Red clothing is almost synonymous with sexy. Strappy red dresses and flowing evening gowns take center stage, while simple red heels or headscarves enhance an already stunning style. This year, designers can’t get enough of fiery shades of red, ranging from bittersweet red to flame scarlet. These roaring reds represent passion and vitality, giving new life to many collections.
Classic red evening gowns are revamped in these vivacious shades. Be the talk of prom in a red ball gown, or make connections a red body con cocktail dress. Zac Posen’s angular gown in red is a beautiful display of raucous red, while Mugler’s flame red jumpsuit complements the body. Stella McCartney’s caped evening gown adds mystique to this stunning scarlet, while Carolina Herrera’s sweet princess dress with floral detailing adds innocence to a typically ripe red. Celebrate in style with fiery red evening wear.
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Red may seem like a special style to be saved for spectacular events, but these collections show that there is a relaxing side to red. M. Martin’s two tone sweated is perfect for getting some reading done on the beach, while pants similar to those in Chloé’s collection are perfect for a day out on the town. The best dressed at summer cookouts are always sporting red, white, and blue, similar to Thom Brown’s resort wear, while Markus Lupfer’s sheer, scarlet skirt is reminiscent of the sheer style that is dominating the runway. Relaxing in red has never been so easy.
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A touch of this bold color is enough to take an outfit from drab to fab. The detailed red, floral embroidery on Ulla Johnson’s tropical blue dress is a unique way of incorporating this stunning shade into a garment, while Marc Jacob’s red raincoat brightens up any grey day. A red shirt under overalls, similar to Rosie Assoulin’s, can take dirty gardening garments and turn them into cool casual clothes, and Markus Lupfer’s shocking red tights add a statement to a simple, black outfit. Add flare with flame red.
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Although fiery red needs no help, a pattern of this bold shade can make or break a garment. Hellessy’s plaid top is a rich twist on an old school patterns, while M. Martin’s striped red and white top is perfect for beach side picnics and summer scenes. Rosie Assoulin’s robe and pants ensemble is beautiful for casual roof top parties, and Carolina Herrera’s simple, ruffled dress in red floral can be casual or elegant.
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