Red is one of my favorite colors to wear. It makes me feel vibrant and happy and is just a good color on me. How do you feel about red or bright colors in general? Do you wear bright colors like red or do you stick to neutrals? Whether you go for the “in your face” look of an all over red outfit or just like to add a little punch of color, you are going to love these looks by some of my favorite fashion bloggers. Here’s How to Wear Red Over 40, 50 & Beyond!
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Casual Looks in Red
Shauna from Chic Over 50 pairs her blinged out jeans with a simple red sweater, bag and animal print shooties. Notice her pretty red toenails. If nothing else, red on your toes makes you feel good! Follow Shauna on Instagram.
Kimberly from KandidlyKim posts great looking everyday style on her Instagram feed. Everyday style – that’s exactly where I live! Her red vest brightens up an everyday winter outfit – a sweater and jeans – and makes it a little special. Did you notice how Shauna and Kim are both wearing animal print shoes with their outfits? Such a fun detail!
Lynne Meek, a personal stylist in the UK created this look that’s a little bit, or maybe a LOT Rock ‘n Roll! She pairs her leather joggers with a red jacket, graphic tee, and red booties! Follow Lynne on Instagram!
Business and Date Night Looks
When I approached Judith about using this great picture of her in my “red” post, she kindly informed me that these super cute cigarette pants were pink. And while if I look close, I can see it, I am going to pretend that they are red. Either way, this is a polished and modern look, perfect for business or lunch out. Follow Judith on Instagram.
I read just about every post that Jess from Elegantly Dressed and Stylish writes. I love her always feminine look. This gorgeous lace sleeved top and skinny black pants make up the perfect Valentine’s Day date night outfit. And good news! Check out Jess’ post to get the links to both pieces! They are in stock!
Jess also wears a lot of dresses (as one with a feminine style would). But much to my surprise this is a skirt and top. Can you tell? So pretty. Follow Jess on Instagram.
I have a thing for red coats. I have ALWAYS wanted a red coat! And this year, I finally got one. I feel like a movie star every time I put on this Ellen Tracy Double Breasted Coat. It’s super soft, super warm and is now deeply discounted! Check it out here! I’ve paired it with my Talbot’s Cable-Yoked Sweater (on sale in lots of colors) which I love so much I also bought it in navy. My NYDJ Marilyn Straight Leg STRETCH Jeans and my Kendra Scott Harlow Statement Necklace (some colors are on sale). Follow me on Instagram.
I am a big Talbots shopper and a total fan-girl of Alie from Wardrobe Oxygen. This is another blog I read almost every day. I also follow Alie’s Instastories where she is chronicling her journey to improve her health! She is killing it…
Back to this fabulous outfit – all from Talbots. The red peacoat, scarf, blouse, curvy jeans and cute red crossover bag are all from Talbots. And what about that POP the purple gloves give her whole outfit? Head on over to Alie’s post and get the links to all these fabulous pieces. Super DEEP discounts on each one. C’mon, you know you can’t resist a good sale!
Things I Would Never Wear (It’s not what you think)
I would never wear these two fabulous outfits because I just don’t have the imagination to think of putting them together! But they are perfection! That’s why I love following fashion bloggers! They inspire me to think outside of the box. First is my friend Jodie from Jodie’s Touch of Style – one of my daily must-read blogs. She’s wearing a red plaid blouse with her Fair Isle sweater (that she knitted herself, by the way ) and a red purse with lots of fun detail. The lady knows how to pattern mix – what can I say! Doesn’t she look great! Follow Jodie on Instagram.
And on to Shauna. This is a red sweater layered over a peach lace dress! I could never imagine a sweater over a lace dress or red and peach together but doesn’t it look so chic? And those animal print shooties! My goodness, I am inspired!
Just a Pop!
And for those of you who aren’t going to make your whole outfit revolve around red, here are two ways to just add a bit just for fun. Paula from Dimples On My What? added this cute beanie to her all-black outfit. Doesn’t her complexion look rosy? Follow Paula on Instagram.
Finally, Sue styles her boyfriend jeans with two items from Cabi’s Spring Line. The pretty red floral print Flipside Blouse and the Times Jacket. Get these two pieces and check out Cabi’s new Spring line here.
What about you? What’s your favorite way to wear red?
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