It’s the season to wear red!

Red is such a festive, vibrant shade that now is the perfect time of year to dig out the scarlet pieces from your closet. If you’re looking for inspiration on how to wear red, here are 14 stylish looks from the 40+ women of Instagram. For your complete overview and lots more ideas check our extensive guide on how to wear red.


A vibrant look featuring only black, red and silver. Even the on-trend glasses match the rest of this vibrant look.Red jacket with a necklace |


Tartan is always a huge trend for the festive season. This checked jacket ticks the tartan trend and the red trend in one. I love the graphic tee which mirrors the wearer’s own style."Look a Like" Graphic Tea over checked jacket and red eye glass |


A shirt dress is given added pizzazz with this statement red boots. The cone heel is very now, while the red is also carried through in the bag and the piping on the dress.Cone Red Boots and Piping Shirt Dress with Red Bag |


This fabulous print is the star attraction of this outfit. Teaming the skirt with a classic white shirt lets the skirt do the talking.Red African Print Skirt and White Blouse |


A fabulous outfit for a Christmas party, red pants are a huge trend this winter and fall. These are teamed with a sparkly jacket and a pair of black sandals. There’s more inspiration on what to wear to a Christmas party here.Red Pants and Sparkly Jacket with Black Sandals |


A fun look featuring a voluminous skirt and a red striped tee, this outfit is finished off with burgundy sandals and a pop of red lipstick.


Who says leopard print has to be in a neutral shade? I’ve seen lots of red leopard print this season and it provides an unusual take on a classic print. There’s a fabulous red leopard print suit in this inspiration piece on wearing animal print.Red Leopard Printed Scaft and Red Coat |


An all-red look featuring a red maxi skirt and matching long-sleeved tee, this outfit is finished with a Gucci belt, a fun lip-shaped bag, and some gloves for warmth.Red Dress with Red Lips Purse and Black Gloves |


You don’t need a lot of red to make a big statement. Here, a red crossbody bag is teamed with leopard print, patent leather boots and polka dot tights.Red Crossbody Bag and Leopard Print Dress with Leather Boots and Polka Dot Tights |


This red swing coat has a lovely vintage feel. It is worn with vintage mary janes, and finished with a very cute accessory.Red Vintage Coat with Red Gloves |


Gray is a neutral which goes with so many other colors, and red and gray is a particularly good combination. A gray shift dress is teamed with a red cardigan, a tote bag, and even red wellingtons for wet weather.Red Jacket over Grey Dress with Red Bag and Boots |


Another fabulous look featuring red leopard print. Here, red is teamed with burgundy.Red leopard print jacket and burgundy crossbody bag |


You don’t have to stop at wearing one primary color. A vibrant red is teamed with blue, as well as a yellow scarf and white box bag.Red Cashmere Jacket with Blue Skirt and white bag |


Another festive checked look, here a checked dress is teamed with fishnet tights and silver accessories.Checkered Red Dress with Grey Accessories and Red Eye Glass |

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