A trip to Spain inspired the designer Valentino Garavani to create his famous Valentino red. The now iconic, bright red with a slight orange note became a trademark of his eponymous fashion house, although he only wrapped selected designs in this special color. Especially evening gowns.
Hubert de Givenchy mag the little black one made famous. A dress like a sure thing, with which you are always well dressed. Valentino but stands for the big red that knocks everyone down. He himself once put it in an interview: “I told a lady that if she dresses all in red for a party, all the guests immediately see something great in her. Because if it’s the right red, it touches everyone. “
Red is the color of revolutions, roses and romance. Of passion and blood. Of cardinals and the Holy Spirit and Hell. In Nepal it is the color of purity, honor and dignity. Red is the color of innumerable feelings and values. No color is so close to good and bad. Former BAZAAR fashion editor Diana Vreeland once said that being bored with red is “like having enough of the person you love.” So it’s impossible.
Red dresses on the catwalk: the fashion trend in autumn / winter 2020/21
During the fashion weeks for autumn / winter 2020/21 there were quite a few moments with the so-called wow factor on the catwalk. In other words: lots of red ones clothes. At Balenciaga it was draped from Lycra into a hybrid of catsuit and evening gown. For Givenchy, Clare Waight Keller showed off a red coat dress with lush sleeves. At Jil Sander, a red shirt dress works as an accent in a collection that is otherwise mainly black, creamy white and brown.
Micro trend: the red dress as a fashion trend with sequins
A micro-trend of its own in this one Fashion trend is a dress that is embroidered over and over with red sequins. High neck with long sleeves, a turtleneck to the chin and a skirt hem to the ankles. You saw this dress in a very similar shape at both Valentino and Bottega Veneta. At Bottega Veneta, Daniel Lee combined pink rubber boots with them. Which would also prove that you can really just wear anything with a red robe.