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Summer's Hottest Shade


If you’re after the perfect shade to offset your tan this summer, look no further than the eternally chic, hot red. This attention-grabbing choice delivers knockout results, and luckily both high-end and high street brands have delivered it in spades – not only on statement separates but as bold accents on accessories, too, from heels to sunglasses.

Working well on dresses (from daytime midis to events dressing maxis), you can also tap into the trend with a simple cami, worn with light skinnies for easy summer styling.

We’ve got our eye on wow-worthy swimwear for poolside glamour (Heidi Klein’s bandeau style will look perfect against bronzed skin), while there’s no denying the appeal of a fun red-hued jumpsuit (we heart Topshop’s lace-front offering).

And, don’t forget this is one trend which transitions straight into your beauty bag. Nothing will pull your look together more easily than a tomato red lip, whether you opt for a slick of gloss or a powerful pigment.




American Woman Strappy Back Swimsuit, £104 | Blue Life
Irvina A-Line Silk Midi Dress, £1,090 | Roksanda
Off Shoulder Gypsy Dress with Short Sleeves, £28 | ASOS


Off The Shoulder Blouse, £28 | ASOS
Halkidiki Bikini Briefs, £85 | Heidi Klein
Winona Wool-Crepe Tunic Dress, £210 (was £420) | Goat 


Cut-Out Detail Dress, £9.99 (was £19.99) | Mango 
Love Struck Playsuit, £145 | The Jetset Diaries 
Layered Silk Dress, £255 | MICHAEL Michael Kors


Francine Georgette Maxi Dress, £395 | Saloni 
Plunge Skater Dress With Kimono Sleeve, £30 | Love 
Pom Pom Trim Off The Shoulder Top, £14.99 | New Look 


Flower Print Wide Leg Trousers, £40 | Topshop 
Cami Swing Dress with Pleated Skirt, £45 | ASOS 
Silo Coral Embroidered Cotton Top, £66 (was £220) | Isabel Marant Étolie 


Spot Texture Bandeau Bikini Set, £30 | Topshop 
Fresco Printed Jersey Shorts, £80 (was £160) DAY Birger et Mikkelsen's
Wiggle Dress with Split Front, £42 | ASOS Tall 


Lace Balconette Bra and Lace Brazilian Knickers, £10 (was £18) | Topshop 
Halter Neck Pleated Blouse, £19.99 (was £29.99) | Zara 
Paris Voile Kaftan, £130 | Vix


Garnet Stretch-Crepe Gown, £1,325 | Roksanda
Amoret Flippy Skirt in Tomato Red, £83 (were £119) | Gestuz 
Bandeau Maxi Dress, £20 | ASOS Tall
Midi Asymmetric Dress, £19.99 (was £39.99) |Mango
Cashmere Sweater, £295 |Chinti and Parker 
Plunge V-Neck Cami, £16 |Topshop 


Coral Cat-Eye Sunglasses, £219 | Céline 
Pacha Coral PVC Pumps, £450 | Manolo Blahnik 
Burberry Kisses - 49 Light Crimson £25 | Burberry  


Mixed Sunglasses, £8.99 (was £17.99) | Mango
Hyaluronic Sheer Rouge - 7 Bang Bang, £26 | By Terry
Ghillie Pointed Shoes, £59 | Topshop


Lip Lustre Luxe Colour-Lasting Lip Lacquer - Red Vixen, £16.50 | Charlotte Tilbury
GEMINI2 Suede Court Shoes, £25 (was £42) | Topshop 
5 Years of Beauty - Lips in Rio Rio, £8 | Topshop  


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