Red is the New Black: Dresses, Purses and Shoes for Valentine's Day

Wednesday February 13, 2013 by Alexandra C.



While our all time love will always be a LBD, we think it might be time to shake things up and inject some colour into February. We're suggesting: Red (surprise). There's a reason that Little Red Riding Hood chose it as her signature hue. Red is hot. It's universally flattering and always makes a statement. Whether you're doing red as print, pattern or solid, it's an impactful colour and we think the perfect one for V-Day. 


1. BCBG Hattie Short Ruffle Dress (US$268.00) 

2. ChicWish Tulle Heart Shape Wrap Dress in Red (US$65.90)

3. Old Navy Crepe Dresses Hearts Pattern (C$25.00, on sale) 

4. Jacob Lace Shift Dress (C$75.60)

5. French Connection Glamour Stretch Dress (C$228.00)


1. Aldo Bernell Clutch (C$29.98, on sale)

2. Lulu Guinness Perspex Lips Clutch Handbag (UK$245.00)

3. Michael By Michael Kors Oversize Sloan Studded Quilted Clutch Bag (US$278.00)

4. Rebecca Minkoff Mini M.A.C. Clutch in Persimmon (C$225.00)

5. Anne Klein Sugar Rush Bag (C$55.00, available at select Nine West locations)


1. J Crew Heidi Dress in Silk Chiffon (US$290.00)

2. TopShop Cowl Neck Dress By Wal G (UK$33.00)

3. T by Tadashi Off Shoulder Bandage Dress (C$143.25)

4. Forever 21 Belted Polka Dot Shirtdress (C$29.80)

5. Modcloth Luck Be A Lady Dress in Red (US$74.99)


1. Town Shoes Kate & Mel Heels (C$150.00)

2. Nine West GoodLookin Heels (C$120.00)

3. Style & Co. Tara Pumps (C$79.00)

4. Zara Leather Kitten Heel Shoe (C$99.90)

5. Gojane Two Tone Platforms (US$30.10)

Which shoe, purse or dress is most like your style? Which one would you like to wear this Valentine's Day?

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12 Comments

on Feb 19, 2013  AngelinaRosaries  2,206 said:

okay, i that nine west goodlooking heels just had to be mine. love it!

on Feb 19, 2013  jamiesheerin  124 said:

the jacob lace dress looks so chic

on Feb 15, 2013  LyrissaSmillie  8,645 said:

red is my fav colour! and all those shoes are going on my wishlist!

on Feb 14, 2013  laced  661 said:

Love the JCrew one! Wish I had the money to but it though haha

on Feb 14, 2013  AngelinaRosaries  2,206 said:

love love the jacob lace dress. hah! if only there is an occassion to wear it. I've been a fan of red, i was almost tempted to wear red wedding gown - except i got traditional families so I end with white wedding gown.

on Feb 14, 2013  LissaG  5,960 said:

Loving the chicwish tulle heart shaped dress, super cute! and affordable.

on Feb 14, 2013  melissakj said:

I'm loving the ChicWish Wrap Dress, the skirt looks like it's got a perfect amount of puff. And the Aldo Bernell Clutch is to die for! I love how it's shaped like an envelope, perfect to carry sweet notes around in.

on Feb 13, 2013  k_ellison  320 said:


Anne Klein & Michael Kors bags are GORGE!

on Feb 13, 2013  smiley_gen  3,600 said:

Love the J Crew dress! So cute and flirty, prefect for a date night with your sweetheart!
I saw the Kate & Mel shoes at Town Shoes yesterday, they're pretty wild! The studs somewhat reminds me of those Candy Button sweets :)

on Feb 13, 2013  fredamans  7,529 said:

LOVE the Jacob Lace Shift Dress with Style & Co. Tara Pumps. That would look awesome!

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