Lilac Outfits For Women: Lilac hues are everywhere this year,, and the trend of lilac outfits is on fire. With Lilac being a pretty flattering and feminine colour, there is no doubt that the popularity of lilac outfits and clothing items has reached an all-time high, so much so that you would often see a sold-out sign for most items.
Various lilac pieces can be added to your casual or formal wear, so what are you waiting for? Go and grab a beautiful piece of garment in Lilac and flaunt it! In this article, we have rounded up 40 gorgeous looks to inspire you in your loveliest lilac dreams and a few tips on how to best wear this beautiful shade of purple!
How to Wear Lilac Outfits
Let’s start with our top tips for wearing Lilac!
- Like any outfit based on a specific colour, you’ll want to avoid dressing in Lilac from head to toe. Try and implement the colour into your ensemble with a single piece. It could be a shirt, a skirt, a dress, or even an accessory.
- Choose a hue of Lilac that flatters your complexion. There are lighter shades of Lilac and deeper hues. Pick one that works with your skin tone.
- Get creative. Why not try a lilac blazer or a lilac scarf? Maybe you want to swap your basic heels for lilac sandals or lilac earrings. Think outside the box about bringing some of this versatile colour to your wardrobe.
- What Colors Go Well With Lilac? If you’re not ready to go all Lilac yet, here’s a list of colours that look amazing when paired with Lilac: White, Purple, Pink, Beige, Black, Grey, Pink and Sea Green.
Now let’s check out some outfits!
↓ 40. Playful Workwear
Want to bring some playful light to your workwear? Try pairing a lilac blazer with a cream jumpsuit. Top it off with a printed belt to make the look fun. If you want to know the latest blazer trends, check out our earlier post on Summer Blazer Outfits.
↓ 39. Maternity Romper
A lovely maternity look is this one right here! A playful lilac romper is perfect for getting outside the box with your maternity wear.
↓ 38. Trendy Embroidered Shift Dress
Say goodbye to winter and hello to spring with this lovely little embroidered shift in Lilac! Perfect picnics, brunches, coffee dates, and afternoon walks, this dress needs little else but some accessories, a designer purse, and some sandals!
↓ 37. Pleated Midi Dress
If you love a whimsical dress, here you have it. This pleated midi dress in a silvery-lilac shade is beautiful and dreamy and makes for a great wedding guest outfit or another semi-formal occasion. Pair with sleek black booties and keep your accessories understated. This is one look you don’t want to miss out on!
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↓ 36. Chic Wrap Sweater & Tote
For a semi-casual work outfit, check out this ensemble! Lilac is such a soft, comforting colour. A lilac wrap sweater is even more so! Feel feminine while staying cozy with a gorgeous top like this, paired with leggings and a beautiful plum-coloured tote. We love how effortless this look is; plus, you can rock it for just about any occasion.
↓ 35. Dressing Up for Fashion Week
The fashion world has successfully taken up the color lilac, so it will be the perfect colour to wear to fashion week this year. Strut in a fun and beautiful lilac blouse with jeans and a warm and fuzzy coat for winter.
↓ 34. Summer Brunch Outfit
A lilac midi dress with a beautiful and intricate cut-out leaf pattern is a vision of beauty and is the perfect choice for a formal summer brunch. Here are some more awesome Sunday Brunch Outfits.
↓ 33. Dressing Up for Autumn
A lace frill skater dress with cold shoulders is not only super feminine and youthful but will also be awesome for twirling around in autumn.
↓ 32. Midi Dress
Waist slimming cinched midi dresses with belts are lovely to wear because they have a soft and floaty feel and make you feel comfortable too. Wear it with a white pointy-toe pump for a perfect final touch.
↓ 31. Pretty Ruffle Dress
Who wouldn’t love to show off this pretty pleated dress (brownie points for the colour lilac) from Tibi? The ruffle neckline and hem detailing give it a modern look, and with a removable belt, the dress would be a favourite for years to come.
↓ 30. Maxi Dress
Wear a flattering lace detail lilac maxi dress and pair it with bright purple block heels for a dressy look. Also, have a look at these Modern Kitenge Dresses.
↓ 29. Easter Outfit
Wear a lilac short dress this Easter and pair it with a white belt and chiffon layering skirt to accentuate the overall lilac effect. Add taupe-coloured sandals and accessorize with a flower crown!
↓ 28. Dressing Up for Weddings
With a plunging neckline and floral lace pattern, this versatile lilac outfit will be the perfect dress for a beach wedding. Pair with nude heels and accessorize with an animal-print clutch.
↓ 27. Shift Dress for Summer
Throw on a simple lilac shift mini-dress for a trendy look. Match it up with nude or taupe booties.
↓ 26. Skirt
Bring on the sassy vibes by pairing up a nice twisted white crop top with this ultra-feminine Lilac ruffle detailing floral lace skirt.
↓ 25. The Fashion Forward Outfit
Being a fashionista is about trying bold and risky pieces and making a statement. This risk-taker dahlia top in Lilac with a darker shade skirt is the combo for your individualistic style.
↓ 24. Bridal Shower Outfit
If you go to a chic lilac-themed bridal shower, you can wear a beautiful lilac cut-out pattern dress to make you stand out. Pair with nude accessories.
↓ 23. Casual
↓ 22. Lilac Accessories
A great way to bring some of this lovely shade of purple to your everyday attire is by adding a lilac accessory. This pretty little handbag is a perfect example of a supplement that, while small, manages to steal the stage completely.
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SHEIN Mini Croc Embossed Satchel Bag
Express High Waisted Denim Perfect Lift Ankle Leggings
Express Crocodile Peep Toe Heeled Mules $69.90
↓ 21. Monochrome
An all-purple outfit is a bold move. Here’s a great example of how to pull it off. Instead of Lilac, pair a lilac dress with a bold purple and heel combo.
This way, the Lilac won’t wash you out, but you can still stay in that purple range! This would make a great holiday outfit, a wedding guest look, or even a church ensemble!
↓ 20. Bomber Jacket with Paperbag Pants
Floral prints and bomber jacket combined is one bomb combo you don’t want to miss out on. Style lilac paper bag pants with this soft lilac bomber jacket. Do check out these 13 Ways to Style a Bomber Jacket.
↓ 19. Getting Comfy in Winter
Keep warm and comfy in winter with a pastel lilac sweater and thigh-high boots. This is a simple but stylish look you’ll love wearing repeatedly.
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J.Crew Vintage straight eco jeans with button fly $89.50
Naviah Faux Leather Heeled Over the Knee Boots
↓ 18. Date Night Outfit
Are you feeling those pre-date nerves? Wear a gorgeous ruffle-detailed off-shoulder dress as your date-night outfit to feel confident and radiant.
↓ 17. What to Wear on Tours
For tours and trips, you want to wear something contemporary yet makes you feel comfortable and chic. Pair a lilac blazer/bomber jacket with black leather leggings or pants.
↓ 16. Sweet Summer Look
Summer dresses will always be a thing, and we are glad of it. A cute little dress is the perfect summer apparel. Opt for Lilac or a lavender dress this upcoming summer; we promise you won’t regret it! Pair with silver heels and a curly hairdo, and you have got a look you won’t soon forget.
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A Love To Believe In Lavender Dress $52
↓ 15. Picnic Outfit
Wear a Lilac long high-low hem dress for your spring picnic or lunchtime plans.
↓ 14. Layering with Lilac
Wearing layers of Lilac is one very awesome look to flaunt. While we caution going head-to-toe in it, we also think it’s a bold move that will win the respect of fashionistas everywhere – if done right. For this look, pairing your ensemble with white sneakers will help break up some purples. Mind your fabrics as well. This woolly coat pairs beautifully with a lace dress.
↓ 13. Casual Date Outfit
This off-the-shoulder lace blouse with lilac jeans is perfect for a casual date. Add cute sunglasses and long tassel earrings to accessorize!
↓ 12. First Day of School Outfit
Are you worrying about the first day? Pair a lilac graphic sweater with lilac jeans for that amazing first-day look.
↓ 11. New Year’s Eve Party Outfit
With this alluring lilac knit dress and coat, pair a black wrap belt and black suede boots for an edgy look. This super sophisticated and chic look would work for holiday get-togethers and New Year’s Eve parties.
↓ 10. How to Style Lilac Coat
A lilac pearl-embellished coat can be styled with multiple pieces. Wear it with this soft velvet midi dress and blush or nude shoes for an ultra-stylish look. You’ll also stay nice and warm, making this a great winter ensemble.
↓ 9. Breezy Summer Dress
Short sleeves and cotton dresses are a must-have for summer. Wear a long breezy lilac summer dress with a special ruffle effect. Here are the Latest French Fashion Trends and 20 Ways to Dress Like a French Girl.
↓ 8. Celebrity Style Outfit
The popularity of Lilac is not just limited to fashion bloggers . Famous celebrities have been wearing it too. Check them out for inspiration.
↓ 7. Bridesmaid Dresses
Lilac is the new fabulous color for bridesmaid dresses, and looks flattering on everyone. If you are planning a wedding, a lilac bridesmaid dress will look lovely on your best girlfriends and family! We particularly love this bodycon option paired with strappy heels.
↓ 6. Dressy Outfit for Parties
I was worried about what to wear to a bachelorette party? This short blouse and skirt number are great with intricate attention to detail.
↓ 5. Pantsuit for the Formal Events
High-waisted pants with belts have been huge for quite some time now. Wear a subtle lilac pantsuit for office parties and formal events.
↓ 4. How to Wear Lilac for 30 Plus Women
You can always match various lilac pieces to create a decent look. Wear a cropped sweater with a high-waisted pleated midi skirt and a lilac coat.
↓ 3. Dressing Up for Work
Wear a double-breasted Lilac Blazer and trouser combo for work.
↓ 2. Cute Fall Outfit
Bring some lightness into your attire this fall with a refreshing shade of Lilac. Not only is it an unusual colour to see during the autumn season, but it will be super eye-catching, especially amid the typical reds and browns you see during that time of year.
You can also combine your preferred shade of Lilac with some orange or brown to bridge the colour gap. Take this turtleneck sweater for instance.
Blue, orange, and lilac stripes provide the perfect base to the look. Add a sleek lilac coat, jeans, and neutral shoes and you’ve got a gorgeous fall outfit you’ll never want to change out of!
↓ 1. Funky Matching Outfit
Show your funky side with this pretty lilac two-piece ensemble! This fun little outfit is so cute for fashion events, trips to the museum, brunches with your girlfriends, or dressy events where you want to push the envelope without overdoing formal attire.
Pair with black pumps and don’t even worry about accessories: a fun pattern is all the accessory you need!
R.H. Elias is a freelance writer, aspiring author, and freelance transcriptionist. She is a homebody all the way and loves curling up on a cold, rainy day with a good book and a warm cup of tea. Her favourite pastimes include reading, writing, and watching period films. She currently lives in Puerto Rico.