Paint the town Red

Fashion and the colour Red have a lot to offer. Here are some great ideas to give you that special look to paint the town Red!

When in doubt, wear red

Red is hot, red is cupid, red is devil and red is power. It is the colour that will never be out of style. As the saying goes “When in doubt, wear red.”

Go full red or mix and match, right red dress and accessories is an investment that will not go wrong. From apparels to accessories and even make up, red is the style statement. It makes you look fresh and new instantly and turns head as you walk. And what more every season there is a red outfit walking down the red carpet.

Model - Pallavi SinghRed symbolises passion, strength, energy, fire, sex, love, romance, excitement, speed, heat, anger, power and danger. So get the red right or it can mar your look. Pallavi Singh (21) who has modelled for Tarun Tahiliani, Narendra Kumar, Manish Malhotra, Rohit Bal and Vikram Phadnis at Lakme Fashion Week 2009 says:

“Red is the colour that is bold and beautiful. It requires elegance and attitude to wear it. I love high heel red stilettos, they just grab the attention and brings out the oomph factor.”

Red is certainly not for those who want to blend into the crowd. So be ready to get noticed. Red is the classic that is in all season and here is how to wear it and play safe!

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Red nail polish is bold, sexy and sophisticated. The only trick is to find your best hue.

If you have dark skin, wear a true red. Fair skin types, go for blue-ish red and for those in pink skin, apply orange/red shade. But before polishing, make sure to apply a base coat to prevent stains.

A red lip speaks volume and can easily turn heads. A universal classic colour, the art of wearing red lipstick is to fill in lips with lip liner first and to blend it with other lipstick shades to create the perfect shade of red.

Trust me; you too can have fabulous and kissable lips! Get the right red and it will make all the difference.

A stimulating and emotionally intense colour, you are sure to get noticed when you wear red dress.

It can be found in such a glorious colour range that you can expect to find a tone or shade to suit you. After all, a red dress has something sensual, sexy and special about it.

Red platform with stilettos are very chic. Alluring and sexy, red stilettos accentuate your assets in any style you choose.

It makes you feel more confident and glamorous when you wear a good pair. Do care to pedicure before you step into one and feel like a diva.

Red Clutch BagsRED CLUTCH
Accessories complete the look and a smart stylish red clutch bag gives a cutting edge to your personality. There are some gorgeous and exclusive designs available.

But mind that you don’t dump unwanted goodies and carry only the essentials you need in it.

Use the colour red to say I am what I am or simply to feel the love. A little bit of red goes a long way. And all you beautiful people don’t forget to flaunt it with style.

Omi is a freelance fashion stylist and enjoys writing. He describes himself as 'a dare devil with quicksilver tongue and maverick mind, who wears his heart on his sleeve.' As a writer by profession and by choice, he dwells in the world of words.