August 12, 2011

Friday's Fancies: When in Doubt

 (Images via 1, 2, 3)


Friday always calls for a certain level of celebration, if you ask me. And after the week that's been had around here, make that a double. Step one in my hopes of overcoming this week, is sharing a new Friday's Fancies with you. This week's theme is 'red,' and honestly, that says "kick up your heels, let down your hair, paint your nails, and hit the town" to me! I've found that red can truly be a girl's best friend- there are tons of ways to style this vibrant color to fit your personality. Seeing as I usually subscribe to the more is more philosophy, here are a few simple tips for making quite the impression in your favorite shade of red!


(Image via Matchbook Magazine)

Red lips will always be classic and pack a punch.

(Be sure to read the Matchbook Magazine article (page 40-41) featuring their 12 favorite shades.)


(Image via)

Red nail polish is a tried and true staple in any girl's styling repertoire.


(Image via)

Red shoes (flats or heels) manage to spice up any outfit that falls a little short of fabulous.


(Image via)

An LRD is a showstopper no matter what.


(Image via)

Make it yours, and own it. Incorporate red into your wardrobe to fit your personality. Isn't that what fashion is about anyway?!


My favorite way to wear red?
With other vibrant colors and gold accessories.

(Set via my polyvore)


"When in doubt wear red."

-Bill Blass



Unknown said...

Love your Friday's Fancies Picks! That short red dress is to die for:) Glad I found your blog - newest follower! Do you love instagram photos? I am hosting an instagram link up on Monday! Hope you can join! xo.

{a little dash of ash}

Stephanie said...

The first picture is stunning! Love her gloves & hat!

Kristin said...

I am rockin' some red nails and toes today! I wear a lot of neutrals so adding red to an outfit just gives it the pop of color that it needs. Love wearing red!

Anonymous said...

Love your outfit inspiration. I can totally see you wearing that!! I can't pull of red really well so I go for more of a cranberry hue in clothing. I love to add it via toenails, clutches, shoes, belts, etc!! Have a great weekend, Julie!! xo

Mama Pea said...

Love red nail polish and red shoes :)

Unknown said...

There is so much goodness going on in this post! I love all the red shoes and the red and pink color-blocking is making my heart flutter!

Anonymous said...

Love that 1st pic

Grace (The Stripe) said...

so pretty! i love all of these... and how you styled that gorgeous red silk dress. you can never go wrong with classic red.

xx grace

henning love said...

red is such a powerful color! i love the pants you picked and those heels are amazing

Ivana said...

LOVE this post! You always share the most inspiring photos!

Have a fabulous weekend!

xx Ivana
Style in the City

Daily Cup of Couture said...

loving those darling red shoes!!!


Marian said...

THAT little red dress is definitely a show-stopper! And love the color palette you are using in your look!

Ree Bee said...

An all-black outfit with a punch of red is amazing in my opinion.

Meggan said...

Beautiful! I love how you pair red with bright pops of color. Those jeans are amazing! Also, loving all of your inspiration pictures :) Following you now! xo

Margarita Bloom said...

This is PERFECT!! I've been feeling the love for stripes and LOTS of retro red glamour! of course that's a given what with our new I simply adore that first picture... so glam! I hope your Friday was a glamorous one Julie! xoxo

Chloe and Reilly said...

Loving the Friday's Fancies picks! Red is such a fierce color, and the outfits you picked out are so cute! They are the perfect mix of fierceness, while still being cute, and not too over powering!!

-Dutch Belle