Trend Worth Trying: Mocha Dresses

09/06/2006 at 10:00 AM ET

Sometimes, gorgeous and stylish minds think alike. Eva Mendes, Beyonce and Halle Berry have all stepped out recently in cafe au lait colored jersey dresses that cling to their curves and set off their skin tones beautifully. The best part is that this color is universally flattering, setting off any skin tone from super-pale to super-dark. So not only do they get to look gorgeous, but they get a comfy dress in the process. You can even take this look into fall by layering a t-shirt underneath or adding a cardigan on top.

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Ashley on

I think they’re very cute and look so comfy! But I think that the idea of putting a t-shirt under it would hideous and would really take away from the sexy breezy look that I think it’s trying to convey.

kate on

Is it just me or does Halle look preggers?

cate on

i love this! the dresses look comfortable and flattering. i would definitely try this.

Alyssa on

If halle looks preggers in jersey… good luck the rest of us in a jersey dress :0) I think the style is really cute but if you have any sort of wobbly bits they will stand right out! But the style is cute and the color is fabulous!

beach babe on

i would not wear the dress because of my skin tone , but
it would look really great on people who have a more nuetreul color

Peach on

I love brown dresses… I don’t know that I would wear that light a brown but they are cute anyways… Eva’s is especially cute.

Natalie on

These dresses look absoluely gorgeous on any skin colour and any size!! They look so comfortable and can be dressed up or down.

Nikki on

I love the color brown and especially these dresses! I would definitly wear them, they look so comfortable!

Courtney on

Yeah she Halle looked pregnant that day, I think it was just the wind blowin her dress cuz in other photos shes flat!

Beautiful dresses tho.

Satori Messenger on

Those dresses are lovely, I’d definitely get in on that trend if I found the right garment.

Nicole on

Rachel Bilson wore a mocha/brown colored dress today (Sept. 7) on Regis and Kelly that was so cute. Where can I find it?

Jennifer on

I love the brown dresses :) Speaking of Beyonce though, I really love the green hooded camo dress she is wearing in her Ring the Alarm video. Anyone have any idea of the brand or where to find it?

andrea on

Rachel Bilson’s Regis and Kelly dress is Dolce & Gabbana

kristinne on

i think that they are a really pretty, casual style. some cuts make you look pregnant though, halle berry has a great figure but i mean come on, even she is pushing the limit. the wind must have hit her the wrong way. the mocha is gorgeous on all skin tones, makes you look tanner, brings out the color of your hair and eyes

Kseniya on

The color is flattering, but the fabric looks like something you would wear around the house and not care if you spill some ketchup on it. You know what i mean?

florine85 on

The dresses are beautiful!!!, but Halle Berry has always had a flat stomach, is she pregnant???? Come entertainment news did you miss this story???

Sandy on

Moca is a very nice color on most women! I would ware the color.

Alicia on

Wow…I wouldn’t want to be Halle Berry – I mean, why does she have to be pregnant just because there is a microscopic, almost invisible bump showing? Maybe she just ate a really big meal or has bad gas or something!! Celebrities get bloated too.

Anyway, I love this colour and the fabric is actually very flattering BUT beware-it tends to snag VERY easily. I have a skirt made of this fabric and it has snags from my seatbelt on it!

Shantae on

The Mocha Dress is adorable. I love it! All three ladies Eva, Beyonce and Halle look good in it, too. Each woman makes it her own! :)

maleeka on

they look so beautiful in those dresses and those brown dresses are cute.

Trisha BEckeony on

I love the color of the dresses. They are so beautiful.

girl on

I love dresses!!!! my favorite one of all time is the brown and white polka dot dress that Julia Roberts (who is amazing) wore in pretty woman!!!!!

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