On Trend: Red Fashion Is All the Rage
All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
This week the color red is appearing everywhere from holiday parties to fashion markets and even on the streets. The color adds a jolt of energy to any outfit. We spotted some red-hot pants, flannels and sweaters, just to name a few fiery fashion items. See also: On Trend: Fur Delivers Fun, Texture...and Warmth
Denver native and Rooster intern Madelyn Hadel was spotted at First Avenue and Broadway rocking red, high-waisted pants with a black turtleneck and gold jewelry. "I felt like a pin-up and wanted to make it tough with the chains," she explains. "I make a lot of my own clothing and alter them to make them my own. Denver has good style and we have our own perspective. Each day I decide what character I want to be: It can be punk-rock or really girly. It's an alter-ego when I get dressed."
Men can grab a red, long-sleeved shirt from the Goodwill on Broadway and Elsworth for $1.99.
Huckleberry Roaster barista April Frankenstein was spotted in red holiday attire at the coffee house's holiday market on 43rd Avenue and Pecos Street. "Red is very festive. I just wanted to fit the holiday vibes and red is super-strong so I like that," she says. Frankenstein usually wears red, gold, black and neutrals; she found this sweater at a local thrift store. Keep reading for more fiery fashion.
Kiowa Williams was modeling a Stritch Boutique flannel at Fashion Denver's Holiday Market on December 7. WIlliams likes to wear red because "bright colors are more fun than dull colors," she says. "This is my favorite outfit to wear today. It's comfortable."
Stritch Boutique stylist Katherine Schwappach was showcasing the same flannel that model Williams wore on the staircase runway. She dressed hers down with Savvy jeans and white low-top Converse sneakers. "I think red is on trend year round," she says. "It's very empowering for women. When I wear red, I feel beautiful. Red also impacts your mood and helps you work out, so red is a really bomb color to wear."
This holiday season stay on trend by wearing red, Denver.
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