Scarlett Women at Sacai, Meadham Kirchhoff and Valentino respectively.

Hate to be the harbinger of doom, but bad news is on the horizon, unholy red has been declared the colour of this upcoming season. While red lipstick and nails are A-okay - just ask Dot Cotton -red clothes make me feel, well, just a little bit funny. They either evoke images of Kat Slater, or, somehow make me feel as though I have a carnation tucked behind my ear. 
There's something altogether too noticeable about red, which is why it's the perfect colour for things that you need to either spot or dodge, like post boxes or double decker buses. But when fashion says "jump", we can but ask, "how high?" and with that, here is our selection of the least lady of the night red things. The general rule of thumb seems to be to keep things conservative, with a little c of course. 

This & Other Stories  clutch is ideal for gingerly dipping a toe in the trend.
 Ladylike pleats and a high neck mean that this red Zara dress is perfectly prim and proper.
In our dreams we wear this preposterously beautiful Simone Rocha skirt.
 
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