03/08/2012 02:02 pm ET Updated Mar 10, 2012

Color Trends Of The Year: Coral (PHOTOS)

Coral is one of those colors that puts a smile on everyone's face. It's the hue of tropical fruits and summery jewelry; it recalls the smell of citrus and the sparkling beach days that come with warm weather.

From Michelle Williams' 2012 Louis Vuitton Oscars gown to Angelina Jolie's vivid Jenny Packham dress from the "Tree Of Life" premiere, it looks like orange is enjoying an early summer. Click through our slideshow below to see some of the prettiest coral dresses that have graced the red carpet recently.