Top Trend: Red

Sonia Zmihi,

Red is the ultimate color of a woman in charge. From bold lipstick to the sole of a designer shoe, the iconic hue is one that rarely goes unnoticed. Fierce, powerful and defiant, part of the color’s allure is that it’s largely about being seen. And if anything, this fall will not be a time to shrivel and hide but rather the ideal season to make a statement and free your inner flame.
While a head-to-toe look is an unquestionably brave fashion move, it is also surprisingly wearable and flattering. Plus and most valuably, fiery red is the perfect mood elevator; it will boost your confidence and it holds the power of turning a grey rainy day into a party! Now who doesn’t like a good party ?

It seems like whether you’re looking to heat up your fall, add some color to your life or stand out from the crown, red will be every girl’s best friend this season. Here we’re taking you on a journey around all the major fashion capitals to discover the different ways designers revisited the striking hue.

Who better than fashion it-girls and catwalk queens – Gigi Hadid and Kendal Jenner to prove our point ? At Max Mara, red and velvety fabrics makes up for a dramatic combination, especially when covered by the iconic oversized coat.  The Italian house kicked off Milan Fashion Week showing four head-to-toe scarlet looks, while Fendi put a dramatic pair of red shoes on each model’s feet. Know that if you’re feeling less daring, slipping on some fire engine red boots will be the perfect way to dip a toe into the trend.
If you’re into strong masculine tailoring, Gabriela Hearst also featured the bold hue in a fitted power suit. We recommend it if you want to make the conference room go silent as your enter your Monday morning meeting.

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And if you’re feeling romantic, look to Mansur Gavriel and Givenchy who have some vibrant options for both day and night outfits. In the morning, wake up to Mansur’s vivid ensemble composed by a comfy oversized sweater and a flowing skirt, grab a coffee and start your day bright and stylish. After happy hour, you can bring on the glitter, go full on modern day Jessica Rabbit and trade in your cosy outfit for a gorgeous sequin gown. Another winning alternative is the elegant and timeless ruby overalls from Molli, it could be the easiest way into this trend.

Red Alert : fall is all about power dressing, so don’t miss out on this season hottest color! One last tip for the road, if you want to bring your look to a sartorial climax – incorporate millennial pink touches to your red head-to-toe outfits. This tandem is guaranteed to generate sartorial heat! 🔥🔥🔥

the writer

Sonia Zmihi

Graduated from Sciences Po Paris with a degree in Marketing, Sonia has now added budding fashion journalist to her work in the fields of marketing and communication. She spends her free time refreshing her Instagram feed looking for the funniest memes, building never ending wishlists on Net-a-porter and cooking exotic meals.

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