As well as a little black dress, a red dress is an item of clothing that every female should consider including in their wardrobes. A red dress makes for a colourful party option. It’s bolder than the LBD and is infinitely more eye-catching. Shades can range from rich burgundy to bright orange-reds. To make the most of the red dress, choose a shade of red that best suits you. Take inspiration from the following ravishing red dresses.
Price: $295.00 at net-a-porter.com
This strapless dress channels a slight prom aesthetic. It features a classic sweet heart neckline, peplum skirt, and bow detail at the waist. It comes with detachable straps and also has two side pockets and a concealed zip fastening at the pack. Pair this dress with elegant pearl jewellery and patent heels.
Price: $98.00 at us.topshop.com
From the front, this looks like an ordinary bandeau dress. However, the best ravishing red dresses are those that come with a surprise. The surprise on this dress is the frill back detailing. It also features a contrasting black banded waist and exposed zip fastening.
Price: $395.00 at lagarconne.com
This shirtdress is a casual interpretation of the statement red dress. It features a pointed collar, concealed buttoned placket, and two patch pockets at the chest. Accessorise this dress with a combination of tan and patent nude accessories. Layer a cream cardigan or blazer over the top to break up the block colour.
Price: $1680.00 at net-a-porter.com
This red skater dress is quite youthful in design. It would be a directional choice for both eveningwear and daywear. This rich scarlet dress features slashed peak shoulders, rounded high neck, and full skater skirt. Keep the approach modern and wear this dress with black patent ankle boots.
Price: $348.00 at barneys.com
This tie waist is dress is flirty and feminine. It has a V-neck, spaghetti straps, and self tie waist. The gathered waist creates a soft, draped effect. This would be a statement making day dress. Pair it with flat strappy sandals and a floppy sun hat.
Price: $56.00 at us.topshop.com
Ravishing red dresses are not only resigned for evening wear. This heart embroidered dress would make quite a lovely daytime dress. The bodice features bands of embroidered hearts and cut out details. Keep it casual and pair this dress with some cream oxford shoes and a cross-body bag.
Price: $290.00 at net-a-porter.com
Add a dash of red to your wardrobe with this figure hugging jersey dress. It has a draped asymmetrical slashed neck, cropped dolman sleeves, and ruching at the side. It’s quite a timeless design so can be styled for both formal and casual occasions. This dress can be worn as is, or layered over opaque tights and paired with tailored outerwear.
There’s a red dress to suit every wardrobe. Do you own a red dress? Which of the above ravishing red dresses have caught your attention?
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