Chic Sheet- Red Hues

posted by on 2014.02.12, under Chriselle Inc., The Chic Sheet

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Have you every thought of the power of color? In particular the color red? This color holds so much meaning to it wether it’s on your lips as lipstick, the letters on a sign, or the color of a flashing light, or in the shape of a heart. When I think of the color red I think of strength, passion, power and love. There are so many other things that come to mind when we see this color and it’s one I’ve been loving to wear recently.

For some, a bold red lip is already pushing the envelop with this intense color. But as I mentioned in my previous post HERE , I like to take risks and make statements. And that goes the same with red. So I wanted to show you how you can pull off a daring red outfit 3 different ways.

You can stop traffic and wear a full monochromatic red look for a statement making outfit like this first example.Or you can take a romantic twist on it and mix shades of vibrant and deep reds for a sultry ensemble. You can take an alternative route and use a vibrant primary color such as blue and pair it with red for an exciting and eye catching outfit. I put together 3 chic sheets with these examples for an easy reference on how to pull off this striking color.


(Left) As seen in “Back in NYC” post

(Right)|Jacket-Nordstrom| Sweater-Top Shop| Pants-TopShop| Clutch- Halogen|


(Left) As seen in “Lady in Red” post

(Right)|Coat- Nordstrom |Shirt-Trovue  |Shoes- Via Spiga|Skirt- Nasty gal |


(Left) As seen in “Eastside” post

(Right)|Blazer-Top Shop| Denim jacket- TopShop| Shirt-Top Shop| Purse-Aimee Kestenberg|

  If you really want to make a statement in all red, no better time to do it than on Valentine’s Day which is only a few day’s away. Any of these outfits would be the perfect date outfit for this romantic day! If you want more Valentine’s Day outfit ideas make sure to watch my new video HERE on how to wear a sexy slip dress 4 ways.

Speaking of Valentine’s Day, if you want to plan a memorable one with your love watch my Date ideas video below:




That’s awesome. I think every woman should have a red coat!

MatureMakeup ( February 20, 2014 at 1:18 AM )
Rüga ( February 14, 2014 at 2:50 AM )

You are so beautiful Chriselle! I love your style, so chic. And with your hair and skin, red looks amazing on you!
I am new in this community, I’ve just shared my first post today, and I would appreciate any kind of comment, recommendation, suggestion or anything :)
Thank you and have an amazing day!

Victoria Caulfield ( February 13, 2014 at 9:48 AM )

    Hi Victoria, thank you for your sweet comment! Welcome to the blogging world! Good luck! <3

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:01 PM )

Love all the red looks! Always love your pick <3 They are great :)))
New Post: Sweater Over Plaid
xoxo, Claire from Vancouver, Canada

Claire ( February 13, 2014 at 8:52 AM )

    Claire, you’re so sweet I’m glad you liked the looks I included in this post!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:01 PM )

Love red on you!

Fashion Snag ( February 13, 2014 at 8:09 AM )

    Thanks so much! I’ve been loving it a lot .. can you tell ;)

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:01 PM )
Joana Leite ( February 13, 2014 at 7:10 AM )

    Thanks!! <3

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:02 PM )

Awesome red outfit:) <3

sasa ( February 13, 2014 at 6:57 AM )

    Glad to hear you like it!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:02 PM )

The colour red will always be as chic & classic as black & white.

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The Fashann Monster ( February 13, 2014 at 6:02 AM )

    I agree 100%!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:02 PM )

love that monochrome in bold colors is back! I absolutely love red, but always was intimidated with an all red outfit (I have the pieces to put together an outfit). I wear complete black outfits often and I really think it’s chic and makes you look put together. And great tips, Chriselle. I’m only a recent follower, but your blog has become my spot for tips and ideas. xx

Supal {chevrons and éclairs} ( February 13, 2014 at 5:53 AM )

    I agree bold is back! And don’t be afraid to rock an entire red outfit, it is just as flattering as black but with a little more pop!! I hope you try it out soon!! thanks for following my posts!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:03 PM )
Leesa ( February 13, 2014 at 1:16 AM )

    Leesa thank you!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:03 PM )

I like this tips. I hope I’ll have courage to go all-red someday. I also dream of all-pink, but it is even more hard to pull off and not look like a Barbie addict))

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Yulia Yemelianova ( February 12, 2014 at 11:37 PM )

    Thanks Yulia, you have to make a bold move and try it out one day! You will look beautiful i it! And I think pink could look great! I imagine a dusty pink with hints of grey! Which is very popular right now!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:06 PM )

ohh, super color…super red

Inna ( February 12, 2014 at 11:01 PM )

    Inna yes and it makes for a super outfit!

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:06 PM )

My favorite is your red coat paired with wine/burgundy! Love that!



Eye Like Fashion ( February 12, 2014 at 10:29 PM )

    The mix of dark and bright red is just so right isn’t it?

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:07 PM )
monkeyshines ( February 12, 2014 at 9:32 PM )

    Thank you!! <3

    Chriselle ( February 13, 2014 at 1:07 PM )

love these red looks =) love how they’re all different!


mc ( February 12, 2014 at 8:54 PM )

digging these super nice red outfits :)
love the first “back in nyc” look!

Cherie S. ( February 12, 2014 at 8:39 PM )

You certainly assert yourself in Red, great outfits, and very powerful!

Nicolene Richards ( February 12, 2014 at 8:29 PM )

Red is my fav color and you are wearing it perfectly! Love the mix of bright red and red-wine! <3

Iulia G. ( February 12, 2014 at 8:19 PM )

love it

sonu ( February 12, 2014 at 7:49 PM )

red is the new black.
i see red everywhere …from nyfw to streets
love it

sonu ( February 12, 2014 at 7:49 PM )

Loving the shades of red!

xoxo, Diana

diana ( February 12, 2014 at 6:45 PM )

Huge fan of Red, I feature the hue in my latest outfit post!


Awed by Monica ( February 12, 2014 at 5:41 PM )

I’m not a big fan of red, just cause I think it doesn’t look good on me ;) maybe in details or a lipstick! XO

Marija ( February 12, 2014 at 5:35 PM )


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