“There is a shade of red for every woman” Audrey Hepburn
Trending Paint The Town Red
Happy Tuesday everyone! New MONTH – new THEME
‘Paint The Town Red’
Why red this month? Red is a very emotional and intense color, it’s the color of fire and blood, therefore it is associated with energy, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love. It’s a great reflection of my personality.
Meanings of red differ across the globe, for example in Russia Red symbolizes Communism and revolution, to most Asians Red means happiness and prosperity, in India Red is a symbol of life-giving purity, in the Middle East the colour symbolism of Red is Danger and Evil.
Red is a very powerful colour. It ‘encourages’ strong emotions and I want my July’s theme to follow the suit.
Starting the week with something ladylike with a hint of sexiness. Semi sheer layered lace paired with a scallop clutch bag and print heeled sandals. This midi dress is such a sweet statement piece for date nights and holiday parties. With something so soft and feminine like this dress, I wanted to add a dash of toughness by pairing it with a wide contrast belt. It’s such a great mix of toughness with softness.
When it comes to feminine pieces, I can’t help but want to create contrast by pairing it with masculine details. Red is such a great color to match with complete opposites! It looks so strong and powerful, every time I wear it I feel extra empowered.
I wore this lace dress with an ASOS OBI wide belt (I love how the wide belt creates an illusion of a high-waisted silhouette), ASOS Public Desire Kristen Print Heeled Sandals and a gorgeous red VERY Cut Out Scallop Clutch Bag (and for those who prefer classic black VERY).
Season after season, lace features on catwalks from New York to Paris. White crochet lace rules in summer, while in winter, red and black lace party dresses get us into the Christmas spirit. I’ve been on a lace and ruffle streak for a while, and this lace dress is like no other. It’s simply stunning! The cap ruffle sleeves and high neckline together create a balanced contrast to the sheer design and layered layout. This particular dress has a very sweet aura with its semi sheer lace and dancer-like silhouette. Lace is such a pretty number for spring and summer, and I especially love the vibrant color.
If you are in the mood to discover the history, skill and seduction of lace you should explore the Lace in Fashion exhibition that is currently taking place in the Fashion Museum in Bath. You have plenty of time as the event is open for another 6 months until 1 Jan 2018
As part of this event you can actually design your own lace pattern that will be added to the Museum lace design gallery. How exciting is this?!
With the Summer knocking on our doors I have selected a few lace pieces that you may like: MULBERRY a French lace back and front poplin pleats, embellished with ruched tulle midi dress, V by VERY Long Sleeve Ruffle Lace Dress, ASOS Boohoo Cold Shoulder High Neck Lace Dress, LIPSY Vip Sequin Lace Shift Dress (in black or cranberry), TED BAKER MONAA Lace detail textured dress, MICHAEL KORS Sequined Lace Dress and LIPSY New Plunge Neck Floral Lace Dress.
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Dress: ASOS Pretty Little Thing Lace High Neck Frill Bodycon Dress
Shoes: ASOS Public Desire Kristen Print Heeled Sandals
Hope you have a fantastic day and thank you so much for reading!