The color coral is a mix of red and pink hues combined to make a shade of orange. The color coral is named after the sea animal whose color it resembles. The color comes from the color class called cnidarians and has also been known to be called salmon or peach. Corals complementary color is teal and it mixes well with brown, black, ivory and red. Coral gowns compliment all types of skin tones and hair colors. Start Shopping for your dream Coral dress for Prom 2015 today!