Red dresses are back. It's time to switch out the LBD for something a little brighter this winter. Shop our edit of the best styles to wear right now...
Finding red dresses can be a headache for even the savviest of shoppers. The little red dress may not have been your party look of choice of late, but it definitely should be.
Much brighter than the LBD but equally as wearable, it’s time to banish the boring black as these crimson numbers will see you through the festive season in style.
From evening styles to sleek office options, the little red dress is the go-to style for any event and once again we’re spoilt for choice.
Preparation for the best party look can never start to early and with so many standout styles on offer, we think it’s time to get shopping.
But don’t shy away from red if you’re style is more understated, Next and Zara have great options that are not only classic, but can easily be dressed up and down. Daring dressers, will want to head to Proenza Schouler and Roksanda for their bold designs.
If like us, you just love to follow a trend, look to The Outnet for their pyjama-style silk red dresses or Gucci and Givenchy who have tapped into the romance trend.
Try Topshop and Next for statement styles that won’t break the bank. Or, should you be thinking about splurging for something a little more special this season, head to Harvey Nichols for the amazing Preen by Thornton Bregazzi dress. If the pretty color and delicate lace hasn’t quite tempted you, that blue waistband is actually a zip making this dress wearable three ways as a dress, skirt and crop top.
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Lucky for us suede is staying strong for SS16. To make this style work for winter, team with a polo in beige or navy and then switch to a pretty pussy bow blouse for spring.
The ultimate LRD – this Preen By Thornton dress is all kinds of wonderful.
Summer may be well and truly over but there is no need to banish bohemian style for winter. Team this deep red dress with suede for 1970s vibes.
This pretty paisley dress is toughend up with its bold lace detail. Team with a low heeled ankle boot in brown suede for day, and a lace -up heel for evening.
Gucci’s red dress is the top of our Christmas wish list. Team with a lace-up heel for Victoriana glam.
Red lace doesn’t have to look sultry, this midi from Next with pale lining is the perfect example of this.
Dress down with leather tan sandals for summer or dress up with nude heels for evening glam.
The Pyjama trend ruled on the streets during the SS16 shows. Follow the fashion pack with this Thomas Maier silk style. Commit to the trend with a silk trouser to match.
Ruffles are a key trend for next season. We love this Roksanda style with a dose of bright blue.
We’re loving layering over at Marie Claire HQ and it was also a big hitter in the street style stakes, too. Daring dresses should layer under a plain wrap skirt, but be warned you may be street styled snapped- poses at the ready.
3D lace was a massive trend on the catwalks and the high street have done some great version’s such as this M&S one.
The fashion team are lusting over this long line shirt dress. Add a pair of sporty flats for weekend vibes or team with a minimal heel for cool-girl glam.
We love this sporty style dress, layer over a navy polo and team with crisp white pumps for the ultimate sports luxe styling.
This red dress hits two of next seasons trends on the head with it’s cold shoulder and ruffles.
Layer this long line jumper over a pleated skirt with flats or a jumper dress and shoe boots for evening.
Looking for an absolute showstopper? Look no further. The only accessories needed are a boat load of confidence and a sleek up do. Expect to have all eyes on you in this amazing number.
Show some shoulder this season and get ahead of the SS16 trends.
Delpozo will always be our go-to for glam evening gowns and this claret number doesn’t disappoint.
Velvet, ruffles and a deep color palette. This dress is the epitome of dark romance.