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Style Guide: Bringing Out The Vixen In You With Red

The color of passion, love and basically everything hot, red is making a huge fashion splash this season, and I'm loving the fire! 

If you want to add sexiness and serious siren appeal to your outfit, throw in some red and watch the sparks fly! This season we are all about adding color to our style, and the great news about red is that it is actually quite versatile and pairs well with more shades than you might think. For those of us not quite bold enough to go head-to-toe red, there are easy ways to add hints of this hue to make an equal impact.

Here are just a few ideas on how to rock red this season...

 

1. Red Hot

Let's start with something a bit bold, like this gorgeous Self-Portrait mini dress that screams out 'wear me!' The flared fit on this dress makes it flattering for most body types, while the long sleeves and signature lace show off just the right amount of skin. Throw in a pair of matching heels, like these Dolce and Gabbana pumps, and you're ready to party all night! 

Photo Credit: Margo & Me
@Margo&Me

1. SELF-PORTRAIT Lace Mini Dress 2. KENNETH JAY Earrings 3. NADRI Band Ring 4. NADRI Ring 5. HOURGLASS Lipstick 6. MEL BOTERI The Audrey Cocktail Clutch in Black, Croc-Effect Glazed Leather 7. DOLCE & GABBANA Pumps

 

2. Boho Red

Laid back boho is currently on the top of my favorite looks list, and red can easily be thrown into the mix to create a more fashion-forward style. This Giamba V-neck flared dress is the perfect summer accompaniment, and when you mix it together with these Stuart Weitzman boots you're getting sexy summer style at its best.  

Photo Credit: Gal About Town 
@LynleePoston

1. STUART WEITZMAN Boots 2. GIAMBA V-neck Flared Dress 3. KENNETH JAY Hoop Earrings 4. QUAY AUSTRALIA Aviator Sunglasses 5. NORDSTROM Link Bracelet 6. TORY BURCH Wrap Bracelet 7. MEL BOTERI Black and Camel Tasseled Lauren Small Shoulder Bag 

 

3. Casually Red

Red is such a glamorous color, but sometimes it's nice to take it down a notch and bring it into your workwear or more casual looks. A chic button-down looks great in any color, but a red blouse like this Racil tie-neck beauty paired with black, gray and other neutrals really makes it stand out. This is a look you will definitely be seeing me in soon!

Photo Credit: A Piece Of Toast
@APieceOfToast

1. VELVET BY GRAHAM & SPENCER Light Grey Cardigan 2. FRAME DENIM Le Skinny Ripped Stretch Jeans 3. RACIL Delirious tie-neck crepe blouse 4. ALEXANDER McQUEEN Black Leather Pumps 5. OLIVER PEOPLES  Remick Sungalsses  6. MEL BOTERI Luxe Caiman Effect 'Watson' Tote

 

These are just a few outfit suggestions for rocking red this summer and beyond. No matter if you are a brunette, blonde, fair-skinned or dark, I believe there is a shade of red to suit you all. 

Next up, we're going lust for blush, giving this summer pastel color a major style overhaul.  

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