AW17 Trend Alert: make a statement in red

‘Red is the great clarifier – bright, cleansing and revealing. It makes all colours beautiful. I can’t imagine becoming bored with red – it would be like becoming bored with the person you love’ – Diana Vreeland

Red is this seasons statement colour. Red is not only festive and a perfect autumnal shade, but it is a key for ‘power dressing‘. The Aw17 catwalks brought us several key trends including block colour dressing in bright pinks and reds. Designers such as Fendi and Valentino both had bold shades of red as part of their collections.

Fendi AW17 Ready-to-Wear collection. Here the clean cut, tailored red coat is paired with red stiletto red boots. Dressing entirely in red is a key AW17 look to try.

Valentino AW17 Ready-to-Wear collection. Here, the paneling and lace gives a more feminine and gentle twist on the red trend. There are many ways to wear red this season.

We’ve made life easier for you and picked out some of our favourite red coats this season!


Calvin Klein – £1803. ‘It’s made from plush red and purple faux fur in an oversized silhouette that’s complete with dropped shoulders and a wide shawl collar. The satin lining ensures it slips easily over chunky sweaters and dresses alike.’ Available HERE

Hobbs – £369. ‘Cut in a cocooning, midi-length silhouette with a shawl collar, the coat is a thoroughly contemporary and luxurious choice this season. It comes in a textured finish, with concealed button fastenings for a streamlined silhouette and a tie belt.’ Available HERE 

Mango – £89.99. This quilted, cocoon, puffer coat gives an over sized and casual look, yet is fashion forward and definitely a style steal for statement dressing this season. Available HERE

Max Mara – £4,340. ‘Max Mara’s coat made a bold statement at the brand’s Fall ’17 runway show, worn by Gigi Hadid as part of a head-to-toe red look. Crafted in Italy, this style is made from plush shearling in an oversized silhouette that falls past your knee.’ Available HERE


Zara – £119. This is a more classic choice of coat this season. The double breasted buttons and lapel gives it a clean, tailored look. The pillar box red colour adds a contemporary twist on this traditional cut of coat. Available HERE



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