I need more Red in my life

Red

 

 

I don’t know what’s been going on lately guys, but all I’ve been buying is black. More jeans, more tops, more frocks… all black. It’s a downright travesty. We’re in the middle of summer – it’s allowed, nay, required for wardrobes to be bursting with colour.

 

I’ll start with my favourite one: red.

 

You’d think red is an aggressive colour to be worn with care – and you’d be half right. It is a sassy AF colour and can and will make any outfit super fierce in a hot minute, but it’s not all bolshie drama. It’s about how it makes you feel like you can take on the world.

 

Red has confidence bordering on insolence and a deep contempt for the dim, flat colours of the world. It makes your step spring. It makes you flick your hair like you’d flip a finger. I AM RED, HEAR ME ROAR. That sort of thing.

 

I know there are a few myths about wearing red. Let me dispel these right now:

 

Redheads can’t wear red.

What a load of poppycock. Redheads are born with the colour (or dyed it on and rocking it) so they should have first dibs on it. Y’all look fabulous, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

You can’t wear red and green together.

I call bullshit on this – opposite colours look awesome together. You don’t have to (unless you want to) look like a Christmas tree but like a style queen like here.

Red is only for a pop of colour.

Untrue! Red can also be a pop of colour, or it can be your entire look. There’s a million and one shades of red, all ready to be adored by you. Be brave. Be fierce. Rock your personal runway.

Red is such an aggressive colour.

Yes, a little. It’s also the colour of love, of passion, desire, heat, longing, lust, sexuality, sensitivity, romance, joy, strength, leadership, courage, vigor, willpower, rage, anger, danger, malice, wrath, stress, action, vibrance, radiance, and determination. And you honey, you can be whatever you want.

 

What’s the most badass red garment in your wardrobe? Tell me all about it!

  • I love the earrings, and the sunglasses are pretty nice but they are so not for my face shape!

  • Girl you are awesome for busting the myths associated with red. It is one of my absolute favorite colors and I truly believe that one can never go wrong with red. <3
    xx
    J

  • Phaytea’s Pulse

    This made me smile…i love red so much that a lot of my items are in that colour…the funny thing is hubby doesn’t like red so I try not to get too many red outfits….I let him know everyone needs a red out sometimes especially a red dress

  • Maggie Redfern-Pucci

    Oh my gosh how fun! I have recently started falling in love with red. I love all those pieces !

  • Kanishka Acharya

    Red is my favorite one. I think red really suits me. A simple red top can make you look elegant in no time. I love the post busting the myths about the color.

  • Hannah Chau

    I only have like… one red dress! You have inspired me to expand my wardrobe!

    http://www.chaudadventure.wordpress.com

  • Zana Djakovic

    Lovely pieces. I wear red but not so often. 🙂 And If I wear it, it’s mostly a dress. 🙂

  • Jasmin N

    OH, what a gorgeous looking pieces that I would never put on myself 😀 I don’t know why but I’ve never seen red pieces on me. For you, I think they’ll suit well 🙂

  • I’ve always had a hard time wearing red because I am so pale! I feel like it makes me look translucent or sickly. haha My best red “garment” is a purse actually. I love it! It’s Betsy Johnson and it has a big red bow. I actually got it discounted because it had a small defect. Nobody every notices it. It’s awesome. 🙂