The thing about a sexy red dress is — no matter the shape or the added details — it never goes out of style. We’re still smitten with the figure-flattering off-shoulder dress actor Kangana Ranaut wore around Christmas last year. Or, that floral cut-out maxi dress actor Deepika Padukone selected for a Cannes 2017 appearance?
Just in time for Valentine’s Day (on Wednesday), we’re inspiring you with some of our favourite fashion moments starring a simple red dress: From date-night casual to over-the-top fancy, there’s a wide variety here, but we promise they’ll all put you in the mood for some loving.
Actor Kangana Ranaut’s clingy, figure-flattering off-shoulder knee-length dress hugged her in all the right places.
TV personality Malaika Arora’s raspberry velvet draped knot dress from Lola by Suman B had a 1970s vibe and a style that elongated and slimmed at the same time.
Known for its heat-seeking qualities, red isn’t necessarily associated with softness or a romantic vibe, but actor Deepika Padukone proved otherwise with delicate red-and-white blooms on her Alexander McQueen dress.
Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar’s glamorous turn in a sequined mini dress with micro slit was not only merry and bright, but also thoroughly sophisticated. And that slit!
Actor and author Soha Ali Khan showed us that red doesn’t always have to be merry and bright, you can inject neutral accessories into the colour for a slightly more modern look.
Actor Alia Bhatt left a mark with her mini Gauri and Nainika dress from the designer’s spring/ summer 2018 collection.
Anushka Sharma pulled off an all-red, all-velvet pantsuit like a boss.