There’s no simpler way to command the attention of a room than to show up in a red dress. Showstopping as it may be, the colour can be incredibly versatile as well. Kirsten works it to feminine heights with accent florals, while Emma goes for ’40s glamour with a fitted dress and an opulent stole.
Kirsten Dunst in Gucci. Elizabeth Hurley in Monique Lhuillier. Ashley Graham in H&M.
Skirt, $350, from Carven. Araya A. Hargate in Alexis Mabille.
Rita Ora in Marchesa.
Emma Roberts in Diane von Furstenberg.
Cynthia Nixon in Paule Ka.