually give you both in one outfit. Wear a rose gold midi silk dress with a matching long cardigan. Pair these elegant pieces with white sneakers to create an interesting contrast. But to do that, it is better if you are actually the host of the party, so people see that as a twist instead of a mistake.

Gold Bodycon Silk Dress with White Open Toe Heels

gold bodycon silk dress white open toe heels

For a minimal look, you can wear a gold bodycon silk dress to show off your curves. Pair it with white open toe heels to complete the outfit cleanly.

So, here are some of the best silk dress outfit ideas that I have just shared with you. I hope that you enjoy it. Also, there are thousands of other outfit ideas you can find in this website. Go check them out.