Red. Not only is it the biggest color this season, but it’s also one of the most classic shades that will never go out of style. It’s bold and loud, commanding attention while also conveying a sense of dynamism. And it seems that the most stylish women throughout history have understood the power of the punchy color.
We did some digging to round up the very best red dresses in fashion history. On our list is everyone from Audrey Hepburn to Cindy Crawford to Michelle Obama. While there is a range of styles, we did find one common theme among the stylish women wearing the hue: They’re portraying an unshakeable self-confidence that red seems to bring out in anyone who wears it. Have you tried wearing the strong shade?
Go on to see the best red dresses in fashion history, and then shop our favorite styles from Reformation, Mango, Stella McCartney, and more.
Wear minimalist accessories with this festive dress.
Pair this dress with black heels for a classic look.
This is the perfect red dress for any occasion.
Puffy sleeves are fashion-forward and flattering.
Style this dress with statement earrings.
Wear neutral shoes with this dress to show off your legs.
This red satin dress is a timeless style.
Wear your hair up with this dress to show off the shoulder detail.
Show off this pleated midi dress with black heels.
Style this wrap dress with your favorite heels.
This long-sleeve dress is sure to be your fall staple.
This dress is great for going out to brunch with friends.
Pair a statement necklace with this gown.
Pair this dress with thigh-high boots.
Show off the beautiful shoulder detail of this dress by wearing an updo.
Sequins make any dress stand out.
Draw attention to the detail of this dress by wearing simple earrings.
Opt for this dress for a flattering and stylish look.
Wear your hair in a tight bun with this dress.
Wear this dress for a special occasion.