TREND ALERT: Red is top shade for AW11

TREND ALERT: Red is top shade for AW11
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Bright red stands out at Marchesa, Michael Kors and Milly on day 7 of New York Fashion Week

Colour blocking may be the big story for spring/summer 2011 but it’s set to continue right through until winter as vibrant red shades took to the catwalk on day seven of New York Fashion Week.

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Look out for scarlet gowns at the forthcoming Academy Awards courtesy of Marchesa, who unveiled an edited collection of the most beautiful red carpet gowns in a strict palette of ivory, black and red.

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Michael Kors also issued a series of bold red maxi-dresses in his signature luxe sportswear style. We particularly loved his parachute-hemmed number with black halterneck.

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Michelle Smith at Milly also saw red this season, delivering a more vibrant shade of poppy on double-breasted princess jackets layered over orange blouses.

This orange-red shade has been a constant on the NYC catwalks, from Carolina Herrera and Max Azria to Carlos Miele and Victoria Beckham Collection - and everyone in between.

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By Maria Milano

 
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