In Fashion, Fashion photography, Shopping, Street fashion on November 7, 2012 at 10:42 pm

It seems that around the festive season one trend keeps on coming back: red is flattering us in all shapes and shades from merlot, to brick red, to high lighter red. I have seen this lava -red dress by Reiss London in stores during London Fashion Week time and remained restless and sleepless until I finally made it mine. Since I live in Vienna I had to buy it online – I brought the accessories, the necklace and bracelet already with me from my London trip. I love this black and silver jewellery because it is ultra versatile and adding a bit of wickedness to this rather elegant dress.

Since it is freezing cold I had to wrap up in my coat and head band – I chose different variations of red accents to complete my look. I think mixing different hues of red, lighter with darker ones is the new black when it comes to the red trend. We’ve moved inside a shopping mall because the wind has been unbearably chilly – and of course we had a lot of onlookers: Luckily most of them were positive – yet they were puzzled about what a girl in a lava red dress is doing here.

I’m taking pictures for my fashion journal, mind me – and that ain’t crime…

I think every girl must have at least one good red dress in her closet – since the festive season has started and I suppose you all are beginning to get busy, I thought I’d give you a little hand with finding the hottest and most remarkable red dresses across the web –Β  suited to every body type and budget. Here is my pre- selection of the web’s best red dresses for you:

ASOS Mini dress with fit and flare skirt

ASOS Skater Dress in Lace and Velvet

SPLENDID Washed-crepe shirt dress

MAJE Slow crepe wrap- effect dress

VALENTINO Lace and silk-satin bubble dress

And last but not least I have one good reason why you should buy, borrow, steal, well basically own a red dress:

It is sexy!

How will you be rocking the red colour trend this year? Let me know in the comment section below!

xox, the Flamboyante

Reiss UK

  1. LOVE: the dress, the driving gloves, the red dress suggestions from various stores AND your last pose! FIRE!:) -Kristysamone.com

    • Thank you Kristy – and I love your comments, they always cheer me up! Gloves are from H&M last year – I’m really good at finding those little things that make an outfit outstanding or extra-ordinary. I bet you are quite good at that either πŸ˜‰ xx

  2. Your red dress is so stunning! I am envious! I will probably try the red trend this year, simply because I finally can: I’m a natural redhead recently turned bleach blonde. Some redheads look great in red; I don’t, because my particular natural shade is all wrong for the colour. Wearing red next to my face will be a first for me.

  3. Absolutely gorgeous!!!! Girl, red is your color!

  4. I want to be different. If everyone is wearing black, I want to be wearing red.

  5. really hot hot hot! super stylish! xxx

  6. sexy, pretty, breathtaking…..!!!!

  7. you look stunning!
    loved the lipstick!



  8. Beautiful the clothes, photos, everything is on his place, chic, trendy, fashion and a spirit of vintage !

  9. i love this dress, it’s beautiful

  10. Wow! And, that red bag? Ah-mazing! Must have. In fact, every woman MUST have at least one red bag. And red shoes.

  11. I love red and you look gorgeous!

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