Monday 5 March 2012

Catherine Malandrino to Karen Millen - 6 of the Best Red Dresses for Spring

It’s that time of year again when if you’re anything like me you’re completely fed up with everything winter/sheepskin/down/fleece, dark mornings and cold evenings and even if it’s not yet spring there’s that feeling that Spring has to be just around the corner.

Nothing brings spring and summer to mind more instantly than a pop of bright colour and what colour does it better than red?  Time to get the sunglasses out and take a look a 6 of the best red dresses to buy right now.  Warm them up with your favourite wrap or jacket until you’re ready to go sleeveless and brave the rays.
Catherine Malandrino pointelle knit dress - £425 Ladylike and versatile, this fine knit dress by French designer Catherine Malandrino in her signature pointelle is perfect for a splash of colour from day to night.

Catherine Malandrino Red Pointelle Knit Dress
Oasis polka-dot ‘wiggle’ shift dress – £65 In retro style and fitted from top to bottom this is a perfect wardrobe staple in this season’s hot dot print.  Containing 3% elastane this dress will allow for stretch and, as they say, wiggle………

Oasis Polka Dot Shift Dress
Diane von Furstenberg Jori Dress - £303. There’s something about DvF, her dresses are investment pieces and last for many seasons – they also have that va va voom sex appeal;  it’s what you put into it of course, but with DvF you’re always off to a great start.
Diane von Furstenberg Jori Dress
Isabel de Pedro red V neck wrap dress -  £214.99.  Contemporary designer Isabel de Pedro has designed her slim wrap effect dress in stretch jersey to skim the body – be warned, at time of writing there were only a couple of sizes left.
Isabel de Pedro Red Dress
Karen Millen knot and drape jersey dress - £140.  A glamorous and sophisticated dress from Karen Millen in a statement colour to take you to work and beyond.
Karen Millen Red Dress
Biba cowl back maxi dress - £289.  A stunner from Biba with an hour glass shape (and also available in black). 

Biba cowl back maxi dress
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