Nothing compliments brown skin quite like orange hues. The citrus shade picks up on the golden undertones of every complexion from fair to deep. It’s no wonder orange is the color celebrities choose when they want to take a bold and memorable turn on the red carpet.
Whether you’re looking to stun in a floor-length gown or sizzle in a short mini, orange is the color du jour this summer. Get inspiration from these 15 celebs on how to make a lasting impression in the citrus shade.
Who can forget when Beyonce sizzled in an orange Antonio Berardi dress at the Superbowl press conference? Gold pumps and blonde curls set off the look perfectly.
Lupita wowed us all in an orange Antonio Berardi dress accented by printed leopard pumps.
Kelly's brown skin tone looked ravishing next to an orange off-shoulder floor-length gown, a curly afro and gold jewelry.
Solange dazzled in a head-to-toe orange look including an Acne Studios skirt and Jimmy Choo pumps.
5. Jennifer Hudson
JHud jazzed up her orange Christian Dior gown at the AMAs with bright pink lining and a matching lip.
6. Paula Patton
To make her bold cut-out dress even sexier, Paula Patton chose a tangy orange hue that packs plenty of punch.
Oprah's natural radiant glow was only enhanced by her orange gown at the NAACP Image Awards.
8. Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana went for a bold color to offset her feminine draped dress at the "Death at a Funeral" premiere.
9. Meagan Good
Meagan Good is summertime fine in a burnt orange jumpsuit with a ruffled one shoulder neckline and gold belt cinched around the waist.
10. Viola Davis
Viola Davis turned heads in a sexy orange halter gown with a plunging neckline at the NAACP Image Awards.
11. Chrissy Teigen
Always ready to make a statement, Chrissy Teigen went for chic Rachel Roy separates in an eye-catching hue at the 2014 CFDA Awards.
12. Toni Braxton
Toni Braxton opted for a bright orange mini dress to play up her golden brown complexion at the 14th Annual Lupus L.A. News Orange Ball.
13. Naomie Harris
Naomie Harris looked romantic and feminine at the Elle Style Awards in an orange pleated dress gathered by a metallic belt.
14. June Ambrose
June Ambrose always goes for a look that commands attention. Her orange wrap dress, complimented with a furry shawl in the same hue, did just that.
15. Mel B.
Mel B. embraced two of summer's hottest trends in a gorgeous bright orange crop top at the iHeart Radio Music Awards.