Wednesday, September 01, 2010

How to Wear Red - 1955

Red is the color of fire and blood, and is a very emotionally intense color. This is why it is associated with passion, desire, and love. Studies show that red can have a physical effect, increasing the rate of respiration and raising blood pressure. Wear red when you want to stand out from the crowd and be noticed. Here's how to wear red with images from 1955.

Mme. Gres red jersey gown worn with a gold lamé coat.

Cotillion red strapless polka dot rayon taffeta party dress.

Sportgems red suit with flared jacket.

Balenciaga red silk dress.

At left: Lassie Jr. red wool flared coat. At right: Cosmopolitan Juniors red Chesterfield coat.

Need something red for your closet? Check out these choices from Couture Allure, all sure to raise your heart rate!