Personal Shopper: A Coral Dress for Amanda

Amanda writes: "You've been doing such a marvelous job finding dresses for everyone I thought I'd put your mad hunting skills to the test. I have a formal event coming up and am in dire need of a new dress. I'm clearly itching for spring as I've been in love with deep coral colors lately but I can't manage to find anything to satisfy my craving. I would love a coral/deep pink knee-length cocktail dress. I'm always a fan of fun details (one shoulder, rosettes, etc) so your options are fairly open. One little catch though, I'm in my final year of university and finances are limited so under $200 would be great!"

Amanda! I, Rachel H., have corralled enough coral dresses here to outfit a small chorale. I hope one of them makes you feel just peachy! And tickled pink! Wordplay aside... this was a tough one, so I included some (like #4) that may not be fancy enough for your formal event. Your call! You can always dress things up with jewelry and shoes (don't be afraid to come back for a You Be the Stylist).

1 - ASOS Exaggerated One Shoulder Pencil Dress ($90, in three colors)
2 - Donna Morgan Belted Chiffon Dress ($138)
3 - ASOS Chelsea Rebellion 50s Pencil Dress ($57)
4 - Kettle Corn Dress ($110)
5 - Amsale Ruched Chiffon Strapless Empire Dress ($114, on sale, in two colors)
6 - J. Crew Silk Chiffon Juliet Dress ($195, in 13 colors)
7 - ASOS Plain Long Prom Dress ($57, in three colors)
8 - Cyan by Shoshanna Pleated One Shoulder Pique Dress ($75, on sale)

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