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All-Red Everything! 9 Stylish Ways You Can Wear More Red This Season

Sumona Bose

Fashion Writer

We’ve been keeping an eye out, and we can confidently tell you that red is the most important colour for fashion this fall. The runway was brushed in shades of red and we are all for it! Bold and dangerous, it’s historically linked to caution and sin, thus, not a frequent presence on the fashion scene. But with designer collections like Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli backing it up, the colour is being revived. In different shades of red, the range was demure and an honest rendition of the colour.


 

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In all honesty, we wish more women would dare to wear red on a day-to-day basis. Fortunately, there are many ways to incorporate red into your look and we have curated a list to get you started!

1. Subtle Prints



 

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Wish to go sombre with your red escapades? Opt for delicate red prints on a bold base - they can be paired with basics if you want to avoid looking OTT. Invest in pencil skirts and printed shifts to add the elusive red in your wardrobe!


POPxo Recommends: Floral Valentine Skater Skirt (Rs 999), Dorothy Perkins
Black Coloured Printed Skater Dress
(Rs 1,990)


2. Colour Block Dresses


 

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Got commitment issues with colour? Consider including red in trendy colour-blocked dresses! The style is hot right now and it gives you the freedom of picking from a variety of complementing accessories.


POPxo Recommends: Koovs Color Block Midi Dress (Rs 1,195), Ajio Colourblock Shift Dress with Asymmetrical Hemline (Rs 999)


3. Retro One Pieces


 

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Taking cue from one of history’s sexiest women, Marilyn Monroe, we have picked a retro one-piece swimsuit as a hot fav! Sun bathe in these fire kissed swimsuits on your next vacay! Don't forget to throw in a beach hat to the mix!


POPxo Recommends: Scarlet Striped Back Cut Out Swimsuit (Rs 4,480), Rouge Cut Out Swimsuit (Rs 2,900)


4. Ruffled Blouses


 

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We are seeing the ruffle trend everywhere. That mixed with the gorgeous red hue, we have the perfect combination of chic. Pair your ruffled red blouses with darker bottoms like pencil skirts or skinny trousers.


POPxo Recommends: Evah London One Shoulder Ruffle Top (Rs 1,299), Red Kizzy Cold Shoulder Ruffle Top (Rs 1,099)


5. Flat-Front Trousers


 

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Straight-leg trousers are a great alternative to your basic skinny bottoms for workwear. They complement pastel tops well and are super comfy to wear all day. Tie up a pair of smart oxfords to complete the look!


POPxo Recommends: Vero Moda Women Red Self-Design Flat-Front Casual Trousers (Rs 1,598), Mango Women Red Solid Flat-Front Casual Trousers (Rs 2,094)


6. Red Pop Slip Ons


 

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You can channel that Wizard Of The Oz red shoes vibe with peppy slip ons! Pick ones with some sort of embellishment or trim on it, to balance out the colour. Graphic prints and tassels are in this season, just saying!


POPxo Recommends: Ajio Brogue Loafers with Tassels (Rs 1,799), Vans Star Print Slip-On Shoes (Rs 1,400)


7. All Over Red Fitted Silhouettes


 

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Lend an evening soiree some scorching charm with all an all-red fitted dress! The silhouette is sexy and the red is the perfect colour to channel confidence and power. Pair the outfit with some killer stilettos and add dainty drop earrings!


POPxo Recommends: Koovs Asymmetric Collar Maxi Dress (Rs 1,999), Lulu & Sky Bold And Beautiful Red Dress (Rs 1,750)


8. Accessorize Crimson


 

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Accessories are the perfect outlet to try a new colour because they can be carried in more ways than one. Add a quirky sling or a cuff bracelet to your look and you are good to go!


POPxo Recommends: Origami Lily Quirky Patch Sling Bag (Rs 1,499), Pipa Bella Antique Gold-Toned & Red Studded Cuff Bracelet (Rs 1,079)


9. Pant Suit It Up



We had to hustle a bit with this one! Pant suits are not an easy pick when it comes to dressing up. But we would dare to suggest these dapper suits. Style them with a striped undershirt for your next fancy do!


POPxo Recommends: Jiaon V Wang Office Pant Suits (Rs 4,328), Z&I Buckle Leisure Solid Pants Suit (Rs 2,995)

Published on Aug 29, 2017
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