Question: How can I pull off wearing red?
Answer: Red is probably that one color that looks absolutely darling on just about anyone, so don’t be afraid to add this passionate color into your wardrobe and beauty routine. You don’t have to be a risk-taker to embrace this striking hue, so we’ve got six different ways you can bring some intense color to your style (without leaving your comfort zone, of course). From stylish accessories to classic beauty staples any beauty blogger would hoard, check out our lively picks for the coming season:
1. Lipstick Queen Vesuvius Liquid Lipstick ($24, nordstrom.com)
Nothing says fierce beauty better than a tough crimson lip. So, if you’re craving a vibrant and sultry shade, paint your pout with this liquid lipstick, which delivers a sexy scarlet color. Partner up with a come-hither cat eye or a seductive smokey eye, and you’re good to go for some instant sex appeal. Perfect for the office too, consider updating your lippie with this retro red lippie.
2. Ivanka Trump Sophia Pump ($109.95, nordstrom.com)
Drool-worthy shoe candy always makes the outfit, so for that show-stopping pump, we recommend this pair of functional yet alluring Ivanka Trump shoes. Pair with your trusty LBD and a tailored blazer, and you have sophistication down pat.
3. Tildon Body-Con Tank Dress ($48, nordstrom.com)
Body-con dresses always flatter your shape, so for that upcoming date night, make this adorable dress your go-to piece. Dress up or down with layers or popping accessories for an on-trend look he won’t be able to refuse. And with a price this good, how on earth can you say no?
4. Kate Spade New York Cobble Hill Little Curtis Leather Crossbody Bag ($278, nordstrom.com)
Vibrant and bold accessories can jazz up even the most basic of outfits, so for a gorgeous and trendy bag you can wear for years to come, this Kate Spade crossbody looks simply amazing with any style you choose. Plus, red is a universally versatile shade, so you can wear this piece during all seasons of the year.
5. A.J. Morgan Digital Sunglasses ($24, nordstrom.com)
Sunglasses are essential for those days when you need to make an entrance, or those times when you’re trying to hide the fact that you got very little sleep. Whatever the reason, make these retro-styled sunnies a staple inside your purse, as the bold red color will surely draw attention away from those dark circles and undereye bags.
6. Nakamol Design Bugle Bead Statement Necklace ($85, nordstrom.com)
Costume jewelry adds glitz and sparkle to dresses, v-necks and button-downs, so be sure to incorporate this eye-catching statement necklace into your accessories drawer for a flawless touch of glam. To look fancy on those special evenings, opt for a more subtle dress—and let this necklace do all the talking.