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Lady in Red: 17 Dresses to Inject a Hit of Confidence Into Your Closet

It symbolizes power, femininity, love and regality; from chilli pepper to cherry, coral to crimson, and scarlet to burgundy, the color red can evoke many strong emotions. Worn with confidence, there is little else that rivals it and, as Audrey Hepburn once said, “there is a shade of red for every woman.”

So summon your inner Marilyn Monroe from Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, think Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman, and draw inspiration from our previous Vogue cover stars Nancy Ajram and Imaan Hammam, both of whom have recently worn red with style and poise. Look through the gallery above for our edit of the best red dresses this season. Because, as designer Bill Blass said, “When in doubt, wear red.”

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