Cardinal red is a seasonal standout, and a favorite of designers like Valentino, Dolce, and Badgley Mischka. Whether you are going head to toe or adding just a touch with a red lip, this vivid shade is sure to wake up your wardrobe well after the holiday season has passed. Some of our favorite ways to wear it include the unexpected combo of red paired with burgundy for a rich and warm effect, and keeping eyes soft with a gray liner instead of black so that everyone quite literally sees red! Check out some of our favorite pieces.
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Leather, $119; zara.com.
Leather, $250; topshop.com.
Semi-matte in Jungle Red, $26; net-a-porter.com.
Leather, $110; topshop.com.
5. Joe Fresh
Acrylic and wool, $29; joefresh.com.
6. Charlotte Olympia
Embroidered satin, $595; net-a-porter.com.
7. Weekend by MaxMara
Cotton and elastane, $214; matchesfashion.com.
Metal, $28; topshop.com.
Viscose, polyamide, and spandex/elastane, $308; farfetch.com.
10. Love Moschino
Faux-leather, $180; asos.com.
Cotton and wool, $462; farfetch.com.
12. Fiorelli Joey Lauren
Polyester, $118; asos.com.