Revolutions are ignited by it, the digicam loves it and other people go to court docket over it — no different color has the extraordinary attraction of red, stated creator Charlotte Sinclair. A logo of affection, dynamism and fervour, red has a unprecedented attraction. Powerful and timeless, it makes a sturdy visible influence within the collections of designers and fashionistas.
From Malaika Arora stepping out in a vibrant red sheath dress to Hina Khan’s deep red embellished robe and Jacqueline Fernandez’s stunning red saree with a full-sleeved matching shirt, red is unquestionably the flavour of the season. This winter, the shades of vermillion, scarlet, cherry and crimson promise to pack the utmost affect and make you stand out.
“Dressing in red symbolises power. It’s a bold statement that always catches the eye,” opines senior designer Ritu Beri.
“Red is a great colour for Indian skin tone. Though, it’s important to search which one works the best for a particular skin tone. With red, it’s important for the fit to be perfect,” feels designer Nachiket Barve.
An ideal color for winters, red emanates the warmest vibe whereas remaining fashionable and female, too. Designer Saisha Shinde suggests, “Choose a striking shade of rouge over bold poppy red. Tone on tone self-coloured embellishments looks best over anything baroque or ornately gold, as it makes one look too bridal. Pair reds with brown, burgundy or even fuschia as a good combination.”
For designer Neeta Lulla, red stands out by itself and doesn’t want accompaniments. “Red is such an energetic shade, which is an instant head turner. Go for fire engine shade if you are confident, to get that instant attention, else go with deeper shades of ox blood or marsala. Avoid green and gold with it, as it gives a very Christmas stereotypical vibe.”
Do keep in mind, like with every little thing with flamable potential, red is to be approached with warning. “A pair of perfect mules or a strappy stiletto in black works best with any red ensemble. Keep the makeup neutral. For an evening look, one can go bronze lids or smokey eyes,” suggests Lulla.
For Beri, red is a impartial color that she enjoys matching with different colors corresponding to crimson, white and even prints. “Nothing beats the seduction of a plain red saree with stunning silver jewellery,” she provides.
For a conservative and conventional look, Barve suggests, “Diamonds and polki work beautifully when paired with traditional or even emerald accent earrings.”
After all, seeing our fashionistas sashay on this daring color, the adage, ‘There is a shade of red for every woman’, by no means appeared extra related!