Holiday Outfit: Lady in Red

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Hello again! I wasn’t sure whether or not to post about this red dress holiday outfit as I have had this dress for a while….three years to be precise. So, not exactly bang on fashion, right. Nevertheless I decided why not? This short red dress is a timeless fashion piece after all. Red certainly demands attention. Red empowers us, gives us confidence and certainly screams: “Look at me!” It’s a colour that makes heads turn.

I can’t remember why I bought this dress. Maybe I felt brave that day or maybe it was just because I fell in love with the simple cut of this dress. Nevertheless, if you read my blog regularly, you would know I’m a big fan of bright colours in fashion. I always try to mix colours into my outfit and make up posts, red lipsticks are a must for me. Check out my two favourite ones: MAC Lady Danger and MAC Ruby Woo,  so as you can see I don’t try to stay away from red.

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

I’ve worn this beauty a lot over the years but I save it for special occasions only. My honeymoon was certainly special enough to bring this beauty with me to Croatia. The cut is well fitted around the top and waist area and goes slightly out from the waist down. The skirt length is above the knee which makes it the perfect summer dress. I also bought it at the same time as this pink River Island dress that I wore in Spain last year. They are made from the same stretchy material and the quality is priceless. I wish there were more dresses like these.

The pictures where taken on our evening walk from Brela (a town we stayed in) to a village called Stomarica. We stayed there two years ago and discovered an amazing fish restaurant (Plima – if you ever decide to visit) run by very lovely locals. I always felt very welcome there and the food was divine. The walk was about 45 minutes from our hotel, but seriously guys, their grilled seabass was worth the walk. On a plus side we got to walk along the coast, surrounded by sea and mountains, certainly a heavenly place on earth. I hope to come back again…one day.

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Holiday Outfit: Red Dress

Dress: River Island // Sandals: Next // Bag: TK Maxx // Sunglasses: Ray Ban

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Now, what about you ladies. How do you feel about a red in a fashion?  

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Yours truly,

Dash
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8 Comments

  1. August 2, 2015 / 12:47 pm

    Love red dresses, and this looks like a classic style – nothing better than shopping your wardrobe!

    #UKBloggers

    • August 16, 2015 / 4:44 pm

      Oh, I love that phrase! So true, it's great to mix and match from your own wardrobe, saves pennies and sometimes creates the best looks Xx

    • August 16, 2015 / 4:46 pm

      Thank you Abiee! I agree, the background is amazing, the scenery in Croatia is so magnificient Xx

  2. August 4, 2015 / 8:10 am

    Gorgeous dress and photography, Red is a lovely colour to wear, it can make you feel so confident.

    Rosy | sparklesoflight76.blogspot.co.uk

    • August 16, 2015 / 4:47 pm

      It certainly does, Rosy. It's my "pick me up" colour xx

  3. August 31, 2015 / 6:06 pm

    This dress is stunning! I love the shape of it, you look lovely! I wish I was brave enough to wear red, I just stick to navy ALL the time. Might take a bit of inspiration from you and branch out a bit though 🙂 xo

    • September 6, 2015 / 11:18 am

      Thank you Sian, you should definitely try to incorporate red hues into your life, try with something small, like a scarf or necklace and slowly build it into a dress Xx

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