The Chicest Way to Wear Summer's Boldest Color Trend

There's something about the color red that boosts our confidence instantly. Whatever the reason (magic?), we don't question the positive effect this color trend has on our moods (and outfits). Red lipstick? A classic. Red shoes? Power moves will inevitably follow. But when we stumble upon a red dress, we can't help but feel edgy and chic all at the same time.

It's a bold color we once reserved for special occasions, but it has now has taken over our summer wardrobes. From flowy maxi dresses to formfitting minidresses to casual oversize numbers, the red dress outfits we've rounded up will serve as all the inspiration you'll need to stand out this summer. Keep reading to learn how to incorporate more bold colors into your daily ensembles.

A little red dress for your white cowboy boots. 

Master your summer layering game with a light sweatshirt over your dress. 

Or layer your matching red dress and blazer over your denim jeans. 

A red dress over a white tee is cool too. 

Contrary to popular belief, white socks look great with any dress and pair of shoes.

Looking to stand out at your friend's destination wedding? Look no further.

Life at sea has never looked more chic. 

No such thing as too many ruffles. 

Welcome the Wild West, at least as far as style goes.

Cool and sophisticated. 

Take your red dress outfit to a whole new level with sequins. 

Silk slip dresses are the definition of effortless. 

Floral red dresses are your basket bag's best friend. 

Match your dress to your shoes for a bolder effect. 

Keep it casual with an oversize shirtdress. 

(If you couldn't tell, there isn't a red dress we don't love.)